17 days in Florida Itinerary

17 days in Florida Itinerary

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17 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Miami
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Key Largo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Marathon
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Dublin

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): kick back and relax at South Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Miami trip planner .

Dublin, Ireland to Miami is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Dublin in May, expect Miami to be much hotter, temps between 36°C and 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
South Beach ©
South Beach
Miami Children's Museum ©
Miami Children's Museum

3
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Island Dolphin Care and Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Anhinga Trail (in Everglades National Park) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Islamorada). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, see the vivid underwater world at Spiegel Grove, meet the residents at Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Key Largo visit planner .

You can drive from Miami to Key Largo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, Anhinga Trail
Highlights from your plan
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder ©

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bahia Honda State Park and Crane Point Museum & Nature Center. Explore Marathon's surroundings by going to Big Pine Key (Fishing Charters & Tours & National Key Deer Refuge). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Pigeon Key Foundation, pause for some serene contemplation at San Pablo Catholic Church, snap pictures at Old Seven Mile Bridge, and stroll through Sombrero Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Marathon online vacation maker .

You can drive from Key Largo to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daytime highs in Marathon are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can catcht the 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
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

3
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary planning tool .

You can take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum ©

5
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.
Family-friendly places like Walt Disney World Resort and SeaWorld Orlando will thrill your kids. Pack the 8th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Pack the 10th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's much more to do: discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park, look for gifts at MacroBaby, and laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Orlando visit planner .

Getting from Key West to Orlando by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 26°C in Orlando. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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