16 days in Florida Itinerary

16 days in Florida Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Miami Beach
— 1 night
2
Key Largo
— 2 nights
3
Marathon
— 2 nights
4
Key West
— 2 nights
5
Marco Island
— 2 nights
6
Naples
— 1 night
7
Crystal River
— 1 night
8
St. Augustine
— 4 nights

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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.
For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Miami Beach day trip planning app.

Toronto, Canada to Miami Beach is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in December: high temperatures in Miami Beach hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lock & Load Museum, Aventura Mall
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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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 16th (Mon), take a memorable tour with Tours, thendiscover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thencast your line with a fishing tour, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Molasses Reef, thenidentify plant and animal life at Everglades Alligator Farm, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Anhinga Trail.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Key Largo day trip website.

Traveling by car from Miami Beach to Key Largo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Key Largo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Islamorada, Anhinga Trail, Everglades Alligator Farm
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Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Molasses Reef ©
Molasses Reef
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©

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Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bahia Honda State Park, thensnap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable tour with Tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, thenbrowse the exhibits of Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Marathon trip planning app.

You can drive from Key Largo to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center
Kayaking & Canoeing

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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 20th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Dry Tortugas National Park. Keep things going the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, thenget a taste of the local shopping with 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, and finally enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Key West online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Key West sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Marco Island.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling

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 22nd (Sun): stop by Keep In Touch, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, thenglide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, thenget some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, thenglide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Marco Island trip itinerary maker site.

Ride a ferry from Key West to Marco Island in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Key West in December, plan for little chillier nights in Marco Island, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Marco Island

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Speed Boats Tours
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Fishing Charters & Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding

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Naples

Naples ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Naples Botanical Garden, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Corkscrew Swamp, thenkick back and relax at Lowdermilk Beach, and finally take a stroll through Fifth Avenue South.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Naples sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Marco Island to Naples in an hour. In December, daytime highs in Naples are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Crystal River.

Things to do in Naples

Parks Beaches Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Corkscrew Swamp ©
Corkscrew Swamp
Lowdermilk Beach ©
Lowdermilk Beach
Fifth Avenue South ©
Fifth Avenue South

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Crystal River

Crystal River ©
The jewel of Florida's Nature Coast, Crystal River spreads around spring-fed Kings Bay, known for maintaining a constant 22 C (72 F) temperature all year long.
On the 25th (Wed), explore the activities along Three Sisters Springs, thentake a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Crystal River vacation site.

Getting from Naples to Crystal River by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Naples in December; daily highs in Crystal River reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Crystal River

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Three Sisters Springs ©
Three Sisters Springs
Scuba & Snorkeling
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. Get a sense of the local culture at Stetson Mansion and Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum. You'll explore and learn at Lightner Museum and St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum. Go for a jaunt from St. Augustine to Daytona Beach to see Beach at Daytona Beach about 1h 10 min away. Spend the 27th (Fri) exploring nature at Fort Matanzas National Monument. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the St. Augustine trip planner.

Drive from Crystal River to St. Augustine in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 29th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Beach at Daytona Beach, Stetson Mansion, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Fort Matanzas National Monument ©
Fort Matanzas National Monument
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine ©
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine

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