18 days in Florida Itinerary

18 days in Florida Itinerary

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18 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  5​h
1
Key West
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Key Largo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Miami
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
West Palm Beach
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

4
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.
Spend the 5th (Tue) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, don't miss a visit to Southernmost Point, take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square, and contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Key West road trip planning website .

Washington DC to Key West is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November, Key West is much warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 81°F and lows of 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

3
nights
Key Largo

Key Largo ©
The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Explore Key Largo's surroundings by going to Anhinga Trail (in Everglades National Park) and Islamorada (Fishing Charters & Tours & Islamorada Brewery & Distillery). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, immerse yourself in nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, stop by Petals With Pizzazz, and appreciate the history behind Christ of the Deep.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Key Largo trip planner .

Getting from Key West to Key Largo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Key West in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Key Largo, with lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Miami.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Islamorada, Anhinga Trail
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling

few
hours
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Everglades National Park (Shark Valley Visitor Center & Slough Slog). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, wander the streets of Lincoln Road, see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum, and enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami.

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Traveling by car from Key Largo to Miami takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Miami are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors Tours Parks

5
nights
West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach ©
With a warm climate and sandy stretches, it's no surprise that West Palm Beach is a popular vacation spot.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lion Country Safari (in Loxahatchee), Delray Beach (Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens, Wakodahatchee Wetlands, & more) and Gumbo Limbo Nature Center (in Boca Raton). The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Worth Avenue, admire the local landmark of Centennial Square, look for all kinds of wild species at Loggerhead Marinelife Center, and take a stroll through Downtown West Palm Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the West Palm Beach day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Miami to West Palm Beach in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in West Palm Beach are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in West Palm Beach

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Delray Beach, Palm Beach, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Navy Seal Museum, Lion Country Safari
Highlights from your plan
Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society ©
Worth Avenue ©
Worth Avenue
Wakodahatchee Wetlands ©
Wakodahatchee Wetlands

5
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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, fun & games, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort, get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort, get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando, and admire the natural beauty at Harry P. Leu Gardens.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from West Palm Beach to Orlando by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from West Palm Beach in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 62°F in Orlando. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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