5 days in Southwest Florida Itinerary

5 days in Southwest Florida Itinerary

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Sarasota
— 1 night
2
Fort Myers Beach
— 2 nights
3
Marco Island
— 1 night

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Sarasota

Sarasota ©
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): kick back and relax at Siesta Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, explore the world behind art at The Ringling, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sarasota trip builder.

Philadelphia to Sarasota is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. July in Sarasota sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Fort Myers Beach.

Things to do in Sarasota

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Siesta Beach
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Siesta Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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The Ringling

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Fort Myers Beach

Fort Myers Beach ©
Fort Myers Beach is a town located on Estero Island in Lee County, Florida, United States. On the 22nd (Wed), identify plant and animal life at J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge and then admire the majestic nature at Lovers Key State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Edison and Ford Winter Estates, thenglide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Myers Beach.

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You can drive from Sarasota to Fort Myers Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Fort Myers Beach

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Edison and Ford Winter Estates
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Fort Myers Beach
Parasailing & Paragliding

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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. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Tigertail Beach and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Marco Island trip builder tool.

You can drive from Fort Myers Beach to Marco Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July in Marco Island, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Tigertail Beach