30 days in Ocala, Fort Myers & Key West Itinerary

30 days in Ocala, Fort Myers & Key West Itinerary

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Ocala
— 6 nights
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Fort Myers
— 10 nights
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Key West
— 13 nights
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Ocala

— 6 nights
Ocala is a city located in Northern Florida. Family-friendly places like Scuba & Snorkeling and St. Augustine Wild Reserve will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ocala: Crystal River (Three Sisters Springs & Salt River Outfitters), Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park (in Homosassa Springs) and Homosassa (Bird Island, Homosassa River, &more). There's lots more to do: wander the wide-open spaces of Gypsy Gold Horse Farm, take in nature's colorful creations at Butterfly Rainforest, explore the landscape on two wheels at Santos - Belleview Trail, and kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach.

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Orlando to Ocala is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Orlando in April since evenings lows in Ocala dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Fort Myers.

Things to do in Ocala

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Fort Myers

— 10 nights
Family-friendly places like Boat Tours & Water Sports and Naples Pier will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort Myers: Marco Island (Tigertail Beach, Frank E. Mackle Park, &more), St. Petersburg (Morean Art Center, Imagine Museum, &more) and Captiva Island (Redfish Pass & Captiva Chapel By-The-Sea). Spend the 10th (Sat) spotting exotic species with Everglades Day Safari.

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You can drive from Ocala to Fort Myers in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Fort Myers when traveling from Ocala in April, with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Fort Myers

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Key West

— 13 nights

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Family-friendly places like The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Mallory Square will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Key West: Big Pine Key (Calusa Beach, Bahia Honda State Park, &more), Key Colony Beach (Coffins Patch & Sunset Park Beach) and Marathon (Sombrero Reef, Sombrero Beach, &more). Spend the 28th (Wed) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Curry Mansion, and make a trip to Duval Street.

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Getting from Fort Myers to Key West by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from Fort Myers in April, with lows around 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips