12 days in Florida, Georgia & Colorado Itinerary

12 days in Florida, Georgia & Colorado Itinerary

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12 days in Florida, Georgia & Colorado Itinerary

Start: Wichita
Fly:  5​h
1
Pensacola Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Destin
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Jekyll Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
St. Pete Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Marathon
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  11​h
6
Buena Vista
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Wichita

2
nights
Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach is an unincorporated community located on Santa Rosa Island, a barrier island, in Escambia County, Florida, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): kick back and relax at Pensacola Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Gulf Islands National Seashore - Florida District and then enjoy the sand and surf at Navarre Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Pensacola Beach tour planner.

Wichita to Pensacola Beach is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Wichita in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Pensacola Beach, with lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Destin.

Things to do in Pensacola Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Navarre Beach
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Gulf Islands National Seashore ©
Gulf Islands National Seashore
Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach
Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach

1
night
Destin

Destin ©
With emerald water and white beaches, Destin is one of America's favorite vacation destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Henderson Beach State Park, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Destin planner .

You can drive from Pensacola Beach to Destin in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Destin

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park

2
nights
Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island ©
A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Georgia Sea Turtle Center and then stroll through Driftwood Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Jekyll Island sightseeing website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Destin to Jekyll Island in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Destin to Jekyll Island. In August in Jekyll Island, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to St. Pete Beach.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach

2
nights
St. Pete Beach

St. Pete Beach ©
St. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): wander the streets of Pass-a-Grille and then enjoy the sand and surf at Saint Pete Beach. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Madeira Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Treasure Island Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our St. Pete Beach route planner .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Jekyll Island to St. Pete Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. August in St. Pete Beach sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 79°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in St. Pete Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Madeira Beach, Treasure Island Beach
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Madeira Beach ©
Madeira Beach
Saint Pete Beach ©
Saint Pete Beach
Pass-a-Grille ©
Pass-a-Grille

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Anne's Beach and Sunset Park Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Bahia Honda State Park and Sombrero Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Robbie's of Islamorada in Islamorada (about 44 minutes away). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center.

Planning Marathon trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from St. Pete Beach to Marathon in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Islamorada, Sunset Park Beach, Bahia Honda State Park
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Sunset Park Beach ©
Sunset Park Beach
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

1
night
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Buena Vista travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Marathon to Buena Vista takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Marathon to Buena Vista due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Marathon in August, expect nights in Buena Vista to be much colder, around 47°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing

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