12 days in Florida Itinerary

12 days in Florida Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
2
Panama City Beach
— 2 nights
3
Pensacola
— 2 nights
4
Marathon
— 1 night
5
Key West
— 3 nights

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine and Key Lime Shop. Step out of St. Augustine with an excursion to Beach at Daytona Beach in Daytona Beach--about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, deepen your understanding at Flagler College, enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and don't miss a visit to St. George Street.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine online itinerary planner.

Orlando to St. Augustine is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. July in St. Augustine sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Beach at Daytona Beach
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St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach
St. Augustine Distillery ©
St. Augustine Distillery

2
nights
Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©
Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then cool off at Panama City Beach. On the next day, immerse yourself in nature at St. Andrews State Park and then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Panama City Beach vacation planner.

You can drive from St. Augustine to Panama City Beach in 5.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in August, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Pensacola.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
St. Andrews State Park ©
St. Andrews State Park
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Swim with Dolphins

2
nights
Pensacola

Pensacola ©
Surrounded on three sides by water, Pensacola offers access to white-sand beaches and emerald-green ocean unspoiled by large resorts.
On the 4th (Sun), learn about all things military at National Naval Aviation Museum and then expand your understanding of the military at Pensacola Naval Air Station. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Gulf Islands National Seashore, then kick back and relax at Pensacola Beach, and then take in the views from The Graffiti Bridge.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Pensacola route planner.

Traveling by car from Panama City Beach to Pensacola takes 2.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Panama City Beach to Pensacola. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in August, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Pensacola

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Pensacola Beach
Highlights from your plan
Gulf Islands National Seashore ©
Gulf Islands National Seashore
Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach
Pensacola Naval Air Station ©
Pensacola Naval Air Station

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 6th (Tue): kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Marathon route builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Pensacola to Marathon takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Pensacola to Marathon, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. August in Marathon sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 80°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
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.
Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House.

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Drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum ©
Fishing Charters & Tours

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