12 days in Florida Itinerary

12 days in Florida Itinerary

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12 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + bus:  13​h 45​min
1
Daytona Beach
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
2
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Amelia Island
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 45​min
4
Islamorada
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: London

1
night
Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach ©
The iconic seaside destination of Daytona Beach once supported sugar mill plantations, but now entertains up to 8 million visitors a year.
To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Daytona Beach journey planner .

London, UK to Daytona Beach is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from London to Daytona Beach, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Daytona Beach at 38°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to take a bus to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Stetson Mansion, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, then examine the collection at Lightner Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Memorial Presbyterian Church. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Medieval Torture Collection, then look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, and finally don't miss a visit to St. George Street.

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Getting from Daytona Beach to St. Augustine by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In September, daily temperatures in St. Augustine can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Amelia Island.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Museums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine ©
Lightner Museum ©
Lightner Museum

1
night
Amelia Island

Amelia Island ©
The southernmost Sea Island off the coast of Florida, Amelia Island takes its name from Princess Amelia of England.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Amelia Island Historic District, take in the exciting artwork at Slightly off Centre gallery and gifts, steep yourself in history at Fernandina Beach, then deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort Clinch State Park, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Seaside Park.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Amelia Island vacation maker tool .

Getting from St. Augustine to Amelia Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Amelia Island are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Islamorada.

Things to do in Amelia Island

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

2
nights
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 5th (Sat): explore the gorgeous colors at Alligator Reef Light House, take in the exciting artwork at Pasta Pantaleo Signature Gallery, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then take an in-depth tour of History of Diving Museum, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Islamorada Beer Company.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Islamorada itinerary maker website .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Amelia Island to Islamorada in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
History of Diving Museum ©
History of Diving 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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and finally stroll through Sombrero Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Marathon trip planner .

Traveling by car from Islamorada to Marathon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Marathon sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Fishing Charters & Tours
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©

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 9th (Wed): get curious at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Key West itinerary planning website .

You can take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In September, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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