18 days in Florida Itinerary

18 days in Florida Itinerary

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18 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  9​h
1
Panama City Beach
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Orlando
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
4
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Miami
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Naples
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Sarasota
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Clearwater
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Seattle

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Rosa Beach, do a tasting at Panama City Beach Winery, and then kick back and relax at Panama City Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Blue Mountain Beach and then immerse yourself in nature at Grayton Beach State Park.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Panama City Beach visit planning tool .

Seattle to Panama City Beach is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Seattle to Panama City Beach due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Seattle in November, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Panama City Beach: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Santa Rosa Beach, Grayton Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Panama City Beach Winery ©
Panama City Beach Winery
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Blue Mountain Beach ©
Blue Mountain Beach

2
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.
Stetson Mansion and NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Pack the 9th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Next up on the itinerary: make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks, get in on the family fun at SeaWorld Orlando, stop by Winter Park Farmer's Market, and admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando day trip planning app .

Getting from Panama City Beach to Orlando by car takes about 6.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Orlando when traveling from Panama City Beach in November, with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Winter Park, NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Stetson Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Castillo de San Marcos, browse the exhibits of St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, and finally steep yourself in history at Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jacksonville Beach, kick back and relax at Sawgrass Country Club, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Memorial Presbyterian Church.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the St. Augustine trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Orlando to St. Augustine by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in November, you will find days in St. Augustine are slightly colder (73°F), and nights are about the same (59°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Sawgrass Country Club, Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park, Jacksonville Beach
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

2
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.
Get outdoors at Bahia Honda State Park and Fort Zachary Taylor. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Audubon House & Tropical Gardens. Change things up with these side-trips from Key West: Marathon (San Pablo Catholic Church & Sombrero Beach). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and admire all the interesting features of Oldest House & Garden Museum.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, use the Key West online travel route planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from St. Augustine to Key West in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In November, Key West is a bit warmer than St. Augustine - with highs of 81°F and lows of 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marathon, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Lincoln Road and Aventura Mall. Escape the urban bustle at Shark Valley and Crandon Park Beach. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, stroll through Haulover Beach Park, get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and wander the streets of Collins Avenue.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Miami trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Key West to Miami in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Miami are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Aventura Mall, Shark Valley, Haulover Beach Park, Crandon Park Beach
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley ©
Shark Valley
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach

2
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): stop by Santini Marina Shopping Plaza, then stroll through Fort Myers Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Barefoot Beach Preserve. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Tigertail Beach, stroll through South Marco Beach, and then make a trip to Waterside Shops.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Naples road trip planner .

You can drive from Miami to Naples in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Miami in November, Naples is a bit cooler at night with lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sarasota.

Things to do in Naples

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Fort Myers Beach, Marco Island, Barefoot Beach Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Barefoot Beach Preserve ©
Barefoot Beach Preserve
Fort Myers Beach ©
Fort Myers Beach
South Marco Beach ©
South Marco Beach

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night
Sarasota

Sarasota ©
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. On the 21st (Wed), explore and take pictures at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at Crescent Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Siesta Beach.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Sarasota trip planner.

You can drive from Naples to Sarasota in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Sarasota, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Clearwater.

Things to do in Sarasota

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Siesta Key
Highlights from your plan
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Crescent Beach ©
Crescent Beach
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens ©
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

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night
Clearwater

Clearwater ©
Holding the record for most consecutive days of sunshine in a single year, Clearwater offers long sandy beaches and proximity to other major cities in the Tampa Bay area.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Clearwater Beach, step off the mainland to explore Caladesi Island State Park, and then steep yourself in history at Philippe Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Clearwater trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Sarasota to Clearwater by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in November, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Clearwater

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Philippe Park, Caladesi Island State Park
Highlights from your plan
Clearwater Beach ©
Clearwater Beach
Philippe Park ©
Philippe Park
Caladesi Island State Park ©
Caladesi Island State Park

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