17 days in Florida Itinerary

17 days in Florida Itinerary

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17 days in Florida Itinerary

Brussels
Fly:  19​h 15​min
Pensacola Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Destin
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
Fort Myers Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Marco Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
Marathon
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
Islamorada
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 15​min
Brussels

2
days
Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach is an unincorporated community located on Santa Rosa Island, a barrier island, in Escambia County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Navarre Beach, then stop by Island Style, and then kick back and relax at Pensacola Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): take in the waterfront at Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier, contemplate the long history of Fort Pickens, and then kick back and relax at Gulf Islands National Seashore - Florida District.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Pensacola Beach tour planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Pensacola Beach is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Brussels to Pensacola Beach. In August, Pensacola Beach is somewhat warmer than Brussels - with highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Destin.

Things to do in Pensacola Beach

Beaches Parks Outdoors

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Navarre
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Pensacola Beach
Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier ©
Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier
Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach

2
days
Destin

Destin ©
With emerald water and white beaches, Destin is one of America's favorite vacation destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then admire the majestic nature at St. Andrews State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Okaloosa Island, then immerse yourself in nature at Henderson Beach State Park, and then stop by Sexton's Seafood Market.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Destin sightseeing planner.

Drive from Pensacola Beach to Destin in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Destin are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Fort Myers Beach.

Things to do in Destin

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

St. Andrews State Park, Okaloosa Island
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Henderson Beach State Park
Okaloosa Island
Okaloosa Island
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
days
Fort Myers Beach

Fort Myers Beach ©
Fort Myers Beach is a town located on Estero Island in Lee County, Florida, United States. On the 21st (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Bowman's Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Captiva Beach. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Myers Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort Myers Beach vacation planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Destin to Fort Myers Beach in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In August in Fort Myers Beach, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Fort Myers Beach

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Bowman's Beach, Captiva Beach
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Bowman's Beach
Captiva Beach ©
Captiva Beach
Fort Myers Beach ©
Fort Myers Beach

3
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. Take a break from the city and head to South Marco Beach and Lowdermilk Beach. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Tigertail Beach, take a memorable tour with Tours, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take an in-depth tour of Marco Island Historical Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Marco Island travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Fort Myers Beach to Marco Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In August in Marco Island, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Lowdermilk Beach
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
South Marco Beach ©
South Marco Beach
Tigertail Beach ©
Tigertail Beach

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bahia Honda State Park and Sombrero Beach. There's much more to do: take in the views from Old Seven Mile Bridge, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Marathon holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Marco Island to Marathon takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle. In August, daytime highs in Marathon are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Bahia Honda State Park
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Sombrero Beach
The Turtle Hospital
The Turtle Hospital

2
days
Islamorada

Islamorada
Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with Robbie's of Islamorada, then take in the exciting artwork at Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery, and then get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then identify plant and animal life at Molasses Reef.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Islamorada itinerary builder.

Drive from Marathon to Islamorada in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Islamorada can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Key Largo, Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
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