10 days in Florida Itinerary

10 days in Florida Itinerary

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10 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Manaus
Fly + Drive:  12​h
1
Marco Island
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Sanibel Island
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Crystal River
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 30​min
5
Islamorada
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
6
Marathon
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Manaus

1
day
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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Marco Island route planner.

Manaus, Brazil to Marco Island is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manaus to Marco Island is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Manaus in January, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Marco Island: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Marco Island

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): let little ones run wild at Sanibel Community Playground, then stop by Adventures In Paradise Outfitters, then admire the natural beauty at In The Garden, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bowman's Beach.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sanibel Island day trip planner .

Drive from Marco Island to Sanibel Island in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Crystal River.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach
Sanibel Community Playground ©
Sanibel Community Playground

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Crystal River

The jewel of Florida's Nature Coast, Crystal River spreads around spring-fed Kings Bay, known for maintaining a constant 22 C (72 F) temperature all year long.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Crystal River online day trip planner .

You can drive from Sanibel Island to Crystal River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sanibel Island in January, with highs in Crystal River at 23°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Crystal River

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

2
nights
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 18th (Fri), get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at The Florida Mall, then revel in the low prices at Orlando Premium Outlets - Vineland Avenue, and then stop by World of Disney.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Orlando day trip site .

Getting from Crystal River to Orlando by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Crystal River in January, Orlando is a bit warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
World of Disney ©
World of Disney
Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets ©
Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets

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Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then look for gifts at Bella Sol Fragrance Bar and Gifts.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Islamorada trip app .

You can drive from Orlando to Islamorada in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, Islamorada is somewhat warmer than Orlando - with highs of 29°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bella Sol Fragrance Bar and Gifts ©
Bella Sol Fragrance Bar and Gifts

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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 21st (Mon): cast your line with a fishing tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sombrero Beach. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park, and then take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Marathon driving holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Islamorada to Marathon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

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

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