15 days in Florida Itinerary

15 days in Florida Itinerary

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15 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Bristol
train + Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Miami Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Marathon
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Key West
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
4
Marco Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
5
St. Augustine
— 4 nights
+3
bus + taxi + Fly + train:  16​h 30​min
End: Bristol

2
nights
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 6th (Sun), view the masterpieces at Britto Central, take a stroll through Lincoln Road, and then shop like a local with Aventura Mall. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, shop like a local with Village of Merrick Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Art Deco Historic District, and finally wander the streets of Collins Avenue.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Miami Beach tour planner .

Bristol, UK to Miami Beach is an approximately 14-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Bristol to Miami Beach is minus 5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Miami Beach are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Village of Merrick Park, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, Aventura Mall
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Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park ©
Aventura Mall ©
Aventura Mall

3
nights
Marathon

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Do your shopping at Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery and Bass Pro Shops. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin Research Center and Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Fishing Charters & Tours (in Islamorada) and Swim with Dolphins (in Key Largo). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park, identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Marathon day trip site .

You can drive from Miami Beach to Marathon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Islamorada, Key Largo, Bahia Honda State Park
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

3
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 out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Dry Tortugas National Park. For shopping fun, head to Alan S. Maltz Gallery or 7 Artists & Friends. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Key West sightseeing planner .

Traveling by bus from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Marco Island.

Things to do in Key West

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

2
nights
Marco Island

Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then stop by Keep In Touch.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, read Marco Island trip itinerary maker tool .

You can ride a ferry from Key West to Marco Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Key West in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 27°C in Marco Island. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Marco Island

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fort Matanzas National Monument and Ocean Art Gallery. Discover out-of-the-way places like Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory and Marlin & Barrel Distillery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St. Augustine: Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (in Ponce Inlet), Stetson Mansion (in DeLand) and Fort Clinch State Park (in Fernandina Beach). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach and deepen your understanding at Flagler College.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the St. Augustine travel route planner .

Drive from Marco Island to St. Augustine in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Amelia Island, Stetson Mansion, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Ocean Art Gallery, Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory
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Fort Matanzas National Monument ©
Fort Matanzas National Monument
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Fort Clinch State Park ©
Fort Clinch State Park

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