10 days in Florida Itinerary

10 days in Florida Itinerary

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10 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Sioux Falls
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Panama City Beach
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Destin
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + shuttle:  7​h 15​min
3
Marathon
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Orlando
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Daytona Beach
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Sioux Falls

1
day
Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©
Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): kick back and relax at Panama City Beach, browse the different shops at Pier Park, and then try for a hole-in-one at Pirate's Island Adventure Golf.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Panama City Beach visit planning app .

Sioux Falls to Panama City Beach is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sioux Falls in September; daily highs in Panama City Beach reach 89°F and lows reach 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Destin.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Pier Park ©
Pier Park
Pirate's Island Adventure Golf ©
Pirate's Island Adventure Golf

1
night
Destin

Destin ©
With emerald water and white beaches, Destin is one of America's favorite vacation destinations.
Plan trip to Destin with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Panama City Beach to Destin in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Panama City Beach to Destin due to the time zone difference. September in Destin sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Destin

Outdoors Beaches Nature

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 19th (Wed), choose your vessel at Captain Hook's Marina & Dive Center, identify plant and animal life at National Key Deer Refuge, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then get engrossed in the history at History of Diving Museum, and finally look for gifts at Hawks Cay Marina Dockside Store.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Marathon online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Destin to Marathon in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Destin to Marathon is 1 hour. In September in Marathon, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Big Pine Key, Islamorada
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters ©
Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters
Captain Hook's Marina & Dive Center ©

1
night
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 Universal Orlando Resort, Gatorland and Madame Tussauds. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): kick your exploration up a notch at Gatorland and then get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at The LEGO Store Downtown Disney, get some fabulous bargains at Orlando Premium Outlets - Vineland Avenue, and then examine the collection at Madame Tussauds.

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You can drive from Marathon to Orlando in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Marathon in September, expect little chillier with lows of 74°F in Orlando. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Daytona Beach.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Gatorland ©
Gatorland
Madame Tussauds Orlando ©
Madame Tussauds Orlando

3
nights
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.
Relax by the water at St. Augustine Beach and Vilano Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Mission of Nombre de Dios and Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Daytona Beach: New Smyrna Town Beach (in New Smyrna Beach) and Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge (in Merritt Island). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Point Park, stroll through Andy Romano Beachfront Park, browse the exhibits of Marine Science Center, and look for gifts at Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Daytona Beach trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Orlando to Daytona Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Daytona Beach are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Augustine, Ponce Inlet, Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens, New Smyrna Town Beach, Andy Romano Beachfront Park
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Vilano Beach ©
Vilano Beach
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

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