15 days in Florida Itinerary

15 days in Florida Itinerary

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15 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Key West
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Islamorada
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Miami Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Manchester

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Discovery Cove and Disney's Animal Kingdom. Have a day of magic on the 9th (Fri) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 7th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Orlando driving holiday planner .

Manchester, UK to Orlando is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to Orlando due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in August, with highs in Orlando at 39°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove

3
nights
Key West

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.
Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. For shopping fun, head to Alan S. Maltz Gallery or Key West Pottery. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, take in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends, admire the natural beauty at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West day trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Key West takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Key West are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
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 14th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, identify plant and animal life at National Key Deer Refuge, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then identify plant and animal life at Pigeon Key Foundation.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Marathon online journey builder .

You can take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. August in Marathon sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 31°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Big Pine Key
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

2
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with Lobster Trap Art Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, stop by Shell World Florida Keys, then view the masterpieces at Old Road Gallery, then identify plant and animal life at Alligator Reef Light House, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Islamorada trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Marathon to Islamorada in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Key Largo
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling

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 18th (Sun), browse the different shops at Lincoln Road, shop like a local with Aventura Mall, and then stop by Perfect Gifts South Beach. Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at Village of Merrick Park, make a trip to Bayside Marketplace, then tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Collins Avenue.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Miami Beach online trip maker .

Getting from Islamorada to Miami Beach by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Miami Beach are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Aventura Mall, Bayside Marketplace, Village of Merrick Park
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Aventura Mall ©
Aventura Mall

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