17 days in Florida Itinerary

17 days in Florida Itinerary

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17 days in Florida Itinerary

Munich
Fly:  15​h 15​min
Orlando
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Fort Lauderdale
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
Miami Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Marathon
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
Florida City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Naples
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Sanibel Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Clearwater
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
Ocala
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
St. Augustine
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 30​min
Munich

1
day
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake Eola Park as well as Universal's Islands of Adventure. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Eola Park, and then don't miss a visit to International Drive.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Orlando trip generator.

Munich, Germany to Orlando is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. When traveling from Munich in August, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Orlando: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Wildlife Parks
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Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Lake Eola Park
Lake Eola Park

1
day
Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale ©
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fort Lauderdale Beach as well as NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): explore the world behind art at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Lauderdale Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Fort Lauderdale itinerary planner.

You can fly from Orlando to Fort Lauderdale in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Fort Lauderdale are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale

2
days
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Little Havana as well as Ocean Drive. On the 26th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, then wander the streets of Ocean Drive, and then wander the streets of Little Havana. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through South Beach, don't miss a visit to Bayside Marketplace, then explore the world behind art at Pérez Art Museum Miami, and finally wander the streets of Lincoln Road.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Miami Beach custom trip planner.

You can drive from Fort Lauderdale to Miami Beach in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Miami Beach can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Miami
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Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
South Beach ©
South Beach

1
day
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Captain Hook's Marina & Dive Center has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Marathon travel planner.

Getting from Miami Beach to Marathon by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. August in Marathon sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 31°C at night. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Florida City.

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

1
day
Florida City

Florida City ©
Florida City is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States and is the southernmost municipality in the South Florida metropolitan area. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center as well as Shark Valley. On the 29th (Tue), get answers to all your questions at Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Florida City vacation builder.

Getting from Marathon to Florida City by car takes about 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Florida City can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Florida City

Wildlife Trails Parks

Side Trip

Everglades National Park
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Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center ©
Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center

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day
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Barefoot Beach Preserve as well as Gulf Coast Visitor Center. Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): get all the information you need at Gulf Coast Visitor Center, identify plant and animal life at Barefoot Beach Preserve, and then stop by Fifth Avenue South.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Naples itinerary maker.

You can drive from Florida City to Naples in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Naples

Wildlife Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Barefoot Beach Preserve, Gulf Coast Visitor Center
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Barefoot Beach Preserve ©
Barefoot Beach Preserve
Gulf Coast Visitor Center ©
Gulf Coast Visitor Center

1
day
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bowman's Beach. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Sanibel Island Lighthouse, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sanibel Island Farmer's Market, then see the interesting displays at The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bowman's Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sanibel Island vacation trip planner.

Traveling by car from Naples to Sanibel Island takes 1.5 hours. September in Sanibel Island sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Clearwater.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach
Sanibel Island Lighthouse ©
Sanibel Island Lighthouse

3
days
Clearwater

Clearwater
Holding the record for most consecutive days of sunshine in a single year, Clearwater offers long sandy beaches and proximity to other major cities in the Tampa Bay area.
You've added Ybor City, Tampa Museum of Art, Turtle Beach, and other attractions to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Dalí Museum and Morean Arts Center. Discover out-of-the-way places like Caladesi Island State Park and Ellenton Premium Outlets.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Clearwater custom trip planner.

Drive from Sanibel Island to Clearwater in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In September in Clearwater, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ocala.

Things to do in Clearwater

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Tampa, St. Petersburg, Caladesi Island State Park, Ellenton Premium Outlets, Turtle Beach
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Caladesi Island State Park
Caladesi Island State Park
Turtle Beach ©
Turtle Beach
Clearwater Beach ©
Clearwater Beach

1
day
Ocala

Ocala
Ocala is a city in Marion County, Florida, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Silver Glen Springs as well as Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge and then stroll through Silver Glen Springs.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ocala travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Clearwater to Ocala in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Ocala when traveling from Clearwater in September, with lows around 24°C. You will leave for St. Augustine on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Ocala

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Silver Glen Springs
Highlights from your plan
Silver Glen Springs ©
Silver Glen Springs

2
days
St. Augustine

St. Augustine
St. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Castillo de San Marcos as well as Memorial Presbyterian Church. On the 6th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Memorial Presbyterian Church, then appreciate the history behind Castillo de San Marcos, and then get engrossed in the history at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine online itinerary creator.

You can drive from Ocala to St. Augustine in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in St. Augustine, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 7th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Memorial Presbyterian Church ©
Memorial Presbyterian Church
Castillo de San Marcos
Castillo de San Marcos

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