17 days in Florida Itinerary

17 days in Florida Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Orlando
— 2 nights
2
Key West
— 3 nights
3
Big Pine Key
— 1 night
4
Marathon
— 2 nights
5
Islamorada
— 3 nights
6
Key Largo
— 2 nights
7
Miami Beach
— 3 nights

2
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.
On the 17th (Fri), find something for the whole family at Discovery Cove. Keep things going the next day: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Orlando trip itinerary site.

Willemstad, Curacao to Orlando is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Willemstad to Orlando due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Orlando when traveling from Willemstad in May, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

3
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Key West Firehouse Museum. Visit Truman Little White House and Curry Mansion for their historical value. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, admire the natural beauty at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, get a taste of the local shopping with Alan S. Maltz Gallery, and take in the pleasant sights at Key West Garden Club.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West itinerary planning site.

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, plan for a bit warmer nights in Key West, with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

1
night
Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. On the 22nd (Wed), view the masterpieces at Artists in Paradise Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at National Key Deer Refuge, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bahia Honda State Park.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Big Pine Key trip planner.

Traveling by car from Key West to Big Pine Key takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Big Pine Key, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Artists in Paradise Gallery ©
Artists in Paradise Gallery

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): get answers to all your questions at Pigeon Key Foundation, identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, kick back and relax at Sunset Park Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Marathon road trip planner.

Marathon is very close to Big Pine Key. In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Sunset Park Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

3
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lobster Trap Art Gift Shop and Gallery and Old Road Gallery. Visiting Fishing Charters & Tours and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Anne's Beach, look for gifts at Bella Sol Fragrance Bar and Gifts, sample the tasty concoctions at Florida Keys Brewing Company, and contemplate the long history of Indian Key State Historic Site.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Islamorada travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Marathon to Islamorada in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Islamorada can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Anne's Beach ©
Anne's Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Anhinga Trail, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Island Dolphin Care, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center. Here are some ideas for day two: see the vivid underwater world at Spiegel Grove, stop by florida keys key lime products, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Key Largo road trip planning website.

Key Largo is just a stone's throw from Islamorada. Expect slightly colder evenings in Key Largo when traveling from Islamorada in May, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Anhinga Trail
Highlights from your plan
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©
Scuba & Snorkeling
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail

3
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Shark Valley Visitor Center and South Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lincoln Road and Art Deco Historic District. When in Miami Beach, make a side trip to see Aventura Mall in Aventura, approximately Aventura away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Collins Avenue, buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, look for gifts at Perfect Gifts South Beach, and get a taste of local nightlife at Art Deco Tours.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Miami Beach trip planner.

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Miami Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Miami Beach can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Shark Valley Visitor Center, Aventura Mall, Bayside Marketplace
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach

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