11 days in Florida Itinerary

11 days in Florida Itinerary

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11 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Key West
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
2
Islamorada
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Apalachicola
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
4
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Amelia Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

2
nights
Key West

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum and Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Spas & Wellness and Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum. The adventure continues: engage your brain at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, view the masterpieces at The Studios of Key West, shop like a local with KEPart Studio-Gallery, and sample the fine beverages at Key West Distilling.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Key West trip builder app .

Los Angeles to Key West is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Key West due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from Los Angeles in October, with lows around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Key West

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nights
Islamorada

Islamorada ©
Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then get engrossed in the history at History of Diving Museum, and then stop by Bass Pro Shops. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Florida Keys History & Discovery Center, take in the exciting artwork at Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery, sample the tasty concoctions at Islamorada Beer Company Brewery and Tasting Room, then view the masterpieces at Lobster Trap Art Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Old Road Gallery, and finally stop by Bella Sol Fragrance Bar and Gifts.

Make your Islamorada itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Key West to Islamorada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Islamorada, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Apalachicola.

Things to do in Islamorada

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History of Diving Museum ©
History of Diving Museum
Florida Keys History & Discovery Center ©

1
day
Apalachicola

Apalachicola ©
Apalachicola is a city in Franklin County, Florida, United States, on the shore of Apalachicola Bay, an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): examine the collection at The Raney House Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Bowery Art Gallery and Studio, then stroll the grounds of Chestnut Street Cemetery, and finally get engrossed in the history at John Gorrie State Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Apalachicola itinerary planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Islamorada to Apalachicola. Traveling from Islamorada in October, expect Apalachicola to be a bit cooler, temps between 82°F and 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to St. Augustine.

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The Raney House Museum ©
The Raney House Museum
John Gorrie State Museum ©
John Gorrie State Museum
Chestnut Street Cemetery ©
Chestnut Street Cemetery

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. On the 27th (Sat), admire all the interesting features of Flagler College, then examine the collection at The Lightner Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Medieval Torture Collection, and finally see the interesting displays at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, then stroll through St. Augustine Beach, and then sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Apalachicola to St. Augustine takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, daytime highs in St. Augustine are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Amelia Island.

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Lightner Museum ©
Lightner Museum
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine ©

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nights
Amelia Island

Amelia Island ©
The southernmost Sea Island off the coast of Florida, Amelia Island takes its name from Princess Amelia of England.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Art on Centre, admire the majestic nature at Fort Clinch State Park, and then see the interesting displays at Fernandina Beach Pinball Museum. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Amelia SanJon Gallery, learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of Amelia Island, then take in the exciting artwork at Blue Door Artists, then take in the exciting artwork at Island Art Association, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Egan's Creek Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Amelia Island planning site .

Drive from St. Augustine to Amelia Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, daytime highs in Amelia Island are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amelia Island

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Fernandina Beach Pinball Museum ©
Fernandina Beach Pinball Museum
Fort Clinch State Park ©
Fort Clinch State Park
The Maritime Museum of Amelia Island ©

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