41 days in Florida Itinerary

41 days in Florida Itinerary

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41 days in Florida Itinerary

London
Fly + shuttle:  13​h 30​min
Marathon
— 5 nights
Drive:  45​min
Islamorada
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
Key West
— 6 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
Fort Myers Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
Sanibel Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
St. Pete Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Daytona Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
St. Augustine
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Amelia Island
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  14​h
London

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at San Pablo Catholic Church and EAA Air Museum. Relax by the water at Sombrero Beach and Sunset Park Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Big Pine Key (National Key Deer Refuge & Blue Hole). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, admire the majestic nature at Curry Hammock State Park, kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park, and take in the views from Old Seven Mile Bridge.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Marathon online driving holiday planner .

London, UK to Marathon is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London to Marathon, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in November, expect Marathon to be much warmer, temps between 32°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Big Pine Key, Key Colony Beach
Highlights from your plan
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

5
days
Islamorada

Islamorada ©
Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center and Parasailing & Paragliding. Do some cultural sightseeing at History of Diving Museum and Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Molasses Reef, kick back and relax at Anne's Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Indian Key State Historic Site, and sample the tasty concoctions at Florida Keys Brewing Co.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Islamorada online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Marathon to Islamorada takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Key West.

Things to do in Islamorada

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Key Largo, Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
Highlights from your plan
Anne's Beach ©
Anne's Beach
Parasailing & Paragliding

6
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fort Zachary Taylor and Higgs Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, pause for some serene contemplation at The Basilica School of Saint Mary Star of the Sea, and get curious at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Key West online tour builder .

You can drive from Islamorada to Key West in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Key West are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Fort Myers Beach.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
days
Fort Myers Beach

Fort Myers Beach is a town located on Estero Island in Lee County, Florida, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Little Hickory Beach Park and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Get a sense of the local culture at Koreshan State Historic Site and The Revs Institute. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort Myers Beach: Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Naples) and Vanderbilt Beach (in Vanderbilt Beach). It doesn't end there: enjoy some diversion at Congo River Golf.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Fort Myers Beach road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Key West to Fort Myers Beach takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. Traveling from Key West in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Fort Myers Beach, with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Fort Myers Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bonita Springs, Naples, Vanderbilt Beach, Koreshan State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Koreshan State Historic Site ©
Koreshan State Historic Site
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

5
days
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a break from the city and head to Captiva Beach and Sanibel Causeway. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bowman's Beach and Sanibel Island Lighthouse.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sanibel Island road trip planner.

Sanibel Island is just a stone's throw from Fort Myers Beach. In December, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to St. Pete Beach.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Captiva Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach
Captiva Beach ©
Captiva Beach
Blind Pass Beach Park ©
Blind Pass Beach Park

4
days
St. Pete Beach

St. Pete Beach ©
St. Step out of the city life by going to Treasure Island Beach and Venice Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Crescent Beach and Nokomis Beach. Explore St. Pete Beach's surroundings by going to Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Englewood), Robinson Nature Preserve (in Bradenton) and Emerson Point Preserve (in Palmetto). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Madeira Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the St. Pete Beach trip planner .

You can drive from Sanibel Island to St. Pete Beach in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Sanibel Island in December, expect nights in St. Pete Beach to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Daytona Beach.

Things to do in St. Pete Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Madeira Beach, Robinson Nature Preserve, Nokomis Beach, Treasure Island Beach, Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Highlights from your plan
Crescent Beach ©
Crescent Beach
Nokomis Beach ©
Nokomis Beach
Venice Beach ©
Venice Beach

2
days
Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach ©
The iconic seaside destination of Daytona Beach once supported sugar mill plantations, but now entertains up to 8 million visitors a year.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at New Smyrna Town Beach and then hike along Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens, explore the galleries of The Casements, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Andy Romano Beachfront Park.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Daytona Beach trip builder app .

You can drive from St. Pete Beach to Daytona Beach in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and shuttle. Traveling from St. Pete Beach in December, Daytona Beach is a bit cooler at night with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ormond Beach, Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens, New Smyrna Town Beach, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens ©
Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens
The Casements ©
The Casements

6
days
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. Get some historical perspective at Memorial Presbyterian Church and Villa Zorayda Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Vilano Beach and Colonial Quarter. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St. Augustine: Ravine Gardens State Park (in Palatka), Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park (in Micanopy) and Gainesville (Florida Museum of Natural History & University of Florida Bat House). There's still lots to do: stroll through Jacksonville Beach, steep yourself in history at Old St. Augustine Village, take an in-depth tour of Oldest Store Museum Experience, and view the masterpieces at High Tide Gallery.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our St. Augustine driving holiday site .

You can drive from Daytona Beach to St. Augustine in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in St. Augustine can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Amelia Island.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Gainesville, Princess Place Preserve, Jacksonville Beach, Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Vilano Beach ©
Vilano Beach
Jacksonville Beach ©
Jacksonville Beach
Colonial Quarter ©
Colonial Quarter

3
days
Amelia Island

Amelia Island
The southernmost Sea Island off the coast of Florida, Amelia Island takes its name from Princess Amelia of England.
Step off the beaten path and head to Fort Clinch State Park and Amelia River Golf Club. Get outdoors at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary and Amelia Island State Park. Next up on the itinerary: tee off at The Golf Club at North Hampton, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bosque Bello Cemetery, and brush up on your military savvy at The Maritime Museum of Amelia Island.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Amelia Island road trip planning site .

You can drive from St. Augustine to Amelia Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In December in Amelia Island, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amelia Island

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trip

Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
The Golf Club at North Hampton
The Golf Club at North Hampton
Fort Clinch State Park ©
Fort Clinch State Park

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