16 days in Florida Itinerary

16 days in Florida Itinerary

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16 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Key West
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Marathon
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Islamorada
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Key Largo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

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 appreciate attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 3rd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's much more to do: laugh and play at SeaWorld Orlando, take in a show at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and look for gifts at MacroBaby.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando travel itinerary planner .

London, UK to Orlando is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Orlando due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in May, things will get much warmer in Orlando: highs are around 36°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

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

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.
Bring the kids along to Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, take in the waterfront at Mallory Square, stop by Isle Cook Key West, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Key West takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in May, Key West is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum ©

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Bahia Honda State Park and Crane Point Museum & Nature Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marathon: Big Pine Key (Fishing Charters & Tours & National Key Deer Refuge). There's still lots to do: get answers to all your questions at Pigeon Key Foundation, identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Marathon tour itinerary maker tool .

Take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May in Marathon, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) 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
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

1
night
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 13th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Anne's Beach, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then sample the tasty concoctions at Islamorada Beer Company Brewery and Tasting Room, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Islamorada trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Marathon to Islamorada in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Islamorada, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Anne's Beach ©
Anne's Beach
Parasailing & Paragliding

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Island Dolphin Care, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at florida keys key lime products, look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then explore and take pictures at USCG Duane, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

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

You can drive from Islamorada to Key Largo in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Islamorada in May, Key Largo is slightly colder at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Miami.

Things to do in Key Largo

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder ©

1
night
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, wander the streets of Lincoln Road, then kick back and relax at South Beach, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace.

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You can drive from Key Largo to Miami in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

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