17 days in Florida Itinerary

17 days in Florida Itinerary

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17 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Pensacola
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
3
Key West
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
4
Islamorada
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Miami Beach
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Sao Paulo

3
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 appreciate attractions like Discovery Cove and Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 29th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at SeaWorld Orlando, stop by MacroBaby, and make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Orlando road trip planning tool .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Orlando is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Orlando due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in September: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 37°C and lows are around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Pensacola.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove

1
night
Pensacola

Pensacola ©
Surrounded on three sides by water, Pensacola offers access to white-sand beaches and emerald-green ocean unspoiled by large resorts.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): learn about all things military at National Naval Aviation Museum and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Pensacola trip builder .

Do a combination of flight and car from Orlando to Pensacola in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to Pensacola. Traveling from Orlando in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Pensacola, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Pensacola

Museums Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
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.
Visiting Fort Zachary Taylor and Parasailing & Paragliding will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Truman Little White House. There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Alan S. Maltz Gallery, hunt for treasures at Sunset Celebration, view the masterpieces at Collections Key West, and admire the natural beauty at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Key West tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Pensacola to Key West by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Pensacola in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Key West, with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Islamorada.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Museums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lobster Trap Art Gallery and Old Road Gallery. Head to Zero Dress Code Boutique and Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Galleryfor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Indian Key State Historic Site, examine the collection at Florida Keys History & Discovery Center, and take an in-depth tour of History of Diving Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Islamorada trip tool .

Take a bus from Key West to Islamorada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in Islamorada, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Key Largo
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
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.
Shop till you drop at Lincoln Road and Dolphin Mall. Collins Avenue and Lock & Load Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Miami Beach with a short trip to Aventura Mall in Aventura, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace, shop like a local with Espanola Way, examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami Beach trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Islamorada to Miami Beach by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October in Miami Beach, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Miami, Aventura Mall, Village of Merrick Park
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Aventura Mall ©
Aventura Mall
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

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