16 days in Central West Florida Itinerary

16 days in Central West Florida Itinerary

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16 days in Central West Florida Itinerary

Start: Lagos
Fly + Drive:  21​h 45​min
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
St. Petersburg
— 9 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h
End: Lagos


Homosassa is a census-designated place (CDP) in Citrus County, Florida, United States. Get some cultural insight at Crystal River Archaeological State Park and Old Homosassa Veteran's Memorial. Step out of the city life by going to Homosassa River and Alpaca Magic USA. Get out of town with these interesting Homosassa side-trips: Inverness (Old Courthouse Heritage Museum & Withlacoochee State Trail). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, contemplate the waterfront views at Crystal River, take a memorable tour with Tours, and shop like a local with Pepper Creek Pottery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Homosassa planning tool .

Lagos, Nigeria to Homosassa is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Lagos to Homosassa, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lagos in April, things will get slightly colder in Homosassa: highs are around 32°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Homosassa

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Crystal River, Inverness
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge ©

St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg ©
Located on a peninsula between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, St.
Step out of the city life by going to Fred Howard Park and Pinellas Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to Museum of Fine Arts and Duncan McClellan Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Seaside Seabird Sanctuary (in Indian Shores), Candy Kitchen (in Redington Shores) and Clearwater (Westfield Countryside Mall, Clearwater Beach, & more). There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Morean Art Center, take an in-depth tour of Florida Holocaust Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Beach, and take in the waterfront at Downtown St Petersburg.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the St. Petersburg road trip website .

You can drive from Homosassa to St. Petersburg in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Homosassa in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in St. Petersburg. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Clearwater, Tampa, Dunedin, Tarpon Springs, Plant City
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Pinellas County Heritage Village ©
Pinellas County Heritage Village
Duncan McClellan Gallery ©
Duncan McClellan Gallery
Philippe Park ©
Philippe Park