21 days in Florida & Louisiana Itinerary

21 days in Florida & Louisiana Itinerary

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21 days in Florida & Louisiana Itinerary

Bengaluru
Fly:  30​h
Key Largo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Marathon
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Key West
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
Sanibel Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Naples
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  29​h
Bengaluru

3
days
Key Largo

The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Step out of the city life by going to Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center and Parasailing & Paragliding. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Molasses Reef and Grecian Rocks. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Key Largo: Robbie's of Islamorada (in Islamorada) and Anhinga Trail (in Everglades National Park). The adventure continues: fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Key Largo itinerary maker.

Bengaluru, India to Key Largo is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Key Largo is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in April, expect Key Largo to be a bit cooler, temps between 32°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Islamorada, Anhinga Trail
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Anhinga Trail
Parasailing & Paragliding

3
days
Marathon

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Explore hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and Dolphin Research Center. Step out of the city life by going to Fishing Charters & Tours and Sombrero Beach. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center and immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Marathon itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Marathon when traveling from Key Largo in April, with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Sombrero Beach
Dolphin Research Center
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Get a sense of the local culture at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Spend the 2nd (Wed) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and learn about all things military at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Key West vacation builder.

Drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Key West sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

3
days
Sanibel Island

Get in touch with nature at Parasailing & Paragliding and Fort Myers Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Bowman's Beach. Step out of Sanibel Island with an excursion to Lovers Key State Park in Fort Myers Beach--about 44 minutes away.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sanibel Island vacation planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Key West to Sanibel Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Key West in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Sanibel Island, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Fort Myers Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bowman's Beach
Lovers Key State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
days
Naples

Naples is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Naples trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sanibel Island to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Naples

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Marco Island, Everglades City
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
days
New Orleans

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 12th (Sat), brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, and then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, then see the interesting displays at Mardi Gras World, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New Orleans vacation builder.

Getting from Naples to New Orleans by combination of bus and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Naples to New Orleans. While traveling from Naples, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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