11 days in Florida Itinerary

11 days in Florida Itinerary

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11 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Amelia Island
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 45​min
2
Islamorada
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Key West
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
5
Marco Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Sanibel Island
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Toronto

1
night
Amelia Island

Amelia Island ©
The southernmost Sea Island off the coast of Florida, Amelia Island takes its name from Princess Amelia of England.
On the 1st (Wed), shop like a local with Island Art Association, view the masterpieces at Blue Door Artists, view the masterpieces at Art on Centre, then admire the majestic nature at Fort Clinch State Park, and finally stroll through Seaside Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Amelia Island trip planner .

Toronto, Canada to Amelia Island is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in April: high temperatures in Amelia Island hover around 30°C and lows are around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Islamorada.

Things to do in Amelia Island

Museums Shopping Parks
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Art on Centre ©
Art on Centre
Fort Clinch State Park ©
Fort Clinch State Park
Island Art Association ©
Island Art Association

2
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada ©
Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): look for gifts at Bella Sol Fragrance Bar and Gifts, view the masterpieces at Old Road Gallery, then identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then take in the exciting artwork at Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Gallery Morada, then take in the exciting artwork at Lobster Trap Art Gallery, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Islamorada trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Amelia Island to Islamorada takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Amelia Island in May, Islamorada is a bit warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling

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 4th (Sat): stroll through Sombrero Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Marathon trip planner.

Traveling by car from Islamorada to Marathon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Marathon are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

2
nights
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.
On the 6th (Mon), look for gifts at Peppers of Key West, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with KEPart Studio-Gallery, get interesting insight from Tours, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Key West road trip app .

Take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Marco Island.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
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 8th (Wed), race across the water with a speed boat tour and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Malenda Trick Art Gallery, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Marco Island itinerary planning app .

Ride a ferry from Key West to Marco Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Key West in May, Marco Island is little chillier at night with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Speed Boats Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

1
night
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
On the 10th (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Tower Gallery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bowman's Beach.

Plan trip to Sanibel Island with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Marco Island to Sanibel Island takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Sanibel Island can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach
Tower Gallery ©
Tower Gallery

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