11 days in Florida Itinerary

11 days in Florida Itinerary

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11 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + shuttle:  13​h
1
Islamorada
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Key West
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
4
Marco Island
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 15​min
5
Tampa
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

1
night
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Islamorada online road trip planner .

Amsterdam, Holland to Islamorada is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in January; daily highs in Islamorada reach 29°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Key Largo
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding

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 24th (Fri): kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park. On the next day, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, and then take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge.

Discover how to plan a Marathon trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Islamorada to Marathon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Marathon are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dry Tortugas National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Key West trip itinerary app .

Traveling by bus from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Marco Island.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling

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 28th (Tue), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Marco Island trip planner .

Traveling by ferry from Key West to Marco Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Key West in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of 13°C in Marco Island. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Tampa.

Things to do in Marco Island

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

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

1
night
Tampa

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Beach Walk, take in the views from Sunshine Skyway Bridge, and then identify plant and animal life at Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tampa trip builder .

Getting from Marco Island to Tampa by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. In January, daytime highs in Tampa are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Tampa

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Beach Walk, Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center
Highlights from your plan
Sunshine Skyway Bridge ©
Sunshine Skyway Bridge

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort Matanzas National Monument and then stroll through St. Augustine Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read St. Augustine trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from Tampa to St. Augustine in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Tampa, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in St. Augustine, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fort Matanzas National Monument ©
Fort Matanzas National Monument
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

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