18 days in Florida Itinerary

18 days in Florida Itinerary

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18 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Curitiba
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Key West
— 3 nights
Bus:  45​min
2
Big Pine Key, Florida Keys
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Key Largo
— 2 nights
+2
Shuttle + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
St. Augustine
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Curitiba

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.
Do your shopping at Alan S. Maltz Gallery and 7 Artists & Friends. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Fort Zachary Taylor. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and sample the fine beverages at Papa's Pilar Rum Distillery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Key West travel planner.

Curitiba, Brazil to Key West is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Curitiba in December since evenings lows in Key West dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Big Pine Key, Florida Keys

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. On the 13th (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. On your second day here, stop by Out of the Blue Gallery, then identify plant and animal life at National Key Deer Refuge, and then take in the exciting artwork at Artists in Paradise Gallery.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Big Pine Key online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by bus from Key West to Big Pine Key takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In December in Big Pine Key, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Marathon, Florida Keys

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Get outdoors at Sombrero Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. You'll explore and learn at Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography and EAA Air Museum. Step out of Marathon with an excursion to Indian Key State Historic Site in Islamorada--about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, pause for some serene contemplation at San Pablo Catholic Church, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and stop by Christina's Consignment Boutique.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Marathon trip site .

Marathon is very close to Big Pine Key. In December, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Key Largo.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Indian Key State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, contemplate the long history of Coral Castle, then examine the collection at Homestead Historic Town Hall Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Anhinga Trail, and finally look for gifts at Robert Is Here.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Key Largo trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Marathon to Key Largo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Marathon in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 22°C in Key Largo. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Homestead, Islamorada, Anhinga Trail
Highlights from your plan
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
History of Diving Museum ©
History of Diving Museum

3
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. On the 20th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., then view the masterpieces at High Tide Gallery Art & Gifts, then examine the collection at The Ximenez-Fatio House, and finally sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Beach at Daytona Beach, then admire the striking features of Stetson Mansion, and then view the masterpieces at Ocean Art Gallery.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine online journey builder .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and car from Key Largo to St. Augustine takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from Key Largo in December, things will get a bit cooler in St. Augustine: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ocean Art Gallery, Stetson Mansion, Beach at Daytona Beach
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

3
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Lincoln Road and Art Deco Historic District. Appreciate the collections at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and Lock & Load Museum. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Bayside Marketplace, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and get engrossed in the history at Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum.

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Getting from St. Augustine to Miami by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from St. Augustine in December: high temperatures in Miami hover around 32°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

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

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