18 days in Florida Itinerary

18 days in Florida Itinerary

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Start: Ottawa
+2
Bus + Drive + Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Orlando
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Boca Raton
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Miami
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Islamorada
— 4 nights
car:  2 h
5
Key West
— 2 nights
car:  5 h 30 min
6
Rotonda West
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Ottawa

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Stetson Mansion and The Escape Game Orlando. Take a break from Orlando with a short trip to Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum in Ponce Inlet, about 1h 15 min away. Have a day of magic on the 29th (Sat) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 1st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Orlando sightseeing planner.

Ottawa, Canada to Orlando is an approximately 6- hour combination of bus, car, and flight. You can also fly; or drive. In February, Orlando is warmer than Ottawa - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Boca Raton.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Stetson Mansion
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion

1
night
Boca Raton

Boca Raton ©
A paradise of palm trees and resorts, Boca Raton was once a hub of technological advancement.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Wakodahatchee Wetlands, look for all kinds of wild species at Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, and then relax in the rural setting at Bedner's Farm Fresh Market.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Boca Raton trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Orlando to Boca Raton by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Orlando in March since evenings lows in Boca Raton dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Miami.

Things to do in Boca Raton

Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Boynton Beach, Wakodahatchee Wetlands
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Wakodahatchee Wetlands ©
Wakodahatchee Wetlands
Bedner's Farm Fresh Market ©
Bedner's Farm Fresh Market

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 3rd (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, then kick back and relax at South Beach, and then wander the streets of Lincoln Road.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Miami trip website.

You can drive from Boca Raton to Miami in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Miami

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

4
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fishing Charters & Tours and Islamorada Brewery & Distillery. Take a break from Islamorada with a short trip to John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park in Key Largo, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, stop by Shell World Florida Keys, take a tour of USCG Duane, and fulfill a lifelong dream with Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Islamorada journey builder app.

Traveling by car from Miami to Islamorada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to catch the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Key Largo
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©
Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder ©
Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Key West visit planner.

Take a bus from Islamorada to Key West in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rotonda West.

Things to do in Key West

Adventure Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum

6
nights
Rotonda West

Rotonda West is an unincorporated, deed-restricted community situated in west Charlotte County, Florida, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fishing Charters & Tours and Rotonda Golf & Country Club Long Marsh Golf Club. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Haze Pioneer Trail Park, play a few rounds at Rotonda Golf & Country Club, take in the waterfront activity at Gasparilla Marina, and admire the majestic nature at Don Pedro Island State Park.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rotonda West trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Key West to Rotonda West with the Route module. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Key West in March since evenings lows in Rotonda West dip to 17°C. You will leave for home on the 15th (Sun).

Things to do in Rotonda West

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Placida, Don Pedro Island State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Wildflower Preserve ©
Wildflower Preserve
Don Pedro Island State Park ©
Don Pedro Island State Park

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