12 days in Florida Itinerary

12 days in Florida Itinerary

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12 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + shuttle:  13​h 30​min
1
Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Islamorada
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Marco Island
— 1 night
ferry:  3​h 30​min
4
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
5
Destin
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Amelia Island
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  15​h
End: London

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Marathon trip maker site .

London, UK to Marathon is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Marathon due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in August, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Marathon: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

1
night
Islamorada

Islamorada ©
Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then view the masterpieces at Old Road Gallery, then choose your vessel at Robbie's of Islamorada, and finally see the vivid underwater world at Alligator Reef Light House.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Islamorada trip planner .

Traveling by car from Marathon to Islamorada takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Islamorada can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife Outdoors Transportation

Side Trip

Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
Highlights from your plan
Robbie's of Islamorada ©
Robbie's of Islamorada
Alligator Reef Light House ©
Alligator Reef Light House

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. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Marco Island Historical Museum, get interesting insight from Tours, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Marco Island trip maker site .

Drive from Islamorada to Marco Island in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Key West.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Marco Island Historical Museum ©
Marco Island Historical Museum
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Vandenberg Wreck and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see photos and tourist information, read Key West day trip planner .

Traveling by ferry from Marco Island to Key West takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daytime highs in Key West are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Destin.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Vandenberg Wreck ©
Vandenberg Wreck
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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 12th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Henderson Beach State Park, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Destin itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Key West to Destin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Key West to Destin. In August, daytime highs in Destin are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Amelia Island.

Things to do in Destin

Outdoors Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park

1
day
Amelia Island

Amelia Island ©
The southernmost Sea Island off the coast of Florida, Amelia Island takes its name from Princess Amelia of England.
On the 13th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Fernandina Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Main Beach, and then immerse yourself in nature at Fort Clinch State Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Amelia Island trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Destin to Amelia Island takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Destin to Amelia Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Amelia Island are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Amelia Island

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fort Clinch State Park ©
Fort Clinch State Park
Fernandina Beach ©
Fernandina Beach

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. On the 14th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, then identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, and then stroll through St. Augustine Beach. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort Matanzas National Monument.

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Traveling by car from Amelia Island to St. Augustine takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daily temperatures in St. Augustine can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine ©

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