16 days in Florida Itinerary

16 days in Florida Itinerary

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16 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Miami
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Homestead
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Key Largo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Marathon
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Key West
— 2 nights
Drive:  14​h
6
Fort Myers
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

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.
Lincoln Road has been added to your itinerary.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Miami day trip website .

Amsterdam, Holland to Miami is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. In April, Miami is much hotter than Amsterdam - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Homestead.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Miami Beach
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

2
nights
Homestead

Homestead ©
Homestead is a city within Miami-Dade County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Everglades Alligator Farm, then identify plant and animal life at Anhinga Trail, then look for gifts at Robert Is Here, and finally don't miss a visit to Coral Castle.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Homestead visit planner .

Getting from Miami to Homestead by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. April in Homestead sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Key Largo.

Things to do in Homestead

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Anhinga Trail
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Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Coral Castle ©
Coral Castle
Everglades Alligator Farm ©
Everglades Alligator Farm

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder and then identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Key Largo trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Homestead to Key Largo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in April, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): stroll through Sombrero Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at National Key Deer Refuge, then identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, and then take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Marathon trip planner .

Getting from Key Largo to Marathon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Key Largo in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 28°C in Marathon. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Big Pine Key
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

2
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.
On the 1st (Fri), get a taste of the local shopping with Art On Duval Key West, then make a trip to Duval Street, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Key West trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by bus from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Fort Myers.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Wildlife Parks
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Duval Street ©
Duval Street

1
night
Fort Myers

Fort Myers is the county seat and commercial center of Lee County, Florida, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dolphin & Whale Watching as well as Manatee & Eco River Tours. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, tour in harmony with nature at Manatee & Eco River Tours, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at List Distillery.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Fort Myers trip itinerary planner .

You can ride a ferry from Key West to Fort Myers in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Key West in May since evenings lows in Fort Myers dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Fort Myers

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Manatee & Eco River Tours ©
Manatee & Eco River Tours

5
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.
Attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal's Islands of Adventure make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, admire the natural beauty at Harry P. Leu Gardens, have some family-friendly fun at Nomadic, and don't miss a visit to Cinderella Castle.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Orlando trip maker app .

Drive from Fort Myers to Orlando in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Orlando sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

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

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