10 days in Florida Itinerary

10 days in Florida Itinerary

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10 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Seattle
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  10​h 30​min
1
Marco Island
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Islamorada
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
St. Augustine
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Panama City Beach
— 1 day
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Seattle

1
night
Marco Island

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. On the 25th (Sun), cast your line with a fishing tour and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at South Marco Beach, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Marco Island trip planner .

Seattle to Marco Island is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Seattle to Marco Island due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Marco Island: highs are around 92°F and lows about 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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South Marco Beach ©
South Marco Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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 (Tue): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, then snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Marathon road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Marco Island to Marathon takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in August, and nighttime lows around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
On the 29th (Thu), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then cast your line with a fishing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the gorgeous colors at Alligator Reef Light House, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and finally get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Islamorada visit planner.

You can drive from Marathon to Islamorada in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Islamorada can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Islamorada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Alligator Reef Light House ©
Alligator Reef Light House
Parasailing & Paragliding

1
night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, then kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, and then see the interesting displays at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Fort Matanzas National Monument.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and car from Islamorada to St. Augustine takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from Islamorada in August, St. Augustine is little chillier at night with lows of 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Fort Matanzas National Monument ©
Fort Matanzas National Monument

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): do a tasting at Panama City Beach Winery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Andrews State Park, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Panama City Beach trip builder website .

You can drive from St. Augustine to Panama City Beach in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Panama City Beach are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Panama City Beach Winery ©
Panama City Beach Winery
Dolphin & Whale Watching
St. Andrews State Park ©
St. Andrews State Park

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