51 days in Florida Itinerary

51 days in Florida Itinerary

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51 days in Florida Itinerary

Victoria Falls
Fly:  30​h
Miami
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Islamorada
— 5 nights
Drive:  45​min
Marathon
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Key West
— 6 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h
Sanibel Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Marco Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  30​min
Naples
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
Sarasota
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Orlando
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
St. Augustine
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  33​h
Victoria Falls

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Miami Beach Boardwalk and Everglades National Park. Go for a jaunt from Miami to Everglades National Park to see Shark Valley about 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, explore the world behind art at The Wolfsonian-Florida International University, buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Miami online journey builder .

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe to Miami is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Victoria Falls to Miami is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Victoria Falls in February, you will find days in Miami are slightly colder (30°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Miami

#Parks, #Nature, #Shopping

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Everglades National Park, Shark Valley, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
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Everglades National Park ©
Everglades National Park
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Miami Beach Boardwalk ©
Miami Beach Boardwalk

5
days
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fishing Charters & Tours and Parasailing & Paragliding. When in Islamorada, make a side trip to see John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park in Key Largo, approximately 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, get outside with A Lil' Tail Charters, contemplate the long history of Indian Key State Historic Site, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Florida Keys Brewing Co.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Islamorada journey maker website .

You can drive from Miami to Islamorada in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. February in Islamorada sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Key Largo, Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
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Fishing Charters & Tours
A Lil' Tail Charters ©
A Lil' Tail Charters

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Turtle Hospital and Bahia Honda State Park. Step out of Marathon with an excursion to National Key Deer Refuge in Big Pine Key--about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge, stop by Hawks Cay Marina Dockside Store, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and get all the information you need at Pigeon Key Foundation.

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You can drive from Islamorada to Marathon in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Big Pine Key, Fishing Charters & Tours
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Seven Mile Bridge ©
Seven Mile Bridge

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Kayaking & Canoeing. Spend the 12th (Mon) airborne with a parasailing or paragliding tour. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, browse the exhibits of Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at The Basilica School of Saint Mary Star of the Sea, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West visit planning site .

Getting from Marathon to Key West by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March in Key West, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Key West

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Kayaking & Canoeing

5
days
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bowman's Beach and Parasailing & Paragliding. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sanibel Island: Fort Myers Beach (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Fort Myers Beach).

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sanibel Island online holiday planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Key West to Sanibel Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Key West in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Sanibel Island, with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Marco Island.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Fort Myers Beach
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Sanibel Public Library ©
Sanibel Public Library
Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach
Fort Myers Beach ©
Fort Myers Beach

5
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. Explore hidden gems such as Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Frank E. Mackle Community Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marco Island: Smallwood Store (in Chokoloskee), Big Cypress National Preserve (in Ochopee) and Everglades City (Fishing Charters & Tours, Nature & Wildlife Tours, & more). There's much more to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, kick back and relax at Keewaydin Island, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and take an in-depth tour of Marco Island Historical Museum.

To see reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Marco Island day trip tool .

Drive from Sanibel Island to Marco Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In March in Marco Island, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Naples.

Things to do in Marco Island

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trips

Everglades City, Smallwood Store, Big Cypress National Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Speed Boats Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
days
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Naples Botanical Garden and Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Koreshan State Historic Site (in Estero), Ave Maria Parish (in Ave Maria) and CenturyLink Sports Complex - Hammond Stadium (in Fort Myers). And it doesn't end there: cast your line with a fishing tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Bird Rookery Swamp, look for gifts at Toucan's World, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Naples trip itinerary maker site .

Naples is just a stone's throw from Marco Island. In March in Naples, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sarasota.

Things to do in Naples

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trips

Koreshan State Park, CenturyLink Sports Complex - Hammond Stadium, Ave Maria Oratory
Highlights from your plan
The Revs Institute ©
The Revs Institute
Naples Botanical Garden ©
Naples Botanical Garden
Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary ©
Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

4
days
Sarasota

Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Armands Circle Association and Myakka River State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sarasota: Bean Point (in Anna Maria), Robinson Nature Preserve (in Bradenton) and Bradenton Beach (in Bradenton Beach). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Siesta Beach, explore the world behind art at The Ringling, examine the collection at The Dalí Museum, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sarasota trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Naples to Sarasota in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Sarasota sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Sarasota

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Bean Point, Bradenton Beach, Robinson Nature Preserve, The Dali Museum, Siesta Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Myakka River State Park ©
Myakka River State Park
Bean Point ©
Bean Point

6
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Stetson Mansion and Daytona International Speedway. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Orlando: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Crystal River), Bok Tower Gardens (in Lake Wales) and Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (in Ponce Inlet). Pack the 4th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at SeaWorld Orlando, make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks, laugh and play at World of Disney, and stop by The LEGO Store.

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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. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Orlando

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trips

Stetson Mansion, Scuba & Snorkeling, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Daytona International Speedway, Bok Tower Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
SeaWorld Orlando ©
SeaWorld Orlando
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion

3
days
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Augustine Distillery and Flagler College. Step out of St. Augustine to go to Palm Coast and see Washington Oaks Gardens State Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll through St. Augustine Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Memorial Presbyterian Church, stop by Claude's Chocolate, and identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine trip planner .

Drive from Orlando to St. Augustine in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in April, you will find days in St. Augustine are slightly colder (30°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Augustine

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature

Side Trip

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park
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Washington Oaks Gardens State Park ©
St. Augustine Distillery ©
St. Augustine Distillery
Flagler College ©
Flagler College

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