12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Zurich
Fly + tram:  12​h
Miami
— 2 nights
tram + Fly:  2​h 30​min
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
Fort Myers
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Orlando
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Tampa
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 15​min
Zurich

1
day
Miami

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take a stroll through Espanola Way and then take a stroll through Art Deco Historic District.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Miami trip itinerary builder.

Zurich, Switzerland to Miami is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and tram. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Zurich to Miami due to the time zone difference. In December, Miami is much warmer than Zurich - with highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Hollywood Beach
Highlights from your plan
Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
Hollywood Beach
Art Deco Historic District

2
days
Key West

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): explore the galleries of Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at The Basilica School of Saint Mary Star of the Sea. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then examine the collection at Mel Fisher Maritime Museum.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Key West travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by combination of tram and flight from Miami to Key West takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. December in Key West sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Fort Myers.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Historic Sites Spas
Highlights from your plan
Mel Fisher Maritime Museum

3
days
Fort Myers

Fort Myers is the county seat and commercial center of Lee County, Florida. Get a sense of the local culture at Edison and Ford Winter Estates and Burroughs Home & Gardens. We've included these beaches for you: Bowman's Beach and Fort Myers Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Fort Myers: Barefoot Beach Preserve (in Bonita Springs) and Captiva Beach (in Captiva Island).

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Fort Myers itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Fort Myers takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Fort Myers when traveling from Key West in December, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Fort Myers

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Myers Beach, Bowman's Beach, Captiva Beach, Barefoot Beach Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Bowman's Beach
Fort Myers Beach
Captiva Beach

2
days
Orlando

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, then admire the landmark architecture of Stetson Mansion, then take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola Orlando Eye, and finally add some entertainment to your itinerary with Happily Ever After Fireworks. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Orlando vacation trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fort Myers to Orlando takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. January in Orlando sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tampa.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Stetson Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort
Stetson Mansion
Happily Ever After Fireworks

2
days
Tampa

Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): meet the residents at The Florida Aquarium and then stroll through Treasure Island Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Collection, then take a stroll through Pass-a-Grille, and then stroll through Saint Pete Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampa trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Orlando to Tampa in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Tampa are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampa

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Pete Beach, Chihuly Collection, Treasure Island Beach
Highlights from your plan
Saint Pete Beach
Chihuly Collection
The Florida Aquarium

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