17 days in Florida Itinerary

17 days in Florida Itinerary

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17 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Fort Lauderdale
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Marathon
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Miami Beach
— 2 nights
car:  3​h
4
Fort Myers
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Fort Lauderdale
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h
End: London

2
nights
Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale ©
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Anne Kolb Nature Center as well as Hollywood Beach.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Fort Lauderdale trip planner.

London, UK to Fort Lauderdale is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Fort Lauderdale due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in August, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Fort Lauderdale: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 30°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Marathon.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Hollywood
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Anne Kolb Nature Center ©
Anne Kolb Nature Center
Hollywood Beach ©
Hollywood Beach

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Anne's Beach, Sombrero Beach, Bahia Honda State Park, and other attractions you added. There's more to do: snap pictures at Old Seven Mile Bridge.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Marathon trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Fort Lauderdale to Marathon by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sun) before leaving for Miami Beach.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park
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Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
Anne's Beach ©
Anne's Beach
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

2
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Big Cypress National Preserve, Loop Road, Big Cypress National Preserve, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, and other attractions. On the 18th (Sun), explore the galleries of Wynwood Walls, get a taste of the local shopping with Collins Avenue, then take in the waterfront activity at Miami Beach Marina, then stroll through South Beach, and finally wander the streets of Espanola Way. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Ocean Drive, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and then enjoy the sea views from Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Miami Beach road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Marathon to Miami Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. August in Miami Beach sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Fort Myers.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Outdoors Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Miami, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, Big Cypress National Preserve
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Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park ©
Big Cypress National Preserve ©
Big Cypress National Preserve
South Beach ©
South Beach

7
nights
Fort Myers

Fort Myers ©
Fort Myers is the county seat and commercial center of Lee County, Florida, United States. Your list of things to see and do now includes Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery, Sanibel Outlets, Cayo Costa State Park, and other attractions. Visiting Blind Pass Beach Park and Clam Pass Park will get you outdoors. Step out of Fort Myers with an excursion to Waterside Shops in Naples--about 50 minutes away.

To find maps and tourist information, use the Fort Myers route site .

You can drive from Miami Beach to Fort Myers in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Fort Myers

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fort Myers Beach, Naples, Sanibel Island, Captiva Beach, Smallwood Store
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Blind Pass Beach Park ©
Blind Pass Beach Park
Captiva Beach ©
Captiva Beach
Cayo Costa State Park ©
Cayo Costa State Park

1
night
Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale ©
Sawgrass Mills has been added to your itinerary. On the 27th (Tue), buy something for everyone on your list at Sawgrass Mills.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Fort Lauderdale online road trip planner .

Getting from Fort Myers to Fort Lauderdale by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Shopping

Side Trip

Sawgrass Mills
Highlights from your plan
Sawgrass Mills ©
Sawgrass Mills

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