15 days in Florida Itinerary

15 days in Florida Itinerary

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15 days in Florida Itinerary

Amsterdam
Fly + bus:  14​h
Sarasota
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Orlando
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Key West
— 3 nights
bus:  5​h 30​min
Everglades National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
Miami
— 2 nights
tram + Fly:  11​h 45​min
Amsterdam

1
day
Sarasota

Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sarasota trip itinerary planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Sarasota is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Amsterdam to Sarasota, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in May: highs in Sarasota hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Sarasota

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Siesta Beach
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Sarasota National Cemetery ©
Sarasota National Cemetery

4
days
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 7th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 8th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort, laugh and play at Disney's Hollywood Studios, stop by The LEGO Store Downtown Disney, and meet the residents at SeaWorld Orlando.

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Drive from Sarasota to Orlando in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Orlando are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

#Theme Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Parks
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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 12th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, then get engrossed in the history at Truman Little White House, and finally don't miss a visit to Mallory Square. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Key West planner .

You can fly from Orlando to Key West in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from Orlando in May, with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow time for the bus ride to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in Key West

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Slough Slog and then identify plant and animal life at Shark Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): trek along Gumbo Limbo Trail and then look for all kinds of wild species at Anhinga Trail.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Everglades National Park trip planner.

You can take a bus from Key West to Everglades National Park in 5.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Everglades National Park are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Miami.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

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

2
days
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 17th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and then have fun at Lock & Load Miami. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the local highlights with Art Deco Tours, then get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, and finally take a stroll through Lincoln Road.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami road trip planner .

You can take a bus from Everglades National Park to Miami in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
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Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

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