16 days in Florida Itinerary

16 days in Florida Itinerary

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16 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Geneva
Fly + Drive:  18​h 45​min
1
Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Marco Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Naples
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Crystal River
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Orlando
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
St. Augustine
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Geneva

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.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Dolphin Research Center. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fishing Charters & Tours and Sombrero Beach. Step out of Marathon to go to Islamorada and see Parasailing & Paragliding, which is approximately 38 minutes away. It doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park and look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Marathon trip itinerary website .

Geneva, Switzerland to Marathon is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Geneva to Marathon is minus 6 hours. In December, Marathon is much hotter than Geneva - with highs of 31°C and lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Marco Island.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

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 24th (Tue): find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): look for gifts at Keep In Touch, cast your line with a fishing tour, and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Marco Island trip maker app .

Getting from Marathon to Marco Island by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Marathon in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 19°C in Marco Island. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Marco Island

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

3
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Barefoot Beach Preserve and Lovers Key State Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lowdermilk Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. And it doesn't end there: cast your line with a fishing tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, and stop by Island Trends.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Naples trip planner .

Traveling by car from Marco Island to Naples takes an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Crystal River.

Things to do in Naples

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Fort Myers Beach, Barefoot Beach Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Barefoot Beach Preserve ©
Barefoot Beach Preserve
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then identify plant and animal life at Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Crystal River journey planner .

You can drive from Naples to Crystal River in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Naples in December, things will get a bit cooler in Crystal River: highs are around 27°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Crystal River

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

3
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at World of Disney and Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets. Have a day of magic on the 31st (Tue) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 1st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's still lots to do: discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks and get your game on at Nomadic.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Orlando online day trip planner .

Drive from Crystal River to Orlando in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Crystal River in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Orlando, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
World of Disney ©
World of Disney

1
night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the St. Augustine trip planner .

Traveling by car from Orlando to St. Augustine takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in January, you will find days in St. Augustine are slightly colder (21°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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