13 days in Orlando, Ponce Inlet & Crystal River Itinerary

13 days in Orlando, Ponce Inlet & Crystal River Itinerary

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13 days in Orlando, Ponce Inlet & Crystal River Itinerary

Start: Orlando
1
Orlando
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ponce Inlet
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Crystal River
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Orlando

6
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Augustine Beach, Orlando Science Center and Gatorland.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Orlando tour planning app .

In August, daily temperatures in Orlando can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. You'll set off for home on the 6th (Fri).

Things to do in Orlando

Outdoors Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

St. Augustine Beach
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Orlando Science Center ©
Orlando Science Center
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Gatorland ©
Gatorland

3
nights
Ponce Inlet

Ponce Inlet is a town in Volusia County, Florida, United States. Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum has been added to your itinerary. On the 7th (Sat), take a leisurely stroll along Ponce Inlet Jetty, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Point Park, then examine the collection at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Ponce Inlet Historical Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ponce Inlet trip itinerary site .

Drive from Orlando to Ponce Inlet in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In September in Ponce Inlet, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Crystal River.

Things to do in Ponce Inlet

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Ponce Inlet Historical Museum ©
Ponce Inlet Historical Museum
Ponce Preserve ©
Ponce Preserve

3
nights
Crystal River

Crystal River ©
The jewel of Florida's Nature Coast, Crystal River spreads around spring-fed Kings Bay, known for maintaining a constant 22 C (72 F) temperature all year long.
You've now added Manatee Tour and Dive to your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Crystal River Preserve State Park and Alpaca Magic USA. Do some cultural sightseeing at Yulee Sugar Mill Ruins Historic State Park and Franklin Anderson Gallery. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Coastal Heritage Museum, look for gifts at Rural King, and appreciate the history behind Old Homosassa Veteran's Memorial.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Crystal River trip maker .

Getting from Ponce Inlet to Crystal River by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September in Crystal River, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 71°F at night. On the 12th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Crystal River

Wildlife Museums Parks

Side Trips

Homosassa, Old Courthouse Heritage Museum
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Manatee Tour and Dive ©
Manatee Tour and Dive
Crystal River Preserve State Park ©
Crystal River Preserve State Park
Old Courthouse Heritage Museum ©
Old Courthouse Heritage Museum

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