11 days in Daytona Beach, Miami & Fort Myers Itinerary

11 days in Daytona Beach, Miami & Fort Myers Itinerary

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Daytona Beach
— 3 nights
2
Miami
— 3 nights
3
Fort Myers
— 4 nights

3
nights
Daytona Beach

The iconic seaside destination of Daytona Beach once supported sugar mill plantations, but now entertains up to 8 million visitors a year.
Attractions like Ormond Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching make great kid-friendly stops. Get outdoors at Lighthouse Point Park and Ormond Scenic Loop & Trail. Take a break from Daytona Beach with a short trip to New Smyrna Town Beach in New Smyrna Beach, about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stop by Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory, cool off at Daytona Lagoon, stroll through Andy Romano Beachfront Park, and kick back and relax at Beach at Daytona Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Daytona Beach tour planner.

Albany to Daytona Beach is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Albany in July; daily highs in Daytona Beach reach 91°F and lows reach 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Miami.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Ormond Beach, New Smyrna Beach, Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens, Lighthouse Point Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach
New Smyrna Town Beach ©
New Smyrna Town Beach

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park and Fort Lauderdale Beach Park. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Las Olas Beach and Haulover Beach Park. Step out of Miami to go to Dania Beach and see Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park, which is approximately 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, enjoy the sand and surf at Bal Harbor Beach, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and examine the collection at Lock & Load Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Miami road trip planning site.

You can drive from Daytona Beach to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Miami are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fort Myers.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Fort Lauderdale, Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park, Surfside Beach, Bal Harbor Beach, Haulover Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Haulover Beach Park ©
Haulover Beach Park
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park ©
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
Surfside Beach ©
Surfside Beach

4
nights
Fort Myers

Fort Myers ©
Relax by the water at Barefoot Beach Preserve and Vanderbilt Beach. Kids will enjoy Blind Pass Beach Park and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort Myers: Naples (Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park & Conservancy of Southwest Florida) and Sanibel Island (Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) & Gulfside Beach).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Fort Myers online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Miami to Fort Myers in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Myers

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Sanibel Island, Naples, Barefoot Beach Preserve, Vanderbilt Beach, Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Highlights from your plan
Blind Pass Beach Park ©
Blind Pass Beach Park
Barefoot Beach Preserve ©
Barefoot Beach Preserve
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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