15 days in Florida Itinerary

15 days in Florida Itinerary

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15 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Durham
Train + Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Key West
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Florida City
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h
4
Orlando
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  14​h 30​min
End: Durham

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.
Spend the 24th (Wed) airborne with a parasailing or paragliding tour. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Key West travel route planner.

Durham, UK to Key West is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Durham to Key West, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Durham in April, things will get much warmer in Key West: highs are around 33°C and lows about 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

2
nights
Marathon, Florida Keys

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 26th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, then look for all kinds of wild species at National Key Deer Refuge, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Anne's Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Indian Key State Historic Site, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach.

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Traveling by car from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Marathon, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Florida City.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Islamorada, Big Pine Key
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center

3
nights
Florida City

Florida City ©
Florida City is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States and is the southernmost municipality in the South Florida metropolitan area. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florida City: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (in Coral Gables), Miami Beach (Lincoln Road, Art Deco Tours, & more) and Everglades National Park (Shark Valley & Pineland Trail). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Gumbo Limbo Trail, relax in the rural setting at Burr's Berry Farm, stroll through Anhinga Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Slough Slog.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Florida City trip planner.

Drive from Marathon to Florida City in 2 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Florida City when traveling from Marathon in April, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Florida City

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Miami Beach, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Burr's Berry Farm
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail

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.
Pack the 1st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Have a day of magic on the 3rd (Fri) at Magic Kingdom Park. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and admire the natural beauty at Harry P. Leu Gardens.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Orlando route tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Florida City to Orlando. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park

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