13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Harrisburg
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
1
Sanibel Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Clearwater
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Bradenton Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Siesta Key
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Harrisburg

2
nights
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bowman's Beach and Captiva Beach. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, browse the collection at Sanibel Public Library, examine the collection at The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, and cruise along Sanibel Causeway.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sanibel Island road trip tool .

Harrisburg to Sanibel Island is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Harrisburg in November, things will get much warmer in Sanibel Island: highs are around 82°F and lows about 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Clearwater.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Captiva Beach, Fishing Charters & Tours
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Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours
Captiva Beach ©
Captiva Beach

4
nights
Clearwater

Clearwater ©
Holding the record for most consecutive days of sunshine in a single year, Clearwater offers long sandy beaches and proximity to other major cities in the Tampa Bay area.
Bring the kids along to Clearwater Beach and Disney's Animal Kingdom. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Clearwater: Legoland Florida Resort (in Winter Haven) and Orlando (Avatar Flight of Passage & Disney's Hollywood Studios). There's more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Clearwater Marine Aquarium and do a tasting at Murielle Winery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Clearwater trip planner .

You can drive from Sanibel Island to Clearwater in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Clearwater can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bradenton Beach.

Things to do in Clearwater

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Orlando, Legoland Florida Resort
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Disney's Hollywood Studios ©
Disney's Hollywood Studios
Disney's Animal Kingdom ©
Disney's Animal Kingdom
Legoland Florida Resort ©
Legoland Florida Resort

2
nights
Bradenton Beach

Bradenton Beach ©
Bradenton Beach is a city on Anna Maria Island in Manatee County, Florida, United States. On the 9th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Coquina Beach, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bradenton Beach. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cast your line with a fishing tour, then look for gifts at Bridge Street Bazaar, and then get your game on at The Fish Hole Miniature Golf.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Bradenton Beach vacation builder tool .

You can drive from Clearwater to Bradenton Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Bradenton Beach are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Siesta Key.

Things to do in Bradenton Beach

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Bradenton Beach ©
Bradenton Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Siesta Key

Siesta Key ©
Siesta Key draws most of its visitors with soft, white-quartz sand beaches and translucent ocean water.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Siesta Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Crescent Beach, stroll through Turtle Beach, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Siesta Key Rum.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Siesta Key online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Bradenton Beach to Siesta Key takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Siesta Key

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Sarasota
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Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Crescent Beach ©
Crescent Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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