12 days in Florida Itinerary

12 days in Florida Itinerary

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12 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Orlando
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Miami Beach
— 2 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  3​h
3
Key West
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Marathon
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Paris

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.
Pack the 21st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 23rd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort and make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Orlando trip itinerary maker app .

Paris, France to Orlando is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or do a combination of flight, tram, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Paris to Orlando. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Paris in February: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Nightlife
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

2
nights
Miami Beach

Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and then wander the streets of Lincoln Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then take in nature's colorful creations at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District.

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Traveling by car from Orlando to Miami Beach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Miami Beach when traveling from Orlando in February, with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Miami, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

3
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.
Key West is known for adventure, museums, nightlife, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Key West trip planner .

Getting from Miami Beach to Key West by combination of bus, tram, and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

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.
On the 1st (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Pigeon Key Foundation, then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park, and then take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, then get outside with Gemini Dream Charters, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church.

Plan trip to Marathon with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by bus from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. February in Marathon sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
San Pablo Catholic Church ©
San Pablo Catholic Church
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©

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