15 days in Dubuque, Houston & Florida Itinerary

15 days in Dubuque, Houston & Florida Itinerary

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Dubuque
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Houston
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Orlando
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Merritt Island
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Key Largo
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Islamorada
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Marathon
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Key West
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Dubuque

Dubuque ©
Dubuque is the county seat of Dubuque County, Iowa, United States, located along the Mississippi River. On the 13th (Tue), examine the collection at National Motorcycle Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Mines of Spain, and then stroll around Grant Park. On your second day here, make a trip to Fenelon Place Elevator Co., then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Blaum Bros. Distilling Co., and then contemplate the long history of Ulysses S. Grant Home.

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The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Dubuque. In April in Dubuque, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 36°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Dubuque

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Grant Park ©
Grant Park
National Motorcycle Museum ©
National Motorcycle Museum
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. ©
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co.

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Houston

Houston ©

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at White Oak Bayou Trail, then walk around Hermann Park, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Hermann Park's Japanese Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Moorhead's Blueberry Farm, then test your problem-solving skills at That Escape Place, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Mercer Arboretum & Botanic Gardens.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Houston attractions planner.

You can fly from Dubuque to Houston in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubuque in April, things will get much hotter in Houston: highs are around 79°F and lows about 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Houston

Parks · Outdoors · Golf · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
That Escape Place ©
That Escape Place
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery
Hermann Park ©
Hermann Park

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Orlando

Orlando ©

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Have a day of magic on the 17th (Sat) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 19th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort and admire the natural beauty at Harry P. Leu Gardens.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Orlando trip builder website.

You can fly from Houston to Orlando in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston to Orlando, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. April in Orlando sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Merritt Island.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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Merritt Island

Merritt Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): see the world from above with Cocoa Beach Helicopters, look and learn at NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with Time and Tide Tours.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Merritt Island road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Orlando to Merritt Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In April in Merritt Island, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Merritt Island

Museums · Childrens Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Time and Tide Tours ©
Time and Tide Tours
NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex ©
NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Cocoa Beach Helicopters ©
Cocoa Beach Helicopters

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Key Largo

Key Largo ©

Diving Capital of the World

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 22nd (Thu): push the limits with Jetpack Water Flights, test your problem-solving skills at Kingdom Escape Games, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Island Dolphin Care, then zoom along the surf with JSK Watersports, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Key Largo online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Merritt Island to Key Largo in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In April, daily temperatures in Key Largo can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Islamorada.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
JSK Watersports ©
JSK Watersports
Kingdom Escape Games ©
Kingdom Escape Games
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©

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Islamorada

The Village of Islands

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
On the 23rd (Fri), see the vivid underwater world at Alligator Reef Light House, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Florida Keys Brewing Company, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Islamorada sightseeing app.

Islamorada is very close to Key Largo. Traveling from Key Largo in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Islamorada, with lows of 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Florida Keys Brewing Company ©
Florida Keys Brewing Company
Alligator Reef Light House ©
Alligator Reef Light House

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Marathon

Marathon ©

Heart of the Florida Keys

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park, then glide through the air with Z Flight Watersports, and then pause for some serene contemplation at San Pablo Catholic Church.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Marathon travel planner.

Traveling by car from Islamorada to Marathon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in April, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Z Flight Watersports ©
Z Flight Watersports
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
San Pablo Catholic Church ©
San Pablo Catholic Church

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Key West

Key West ©

Conch Republic

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.
Key West is known for wildlife, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, make a trip to Duval Street, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps and more tourist information, refer to the Key West journey planner.

Getting from Marathon to Key West by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Scuba & Snorkeling

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