10 days in Tampa, Miami & Panama City Itinerary

10 days in Tampa, Miami & Panama City Itinerary

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10 days in Tampa, Miami & Panama City Itinerary

Start: Valparaiso
Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Tampa
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Miami
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  5​h 30​min
3
Panama City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Valparaiso

3
nights
Tampa

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Venture out of the city with trips to Orlando (Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, & more). There's more to do: look for gifts at Toffee to Go.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Tampa fast, fun, and easy.

Valparaiso to Tampa is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Valparaiso to Tampa, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, Tampa is somewhat warmer than Valparaiso - with highs of 89°F and lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Tampa

Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Orlando
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

5
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Explore Miami's surroundings by going to Everglades National Park (Shark Valley, Gumbo Limbo Trail, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and wander the streets of Lincoln Road.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Miami day trip planning app .

You can fly from Tampa to Miami in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May in Miami, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 74°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Panama City.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Everglades National Park, Coral Gables
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Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Food Tours

1
night
Panama City

Panama City ©
Panama City is a city and the county seat of Bay County, Florida, United States. On the 15th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, then view the masterpieces at Panama City CENTER for the ARTS, and finally identify plant and animal life at Bear Creek Feline Center.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Panama City online trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Miami to Panama City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Miami to Panama City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Miami in May, expect Panama City to be slightly colder, temps between 81°F and 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Panama City

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Panama City Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bear Creek Feline Center ©
Bear Creek Feline Center
Panama City Beach Winery ©
Panama City Beach Winery
Swim with Dolphins

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