12 days in Florida Itinerary

12 days in Florida Itinerary

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Start: Milan
Fly:  12 h 45 min
1
Miami
— Few hours
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Everglades National Park
— 1 night
Bus:  2 h
3
Key Largo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Marathon
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Key West
— 1 night
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
6
Marco Island
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
7
Naples
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
8
Orlando
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
9
Cape Canaveral
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
10
Fort Lauderdale
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
11
Miami Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  13 h
End: Milan

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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.
On the 29th (Mon), shop like a local with Village of Merrick Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Miami road trip planning site.

Milan, Italy to Miami is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Milan in July; daily highs in Miami reach 38°C and lows reach 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping

Side Trip

Village of Merrick Park
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Village of Merrick Park ©
Village of Merrick Park

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Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park ©
A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail and then identify plant and animal life at Shark Valley Visitor Center.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Everglades National Park travel website.

You can take a train from Miami to Everglades National Park in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. July in Everglades National Park sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Key Largo.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail ©
Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail

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Key Largo

The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): see the vivid underwater world at Spiegel Grove, identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Key Largo day trip site.

You can take a bus from Everglades National Park to Key Largo in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Everglades National Park in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 28°C in Key Largo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©
Spiegel Grove ©
Spiegel Grove

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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 (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at San Pablo Catholic Church, thenget answers to all your questions at Pigeon Key Foundation, and then kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Marathon trip builder website.

You can drive from Key Largo to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Marathon are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
San Pablo Catholic Church ©
San Pablo Catholic Church
Pigeon Key Foundation ©
Pigeon Key Foundation

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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 2nd (Fri): kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Marco Island.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Key West Cemetery ©
Key West Cemetery

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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 3rd (Sat): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Marco Island trip planner.

Getting from Key West to Marco Island by ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Key West in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Marco Island, with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Naples.

Things to do in Marco Island

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

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Naples

On the 4th (Sun), cast your line with a fishing tour.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Naples visit planning website.

Naples is very close to Marco Island. In August, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Naples

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours

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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.
On the 5th (Mon), find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Orlando travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Naples to Orlando takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cape Canaveral.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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Cape Canaveral

Cape Canaveral is a city in Brevard County, Florida. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): look for gifts at Ron Jon Surf Shop, take a stroll through Cocoa Village, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Canaveral tour itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Orlando to Cape Canaveral in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Cape Canaveral can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Cape Canaveral

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Ron Jon Surf Shop, Fishing Charters & Tours, Cocoa Village
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Ron Jon Surf Shop ©
Ron Jon Surf Shop
Cocoa Village ©
Cocoa Village

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Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale ©
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at Sawgrass Mills and then get a taste of the local shopping with Aventura Mall.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Fort Lauderdale fast, fun, and easy.

Drive from Cape Canaveral to Fort Lauderdale in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in Fort Lauderdale, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Shopping

Side Trips

Aventura Mall, Sawgrass Mills
Highlights from your plan
Aventura Mall ©
Aventura Mall
Sawgrass Mills ©
Sawgrass Mills

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Miami Beach

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 8th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, thenwander the streets of Lincoln Road, and finally take a stroll through Collins Avenue.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Miami Beach trip planner.

Getting from Fort Lauderdale to Miami Beach by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Miami Beach are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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