11 days in Florida Itinerary

11 days in Florida Itinerary

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11 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 30​min
1
Marco Island
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h 30​min
2
Key West
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Islamorada
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
St. Augustine
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles

1
night
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 8th (Fri): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour. On your second day here, hunt for treasures at Marco Island Farmers Market-Wednesday- Mid November to Mid April, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Marco Island trip planner .

Los Angeles to Marco Island is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in March: high temperatures in Marco Island hover around 80°F and lows are around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Key West.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Speed Boats Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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 10th (Sun), explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, then enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with 7 Artists & Friends, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: learn about all things military at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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You can ride a ferry from Marco Island to Key West in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Marco Island in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Key West, with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then stroll through Bahia Honda State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, then pause for some serene contemplation at San Pablo Catholic Church, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

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Traveling by bus from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

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.
On the 14th (Thu), get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery Morada, take in the exciting artwork at Old Road Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then identify plant and animal life at Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park, and finally shop like a local with Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cast your line with a fishing tour and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Islamorada route maker app .

You can drive from Marathon to Islamorada in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in March, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

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

1
night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): examine the collection at The Lightner Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort Matanzas National Monument.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the St. Augustine online driving holiday 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. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Islamorada in March: high temperatures in St. Augustine hover around 71°F and lows are around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Augustine

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

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