8 days in Florida Itinerary

8 days in Florida Itinerary

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St. Augustine
— 3 nights
2
St. Pete Beach
— 1 night
3
Sanibel Island
— 1 night
4
Hollywood
— 2 nights

3
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ormond Beach and Vilano Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at St. Augustine Beach and Beach at Daytona Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory in Daytona Beach (about 1h 10 min away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Old Jail, examine the collection at Lightner Museum, make a trip to St. George Street, and deepen your understanding at Flagler College.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our St. Augustine road trip planning tool.

Minneapolis to St. Augustine is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to St. Augustine is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in May, with highs in St. Augustine at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to St. Pete Beach.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach
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Vilano Beach ©
Vilano Beach
Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach
Old Jail ©
Old Jail

1
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St. Pete Beach

St. Pete Beach ©
St. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenkick back and relax at Treasure Island Beach, and then kick back and relax at Saint Pete Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the St. Pete Beach online holiday planner.

You can drive from St. Augustine to St. Pete Beach in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from St. Augustine in May, St. Pete Beach is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in St. Pete Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Treasure Island Beach
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Saint Pete Beach ©
Saint Pete Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
On the 21st (Thu), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenstroll through Bowman's Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Captiva Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Sanibel Island trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from St. Pete Beach to Sanibel Island by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hollywood.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Captiva Beach
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Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach
Captiva Beach ©
Captiva Beach
Boat Tours & Water Sports

2
nights
Hollywood

Hollywood ©
The city of Hollywood is a classic Florida beach town and popular vacation spot, attracting visitors with its picturesque beaches, lively nightlife, and laid-back vibe.
On the 22nd (Fri), view the masterpieces at Britto Central, thentake a stroll through Collins Avenue, thenkick back and relax at South Beach, and finally examine the collection at Lock & Load Museum. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Hollywood Beach and then shop like a local with Aventura Mall.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hollywood day trip app.

Traveling by car from Sanibel Island to Hollywood takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hollywood

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Aventura Mall, Lock & Load Museum
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South Beach ©
South Beach
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Collins Avenue
Aventura Mall ©
Aventura Mall

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