17 days in Florida Itinerary

17 days in Florida Itinerary

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Fort Myers Beach
— 1 night
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Key West
— 7 nights
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Marathon
— 6 nights
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Merritt Island
— 2 nights

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Fort Myers Beach

Fort Myers Beach ©
Fort Myers Beach is a town located on Estero Island in Lee County, Florida, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Myers Beach and then see some colorful creatures with Island Time Dolphin & Shelling Cruises. Here are some ideas for day two: visit Redfish Pass, stop by Tangerine Coastal Market, and then tee off at LaPlaya Golf Course.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort Myers Beach online tour planner.

Orlando to Fort Myers Beach is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In November in Fort Myers Beach, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Key West.

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Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

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Key West

Key West ©

Conch Republic

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 The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory. Spend the 6th (Fri) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, examine the collection at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, and kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West route builder website.

Getting from Fort Myers Beach to Key West by ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Fort Myers Beach in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Key West, with lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

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Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Marathon

Heart of the Florida Keys

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Family-friendly places like Bahia Honda State Park and Crane Point Museum & Nature Center will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Key Largo (John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park & Island Dolphin Care), Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier) and Islamorada (Fishing Charters & Tours, Old Road Gallery, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, stroll through Sunset Park Beach, take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Marathon attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Merritt Island.

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Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

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Merritt Island

Merritt Island ©
On the 16th (Mon), examine the collection at Parker Brothers Concepts, look for all kinds of wild species at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, then get curious at Space Shuttle Atlantis, and finally stroll around Manatee Sanctuary Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): see majestic marine mammals with Time and Tide Tours and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

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Traveling by car from Marathon to Merritt Island takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Marathon in November, with highs in Merritt Island at 77°F and lows at 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive back home.

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