31 days in Southwest Florida & San Francisco Itinerary

31 days in Southwest Florida & San Francisco Itinerary

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Marco Island
— 3 nights
2
Sanibel Island
— 3 nights
3
San Francisco
— 16 nights
4
Siesta Key
— 2 nights
5
Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island
— 2 nights
6
Fort Myers
— 4 nights

3
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Marco Island

Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Take a break from Marco Island with a short trip to Big Cypress National Preserve in Ochopee, about 3h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, contemplate the waterfront views at Capri Paddlecraft Park, stop by Keep In Touch, and walk around Frank E. Mackle Park.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Marco Island itinerary builder site.

Fort Myers to Marco Island is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Marco Island

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Big Cypress National Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Frank E. Mackle Park ©
Frank E. Mackle Park
Capri Paddlecraft Park ©
Capri Paddlecraft Park

3
nights
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
When in Sanibel Island, make a side trip to see Little Hickory Beach Park in Bonita Springs, approximately Bonita Springs away. And it doesn't end there: get lost in a book at Sanibel Public Library, walk around Pond Apple Park, get outside with Whitney's Bait and Tackle, and get a taste of the local shopping with 2 Islands Gallery.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sanibel Island driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Marco Island to Sanibel Island takes 2 hours. July in Sanibel Island sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Captiva Island, Little Hickory Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
J.N. ©
Sanibel Public Library ©
Sanibel Public Library
Parasailing & Paragliding

16
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco holiday planner.

You can fly from Sanibel Island to San Francisco in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Sanibel Island to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Sanibel Island in July, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 73°F and lows about 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Siesta Key.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Battery Spencer
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
Siesta Key

Siesta Key draws most of its visitors with soft, white-quartz sand beaches and translucent ocean water.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Sarasota National Cemetery, explore the world behind art at The Ringling, then sample the fine beverages at Siesta Key Rum, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Siesta Beach, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Calusa Brewing.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Siesta Key travel itinerary planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Siesta Key in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Siesta Key: highs are around 91°F and lows about 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Bradenton Beach.

Things to do in Siesta Key

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Sarasota
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Sarasota National Cemetery ©
Sarasota National Cemetery
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach

2
nights
Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island

Bradenton Beach is a city on Anna Maria Island in Manatee County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take in the waterfront at Bradenton Beach City Pier, then stroll through Bradenton Beach, and finally get your game on at The Fish Hole Miniature Golf. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Coquina Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Coquina Beach, then stop by Anna Maria Rocks, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bean Point.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bradenton Beach itinerary planner.

Getting from Siesta Key to Bradenton Beach by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bradenton Beach can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Fort Myers.

Things to do in Bradenton Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Anna Maria, Coquina Beach
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Bean Point ©
Bean Point
The Fish Hole Miniature Golf ©
The Fish Hole Miniature Golf

4
nights
Fort Myers

Venture out of the city with trips to Naples (LaPlaya Golf Course & Naples Pier).

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Fort Myers trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bradenton Beach to Fort Myers in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Myers

Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Fort Myers Beach, Naples, Cape Coral, Cw Fudge Factory LLC
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
LaPlaya Golf Course ©
LaPlaya Golf Course
Naples Pier ©
Naples Pier

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