13 days in Florida Itinerary

13 days in Florida Itinerary

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13 days in Florida Itinerary

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

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Walt Disney World Resort and Happily Ever After Fireworks. Pack the 21st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Have a day of magic on the 22nd (Mon) at Magic Kingdom Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip planner .

London, UK to Orlando is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from London to Orlando, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from London in October; daily highs in Orlando reach 34°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Daytona Beach.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Nightlife
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, then browse the exhibits of Marine Science Center, and then kick back and relax at Beach at Daytona Beach.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Daytona Beach day trip website .

Traveling by car from Orlando to Daytona Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Daytona Beach sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Ponce Inlet
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Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Marine Science Center ©
Marine Science Center

1
night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Medieval Torture Collection, examine the collection at The Lightner Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, and finally examine the collection at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum.

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Traveling by car from Daytona Beach to St. Augustine takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in St. Augustine, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Amelia Island.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Museums Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
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 25th (Thu): let the kids burn off some steam at Pirate Playground, then enjoy the sand and surf at Main Beach, and then immerse yourself in nature at Fort Clinch State Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Amelia Island trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from St. Augustine to Amelia Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, daytime highs in Amelia Island are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Amelia Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Fort Clinch State Park ©
Fort Clinch State Park
Pirate Playground ©
Pirate Playground

2
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dry Tortugas National Park and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Get a sense of the local culture at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, view the masterpieces at 7 Artists & Friends, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Key West trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Amelia Island to Key West in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Amelia Island in October, Key West is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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 29th (Mon): kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

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You can drive from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Marathon are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

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