17 days in Florida Itinerary

17 days in Florida Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Orlando
— 3 nights
2
Pensacola
— 1 night
3
Key West
— 2 nights
4
Islamorada
— 3 nights
5
Miami Beach
— 4 nights

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 Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort. Pack the 1st (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at SeaWorld, discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and look for gifts at MacroBaby.

To see maps and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando vacation planning tool.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Orlando is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in September: high temperatures in Orlando hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Pensacola.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando 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.
On the 3rd (Thu), learn about all things military at National Naval Aviation Museum.

Make your Pensacola itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Orlando to Pensacola in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Orlando in October, Pensacola is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Pensacola

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and 7 Artists & Friends Gallery. Escape the urban bustle at Fort Zachary Taylor and Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory. Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Alan S. Maltz Gallery, shop like a local with Collections Key West, stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, and hunt for treasures at Sunset Celebration.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West trip planner.

Getting from Pensacola to Key West by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Pensacola in October since evenings lows in Key West dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Museums Wildlife
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
Parasailing & Paragliding

3
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
For shopping fun, head to Zero Dress Code Boutique or Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center. There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Pasta Pantaleo Signature Gallery, get engrossed in the history at History of Diving Museum, shop like a local with Lobster Trap Art Gift Shop and Gallery, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Islamorada road trip website.

Traveling by car from Key West to Islamorada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Islamorada sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to 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.
Do your shopping at Lincoln Road and Aventura Mall. Attractions like Collins Avenue and Dolphin Mall make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, take a stroll through Art Deco Historic District, get a taste of the local shopping with Espanola Way, and buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Miami Beach travel planner.

You can drive from Islamorada to Miami Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Miami Beach are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. 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
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Aventura Mall ©
Aventura Mall

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