18 days in Florida Itinerary

18 days in Florida Itinerary

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18 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Ottawa
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Stetson Mansion and Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum. 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. There's more to do: get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Orlando trip itinerary app .

Ottawa, Canada to Orlando is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Ottawa in February: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Boca Raton.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

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

1
night
Boca Raton

Boca Raton ©
A paradise of palm trees and resorts, Boca Raton was once a hub of technological advancement.
On the 2nd (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Wakodahatchee Wetlands, then look for all kinds of wild species at Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, and then explore and take pictures at Bedner's Farm Fresh Market.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Boca Raton trip planner.

Getting from Orlando to Boca Raton by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Boca Raton, with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Miami.

Things to do in Boca Raton

Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Boynton Beach, Wakodahatchee Wetlands
Highlights from your plan
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.
On the 3rd (Tue), admire the striking features of Art Deco Historic District, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, and finally take a stroll through Lincoln Road.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Miami trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Boca Raton to Miami by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. March in Miami sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Step off the beaten path and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Step out of Islamorada to go to Key Largo and see John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, which is approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, take in the exciting artwork at Old Road Gallery, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and explore and take pictures at USCG Duane.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Islamorada trip planner .

You can drive from Miami to Islamorada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Islamorada can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Islamorada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Key Largo
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
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.
On the 8th (Sun), see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West road trip planning website .

You can take a bus from Islamorada to Key West in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In March, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Rotonda West.

Things to do in Key West

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

6
nights
Rotonda West

Explore hidden gems such as Gasparilla Marina and Margaret Albritton Gallery.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rotonda West trip itinerary builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Key West to Rotonda West. Traveling from Key West in March, Rotonda West is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. On the 15th (Sun), you're off tohome.

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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