18 days in Florida Itinerary

18 days in Florida Itinerary

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Pensacola Beach
— Few hours
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Panama City Beach
— 3 nights
3
Daytona Beach
— 1 night
4
St. Augustine
— 3 nights
5
Islamorada
— 2 nights
6
Marathon
— 2 nights
7
Key West
— 3 nights

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Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach is an unincorporated community located on Santa Rosa Island, a barrier island, in Escambia County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Navarre Beach.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Pensacola Beach trip builder.

San Antonio to Pensacola Beach is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from San Antonio in August, plan for slightly colder days in Pensacola Beach, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Pensacola Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Navarre Beach
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Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach

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Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©
Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Step out of the city life by going to St. Andrews State Park and Panama City Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Swim with Dolphins and Panama City Beach Winery. Change things up with these side-trips from Panama City Beach: Bear Creek Feline Center (in Panama City) and Seaside Beach (in Seaside). The adventure continues: browse the different shops at Pier Park and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Panama City Beach using our trip planner.

You can drive from Pensacola Beach to Panama City Beach in 2.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Pensacola Beach to Panama City Beach. In August, daytime highs in Panama City Beach are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Daytona Beach.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bear Creek Feline Center, Seaside Beach
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Panama City Beach Winery ©
Panama City Beach Winery
St. Andrews State Park ©
St. Andrews State Park
Swim with Dolphins

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Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach ©
The iconic seaside destination of Daytona Beach once supported sugar mill plantations, but now entertains up to 8 million visitors a year.
On the 22nd (Thu), contemplate the long history of Mary Bethune Home, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, and then stroll through Beach at Daytona Beach.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Daytona Beach trip planning site.

You can drive from Panama City Beach to Daytona Beach in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. August in Daytona Beach sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach
Mary Bethune Home
Mary Bethune Home
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church ©
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

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St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. Museum-lovers will get to explore St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine and World Golf Hall of Fame. Visit Memorial Presbyterian Church and Mission of Nombre de Dios for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Jacksonville Beach (in Jacksonville Beach) and Atlantic Beach (in Jacksonville). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Vilano Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Crescent Beach Public Beach, steep yourself in history at Plaza de la Constitucion, and examine the collection at Medieval Torture Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our St. Augustine itinerary maker app.

Drive from Daytona Beach to St. Augustine in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in St. Augustine sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Islamorada.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Jacksonville Beach, Atlantic Beach, Crescent Beach Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Vilano Beach ©
Vilano Beach
Jacksonville Beach ©
Jacksonville Beach
Memorial Presbyterian Church ©
Memorial Presbyterian Church

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Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
On the 26th (Mon), explore the gorgeous colors at Alligator Reef Light House, cast your line with a fishing tour, thenidentify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery. On your second day here, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, shop like a local with Old Road Gallery, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Islamorada trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from St. Augustine to Islamorada in 7 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Islamorada are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Park Beach, identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Marathon trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Islamorada to Marathon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Marathon are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Key Colony Beach, Bahia Honda State Park
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
Sunset Park Beach ©
Sunset Park Beach

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Key West Firehouse Museum. Saint Mary Star of the Sea and U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, kick back and relax at Smathers Beach, get interesting insight from Tours, and look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Key West trip planner.

You can drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Key West can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Saint Mary Star of the Sea ©
Saint Mary Star of the Sea
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum

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