10 days in Florida Itinerary

10 days in Florida Itinerary

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10 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Orlando
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
St. Augustine
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
3
Marathon
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h
5
Sanibel Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Indianapolis

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.
On the 21st (Fri), revel in the low prices at Orlando Premium Outlets - Vineland Avenue and then discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

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Indianapolis to Orlando is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight, taxi, and train. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Indianapolis in December, expect Orlando to be much hotter, temps between 77°F and 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping Nightlife
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets ©
Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets

1
night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Augustine Beach, and then admire all the interesting features of Flagler College.

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

Getting from Orlando to St. Augustine by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in December, expect nights in St. Augustine to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are little chillier, around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Marathon.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Flagler College ©
Flagler College

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sombrero Beach, identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Marathon Garden Club.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Marathon trip itinerary builder app .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle from St. Augustine to Marathon in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from St. Augustine in December: high temperatures in Marathon hover around 80°F and lows are around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dry Tortugas National Park and Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum. Bring the kids along to Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, engage your brain at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West day trip app .

Take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center ©
Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center

2
nights
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Captiva Beach, then stroll through Bowman's Beach, then identify plant and animal life at In The Garden, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Pond Apple Park. Here are some ideas for day two: hunt for treasures at Sanibel Island Farmer's Market, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then kick back and relax at Fort Myers Beach.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Key West to Sanibel Island in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Sanibel Island when traveling from Key West in December, with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Fort Myers Beach, Captiva Beach
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Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach
Captiva Beach ©
Captiva Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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