15 days in Florida Itinerary

15 days in Florida Itinerary

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15 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Bristol
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Orlando
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Marco Island
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h 30​min
3
Key West
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
4
Big Pine Key
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
5
Marathon
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Key Largo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Miami Beach
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  13​h 45​min
End: Bristol

4
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.
Kids will enjoy Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort. Pack the 26th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at SeaWorld Orlando, try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and stop by MacroBaby.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Orlando road trip planner.

Bristol, UK to Orlando is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. In May, daytime highs in Orlando are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping Nightlife
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Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then identify plant and animal life at Capri Paddlecraft Park.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Marco Island travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Orlando to Marco Island in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Key West.

Things to do in Marco Island

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Capri Paddlecraft Park ©
Capri Paddlecraft Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Key West trip planning site .

Getting from Marco Island to Key West by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from Marco Island in May, with lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Parasailing & Paragliding

1
night
Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Artists in Paradise Gallery, identify plant and animal life at National Key Deer Refuge, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

To plan Big Pine Key vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can take a bus from Key West to Big Pine Key in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Parks Beaches Nature
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Artists in Paradise Gallery ©
Artists in Paradise Gallery

1
night
Marathon

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 1st (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Pigeon Key Foundation.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Marathon trip website .

Marathon is very close to Big Pine Key. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Key Largo.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Beaches
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Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

2
nights
Key Largo

Key Largo ©
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.
On the 2nd (Sun), meet the residents at Island Dolphin Care, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Key Largo tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Marathon to Key Largo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Key Largo can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Key Largo

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Islamorada
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Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): stroll through South Beach, enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, then wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and finally make a trip to Collins Avenue. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with JP Outfitters Inc., examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and then browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Miami Beach planner .

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Miami Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Miami Beach sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Shopping Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Miami, JP Outfitters Inc.
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
South Beach ©
South Beach
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

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