12 days in Florida Itinerary

12 days in Florida Itinerary

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12 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Key West
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Orlando
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Miami
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
Everglades National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Newark

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens and then don't miss a visit to Duval Street. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then don't miss a visit to Truman Little White House, and finally take in the waterfront at Mallory Square.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Key West trip planner.

Newark to Key West is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. Traveling from Newark in March, things will get much warmer in Key West: highs are around 79°F and lows about 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

6
nights
Orlando

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.
Pack the 10th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Have a day of magic on the 12th (Mon) at Magic Kingdom Park. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks, stop by The LEGO Store Downtown Disney, and meet the residents at SeaWorld Orlando.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Orlando online vacation planner .

Fly from Key West to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Key West in March, plan for little chillier nights in Orlando, with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

#Theme Parks, #Shopping, #Nightlife
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park

2
nights
Miami

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 15th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and then contemplate the long history of Barnacle State Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Tours, then admire the landmark architecture of Art Deco Historic District, then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, and finally wander the streets of Lincoln Road.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Miami sightseeing app .

Traveling by combination of flight and tram from Orlando to Miami takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Miami, with lows around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in Miami

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
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Art Deco Tours ©
Art Deco Tours
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

1
night
Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park ©
A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Shark Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Gumbo Limbo Trail and then identify plant and animal life at Anhinga Trail.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Everglades National Park online trip maker .

Getting from Miami to Everglades National Park by bus takes about 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

#Outdoors, #Trails, #Parks
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Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail

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