17 days in Florida Itinerary

17 days in Florida Itinerary

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1
Sanibel Island
— 2 nights
2
Naples
— 3 nights
3
Marco Island
— 3 nights
4
Key West
— 3 nights
5
Marathon
— 3 nights
6
St. Augustine
— 1 night

2
nights
Sanibel Island

Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Tower Gallery. Keep things going the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Bowman's Beach, and then stroll around Pond Apple Park.

To find more things to do and tourist information, read our Sanibel Island day trip planning site.

Ottawa, Canada to Sanibel Island is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Ottawa in February: high temperatures in Sanibel Island hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Captiva Island
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Captiva Beach ©
Captiva Beach
Blind Pass Beach Park ©
Blind Pass Beach Park

3
nights
Naples

You'll explore and learn at Edison and Ford Winter Estates and Lorne's Art Gallery. Step off the beaten path and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Fort Myers Beach (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Lovers Key State Park).

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Naples trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Sanibel Island to Naples in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Naples

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Myers Beach, Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge, Lorne's Art Gallery, Edison and Ford Winter Estates
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Marco Island

Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Visiting Fishing Charters & Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. For shopping fun, head to Marco Island Farmers Market or Malenda Trick Art Gallery. Change things up with a short trip to Speed Boats Tours in Everglades City (about 38 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at South Marco Beach, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Marco Island vacation builder site.

Marco Island is just a short distance from Naples. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Key West.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Speed Boats Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
South Marco Beach ©
South Marco Beach
Parasailing & Paragliding

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.
Head to 7 Artists & Friends Gallery and KEPart Studio-Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Get in touch with nature at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Key West trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Marco Island to Key West in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from Marco Island in March, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center ©
Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center
Dolphin & Whale Watching
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.
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center and Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dolphin Research Center and Islamorada Brewery & Distillery. Change things up with these side-trips from Marathon: Islamorada (Fishing Charters & Tours & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park, identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sombrero Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Marathon trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Marathon are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

1
night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, thenget engrossed in the history at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, and finally stop by Market to Market. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with Metalartz Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, and then examine the collection at Lightner Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our St. Augustine day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Marathon to St. Augustine takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In March, St. Augustine is slightly colder than Marathon - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine ©
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine
Lightner Museum ©
Lightner Museum
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

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