11 days in Florida Itinerary

11 days in Florida Itinerary

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11 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Panama City Beach
— 2 nights
bus + taxi:  1​h 30​min
2
Fort Walton Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Key West
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Toronto

2
nights
Panama City Beach

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the next day, kick back and relax at Santa Rosa Beach, then learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Andrews State Park.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Panama City Beach road trip planning tool .

Toronto, Canada to Panama City Beach is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In August, Panama City Beach is a bit warmer than Toronto - with highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Fort Walton Beach.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Santa Rosa Beach
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Panama City Beach Winery ©
Panama City Beach Winery

2
nights
Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach ©
Fort Walton Beach is a city in southern Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Navarre Beach and then kick back and relax at Pensacola Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Okaloosa Island and then kick back and relax at Henderson Beach State Park.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort Walton Beach driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Panama City Beach to Fort Walton Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Panama City Beach to Fort Walton Beach, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August in Fort Walton Beach, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Fort Walton Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Navarre Beach, Pensacola Beach, Henderson Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach
Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach
Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park

1
night
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 26th (Mon), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Fort Walton Beach to Key West takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Fort Walton Beach in August since evenings lows in Key West dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Spas

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 27th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then enjoy the sand and surf 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 and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Marathon trip simple and quick.

Take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Marathon, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 31°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 31st (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Marathon to Orlando takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In August in Orlando, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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