11 days in Ochopee, Tampa & Lake Panasoffkee Itinerary

11 days in Ochopee, Tampa & Lake Panasoffkee Itinerary

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Ochopee
— 2 nights
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Tampa
— 5 nights
Drive
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Lake Panasoffkee
— 3 nights

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Ochopee

Ochopee is an unincorporated community in Collier County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): shop like a local with Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery, then find something for the whole family at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, and then identify plant and animal life at Shark Valley Visitor Center. On the next day, ponder the world of politics at Ochopee Post Office and then walk around H.P. Williams Roadside Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ochopee trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Ochopee. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in November, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tampa.

Things to do in Ochopee

Theme Parks · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Tampa

Big Guava

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.
Step out of Tampa to go to Orlando and see Universal's Islands of Adventure, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tampa Bay Rum Company, Home of Gaspar's Rum, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Fallen Heroes Memorial, and snap pictures at Sunshine Skyway Bridge.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampa holiday planner.

Drive from Ochopee to Tampa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. November in Tampa sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 62°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lake Panasoffkee.

Things to do in Tampa

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Lake Panasoffkee

Lake Panasoffkee is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sumter County, Florida, United States. Explore Lake Panasoffkee's surroundings by going to Homosassa River (in Homosassa), Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park (in Homosassa Springs) and Crystal River (Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Three Sisters Springs, &more). And it doesn't end there: catch all the local highlights with Swamp Fever Airboat Adventures, see the interesting displays at Eisenhower Regional Recreation Center, and stroll through Withlacoochee State Trail.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Lake Panasoffkee driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Tampa to Lake Panasoffkee takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Tampa in November, plan for little chillier nights in Lake Panasoffkee, with lows around 54°F.

Things to do in Lake Panasoffkee

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips