12 days in Florida Itinerary

12 days in Florida Itinerary

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12 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Orange Beach
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Orlando
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Marco Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Miami
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Islamorada
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Marathon
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Huntsville

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.
Explore Orlando's surroundings by going to Legoland Florida Resort (in Winter Haven) and Busch Gardens (in Tampa). And it doesn't end there: discover the magic at Disney's Hollywood Studios, get in on the family fun at Star Wars Launch Bay, wander the streets of Old Town, and cool off at Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando itinerary planner .

Orange Beach to Orlando is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Orange Beach to Orlando is 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Orlando are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Old Town, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, Legoland Florida Resort
Highlights from your plan
Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park ©
Disney's Hollywood Studios ©
Disney's Hollywood Studios
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ©
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

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. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Marco Island trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Orlando to Marco Island takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Marco Island are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Miami.

Things to do in Marco Island

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

2
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum, then kick back and relax at South Beach, and finally wander the streets of Lincoln Road. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, then get engrossed in the history at Stranahan House, and then have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Fort Lauderdale.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Miami itinerary planner .

Getting from Marco Island to Miami by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Fort Lauderdale, Stranahan House
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

1
night
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Islamorada Beer Company.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Islamorada road trip site .

You can drive from Miami to Islamorada in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in June, and nighttime lows around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Key Largo
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Marathon driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Islamorada to Marathon in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. June in Marathon sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

3
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.
Key West is known for adventure, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway, and make a trip to Southernmost Point.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Key West visit planner.

You can take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, daytime highs in Key West are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Parasailing & Paragliding

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