8 days in North Port, Dayton & Sarasota Itinerary

8 days in North Port, Dayton & Sarasota Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

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North Port
— 1 night
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Drive to Sarasota Bradenton International Airport, Fly to James M Cox Dayton International Airport, Drive to Dayton
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Dayton
— 1 night
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Sarasota
— 4 nights
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North Port

— 1 night
North Port is a city in southern Sarasota County, Florida, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): walk around Atwater Community Park, get up close to creatures of the deep with Pine Island Adventure Charters, then take an in-depth tour of Barbara Sumwalt Useppa Island Historical Museum, and finally grab your bike and head to Boca Grande Bike Trail. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your team's savvy at Escape Rooms Unlocked.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the North Port trip itinerary maker app.

Tampa to North Port is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In December, daytime highs in North Port are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Dayton.

Things to do in North Port

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

Dayton

— 1 night

Gem City

Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
On the 28th (Mon), learn about all things military at Miami Valley Military History Museum, contemplate the long history of Carillon Historical Park, then examine the collection at National Museum of the US Air Force, then get curious at Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, and finally admire the masterpieces at Dayton Metro Library.

To see more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Dayton trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from North Port to Dayton. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from North Port in December, with highs in Dayton at 42°F and lows at 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sarasota.

Things to do in Dayton

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Sarasota

— 4 nights
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Sarasota side-trips: Tampa (Busch Gardens Tampa Bay & Horse Power for Kids & Animal Sanctuary), Venice (Our Lady of Lourdes & T. Mabry Carlton Reserve) and Clearwater Beach (in Clearwater). And it doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Tours, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Cat Depot, browse the different shops at St. Armands Circle, and stroll around Largo Central Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sarasota online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Dayton to Sarasota in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and taxi. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Dayton in December; daily highs in Sarasota reach 78°F and lows reach 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Sarasota

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Beaches

Side Trips