13 days in Florida Itinerary

13 days in Florida Itinerary

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13 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Tampa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Orlando
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Miami Beach
— 3 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  3​h
4
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  28​h
End: Melbourne

1
night
Tampa

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
On the 27th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

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Melbourne, Australia to Tampa is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Tampa is minus 15 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Tampa when traveling from Melbourne in December, with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Tampa

#Theme Parks, #Historic Sites
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Busch Gardens ©
Busch Gardens
Sacred Heart Catholic Church ©
Sacred Heart Catholic Church

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Walt Disney World Resort and Universal's Islands of Adventure. Have a day of magic on the 30th (Sun) at Magic Kingdom Park. Pack the 1st (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at SeaWorld Orlando, look for gifts at World of Chocolate Museum and Cafe, and make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Orlando tour planner .

Getting from Tampa to Orlando by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Orlando are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Orlando

#Theme Parks, #Shopping, #Nightlife
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

3
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Shark Valley and South Beach will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Miami Beach side-trips: Everglades National Park (Anhinga Trail & Gumbo Limbo Trail). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Lincoln Road, enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, admire the majestic nature at Oleta River State Park, and contemplate the long history of Barnacle State Historic Site.

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Traveling by car from Orlando to Miami Beach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Orlando in January; daily highs in Miami Beach reach 29°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami Beach

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Miami, Oleta River State Park
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Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail
South Beach ©
South Beach

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Fort Zachary Taylor, then examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West road trip app .

Traveling by combination of bus, tram, and flight from Miami Beach to Key West takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Key West sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Beaches
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Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

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