14 days in Florida Itinerary

14 days in Florida Itinerary

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14 days in Florida Itinerary

Manchester
Fly + bus:  14​h 45​min
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Amelia Island
— 1 night
+3
taxi + Fly + bus + taxi:  5​h 15​min
Sanibel Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Marco Island
— 1 night
ferry:  3​h 30​min
Key West
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
Islamorada
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
Marathon
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  13​h 15​min
Manchester

2
days
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Lightner Museum, then explore and take pictures at Flagler College, then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, and finally sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to St. George Street, then contemplate the long history of Colonial Quarter, then examine the collection at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the St. Augustine journey planner.

Manchester, UK to St. Augustine is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Manchester in September; daily highs in St. Augustine reach 34°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Amelia Island.

Things to do in St. Augustine

#Parks, #Beaches, #Wildlife
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St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
The Lightner Museum ©
The Lightner Museum
Colonial Quarter ©
Colonial Quarter

0
days
Amelia Island

Amelia Island ©
The southernmost Sea Island off the coast of Florida, Amelia Island takes its name from Princess Amelia of England.
To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Amelia Island trip builder website .

You can drive from St. Augustine to Amelia Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In October in Amelia Island, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 21°C at night. On the 3rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Amelia Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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Marlin & Barrel Distillery ©
Marlin & Barrel Distillery

2
days
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Captiva Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Bowman's Beach, and then examine the collection at The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Sanibel Island Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Myers Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Edison & Ford Winter Estates, and finally don't miss a visit to Times Square.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sanibel Island trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Amelia Island to Sanibel Island takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. Traveling from Amelia Island in October, expect nights in Sanibel Island to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 35°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Marco Island.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Myers Beach, Captiva Beach, Edison & Ford Winter Estates
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Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach
Sanibel Island Lighthouse ©
Sanibel Island Lighthouse

2
days
Marco Island

Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): get your game on at Marco Golf and Garden, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Naples Botanical Garden and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Marco Island itinerary planner .

Drive from Sanibel Island to Marco Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October in Marco Island, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Key West.

Things to do in Marco Island

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Adventure

Side Trips

Speed Boats Tours, Naples Botanical Garden
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Marco Golf and Garden ©
Marco Golf and Garden
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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.
On the 8th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dry Tortugas National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Key West trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Marco Island to Key West takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Marco Island in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Key West, with lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Key West

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park

1
day
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Islamorada Beer Company Brewery and Tasting Room, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Islamorada online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Key West to Islamorada in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Islamorada can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Adventure
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
days
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bahia Honda State Park, then snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, then have fun at The Art Studio, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the Marathon driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Islamorada to Marathon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Marathon are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Seven Mile Bridge ©
Seven Mile Bridge
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

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