17 days in Florida Itinerary

17 days in Florida Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Marathon
— 2 nights
2
Islamorada
— 1 night
3
Marco Island
— 3 nights
4
Fort Myers Beach
— 2 nights
5
St. Augustine
— 3 nights
6
Panama City Beach
— 2 nights

2
nights
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 23rd (Tue): stop by The Tackle Box. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): explore the gorgeous colors at Sombrero Reef, thenexamine the collection at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Marathon vacation maker app.

Orlando to Marathon is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Orlando in July since evenings lows in Marathon dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Key Colony Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Sunset Park Beach ©
Sunset Park Beach
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center

1
night
Islamorada

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 26th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Alligator Reef Light House, take in the exciting artwork at Old Road Gallery, thenlook for gifts at Shell World Florida Keys, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Islamorada trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Marathon to Islamorada takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Islamorada can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Shell World Florida Keys
Highlights from your plan
Alligator Reef Light House ©
Alligator Reef Light House
Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park ©
Old Road Gallery ©
Old Road Gallery

3
nights
Marco Island

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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Keewaydin Island and Capri Paddlecraft Park. For shopping fun, head to Malenda Trick Art Gallery or Marco Island Farmers Market. Change things up with a short trip to Smallwood Store in Chokoloskee (about 44 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Cape Romano, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, identify plant and animal life at Briggs Nature Center, and take a leisurely stroll along Goodland Boating Park.

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Traveling by car from Islamorada to Marco Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Islamorada in July, expect little chillier with lows of °F in Marco Island. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Fort Myers Beach.

Things to do in Marco Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Smallwood Store
Highlights from your plan
Keewaydin Island ©
Keewaydin Island
Cape Romano ©
Cape Romano
Smallwood Store ©
Smallwood Store

2
nights
Fort Myers Beach

Fort Myers Beach ©
Fort Myers Beach is a town located on Estero Island in Lee County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the engaging exhibits at Golisano Children's Museum of Naples, enjoy the sand and surf at Little Hickory Beach Park, and then kick back and relax at Bonita Beach Dog Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get lost in a book at Fort Myers Beach Public Library, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Trico Shrimp Co, thenengage your brain at Ostego Bay Marine Science Center, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort Myers Beach day trip planning app.

Getting from Marco Island to Fort Myers Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In July in Fort Myers Beach, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Fort Myers Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Golisano Children's Museum of Naples, Little Hickory Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Bonita Beach Dog Park ©
Bonita Beach Dog Park
Trico Shrimp Co ©
Trico Shrimp Co
Golisano Children's Museum of Naples ©
Golisano Children's Museum of Naples

3
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine and Villa Zorayda Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to The Gifted Cork and Ocean Art Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Explore St. Augustine's surroundings by going to Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens (in Port Orange), Reptile Discovery Center (in DeLand) and Santa Maria del Mar Catholic Church (in Flagler Beach). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine, immerse yourself in nature at Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park, get engrossed in the history at Medieval Torture Museum, and browse the exhibits of The Casements.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the St. Augustine tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Fort Myers Beach to St. Augustine in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ormond Beach, Gainesville, Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens, Reptile Discovery Center, Santa Maria del Mar Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine ©
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park ©
Sweetwater Wetlands Park ©
Sweetwater Wetlands Park

2
nights
Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©
Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seaside Beach and Eden Gardens State Park. Shop till you drop at Destin Commons and Kilwin's Chocolate and Ice Cream. When in Panama City Beach, make a side trip to see Turkey Creek Nature Trail in Niceville, approximately Niceville away. There's still lots to do: try for a hole-in-one at Pirate's Island Adventure Golf, stroll around Destin Dog Park, have some family-friendly fun at Goofy Golf PC, and take a leisurely stroll along M.B. Miller County Pier.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Panama City Beach road trip planner.

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Panama City Beach takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, daily temperatures in Panama City Beach can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Destin, Eden Gardens State Park, Turkey Creek Nature Trail, Seaside Beach, 30A Farmers Market
Highlights from your plan
Eden Gardens State Park ©
Eden Gardens State Park
Destin Commons ©
Destin Commons
Kilwin's Chocolate and Ice Cream ©
Kilwin's Chocolate and Ice Cream

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