11 days in Florida Itinerary

11 days in Florida Itinerary

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11 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  6​h
1
Key West
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Marathon
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Key Largo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Marco Island
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: New York City

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then view the masterpieces at 7 Artists & Friends, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Key West driving holiday app .

New York City to Key West is an approximately 6-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Key West, with lows of 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parasailing & Paragliding

1
night
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 4th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at Pigeon Key Foundation, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

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

Take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Marathon sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 81°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Pigeon Key Foundation ©
Pigeon Key Foundation

2
nights
Key Largo

Key Largo ©
The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
On the 5th (Fri), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Island Dolphin Care, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Key Largo trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Marathon to Key Largo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Marathon in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Key Largo, with lows of 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Marco Island.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Islamorada
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Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care

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. On the 7th (Sun), zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Marco Island journey tool .

You can drive from Key Largo to Marco Island in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July in Marco Island, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Marco Island

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Parasailing & Paragliding

4
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.
Have a day of magic on the 10th (Wed) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 8th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. It doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort and discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando road trip planning website .

You can drive from Marco Island to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In July in Orlando, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

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

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