10 days in Florida Itinerary

10 days in Florida Itinerary

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10 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + shuttle:  9​h 30​min
1
Key Largo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Key West
— 3 nights
ferry:  3​h
4
Naples
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

1
night
Key Largo

Key Largo ©
The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
On the 25th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at History of Diving Museum, cast your line with a fishing tour, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center. Keep things going the next day: trek along Anhinga Trail and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Key Largo trip itinerary maker .

San Francisco to Key Largo is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in December: highs in Key Largo hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Islamorada, Anhinga Trail
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Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): cast your line with a fishing tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, and then snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Marathon trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Key Largo to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

3
nights
Key West

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.
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Dry Tortugas National Park. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Key West trip planner .

You can take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December in Key West, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Parks
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2
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then take a stroll through Fifth Avenue South. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Lowdermilk Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Naples trip itinerary planner .

You can ride a ferry from Key West to Naples in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Key West in December since evenings lows in Naples dip to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Marco Island
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Lowdermilk Beach ©
Lowdermilk Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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