17 days in Florida Itinerary

17 days in Florida Itinerary

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17 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  19​h
1
Orlando
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Miami
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Key Largo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Marathon
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Dubai

4
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.
Kids will enjoy Walt Disney World Resort and Magic Kingdom Park. Pack the 1st (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Pack the 2nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at SeaWorld Orlando, look for gifts at The LEGO Store Downtown Disney, and discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip maker website .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Orlando is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Dubai to Orlando. Traveling from Dubai in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Orlando, with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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

3
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Shark Valley and South Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Everglades National Park (Anhinga Trail & Gumbo Limbo Trail). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Lincoln Road, browse the different shops at Village of Merrick Park, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Tours.

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You can drive from Orlando to Miami in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Orlando in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Miami: highs are around 29°C and lows about 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Key Largo.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Miami Beach, Village of Merrick Park
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

1
night
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.
On the 8th (Tue), meet the residents at Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder, identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Key Largo journey maker .

Traveling by car from Miami to Key Largo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder ©
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Bahia Honda State Park and National Key Deer Refuge. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, get answers to all your questions at Pigeon Key Foundation, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Marathon travel planning app .

You can drive from Key Largo to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, daytime highs in Marathon are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Big Pine Key
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Pigeon Key Foundation ©
Pigeon Key Foundation
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©

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.
Family-friendly places like Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Dolphin & Whale Watching will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Key West Aquarium, and admire all the interesting features of Audubon House & Tropical Gardens.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Key West day trip planner .

You can take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. January in Key West sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Key West Aquarium ©
Key West Aquarium
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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