18 days in Florida Itinerary

18 days in Florida Itinerary

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St. Augustine
— 3 nights
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Fort Walton Beach
— 2 nights
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Key West
— 5 nights
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Marco Island
— 3 nights
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Fort Myers Beach
— 2 nights
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Sarasota
— 2 nights

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St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. Attractions like Andy Romano Beachfront Park and The Casements make great kid-friendly stops. Discover out-of-the-way places like Vilano Beach and Memorial Presbyterian Church. When in St. Augustine, make a side trip to see Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens in Ormond Beach, approximately Ormond Beach away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine, look for gifts at So Mermazing, see the interesting displays at Medieval Torture Museum, and kick back and relax at Crescent Beach Public Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our St. Augustine trip site.

Orlando to St. Augustine is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also 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 up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Fort Walton Beach.

Things to do in St. Augustine

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St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine ©
Vilano Beach ©
Vilano Beach
The Casements ©
The Casements

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Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach ©
Fort Walton Beach is a city in southern Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. On the 5th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Blue Mountain Beach and then cast your line with O Sea D Fishing Charters. Keep things going the next day: walk around Destin Dog Park, tee off at Goofy Golf, then see the interesting displays at Indian Temple Mound and Museum, then test your team's savvy at Escape Zone 60 Navarre, and finally look for gifts at Island Style.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Fort Walton Beach attractions site.

You can drive from St. Augustine to Fort Walton Beach in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from St. Augustine in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 49°F in Fort Walton Beach. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Fort Walton Beach

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

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O Sea D Fishing Charters ©
O Sea D Fishing Charters
Blue Mountain Beach ©
Blue Mountain Beach
Goofy Golf ©
Goofy Golf

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Key West

Key West ©

Conch Republic

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Peppers of Key West and Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory. Discover out-of-the-way places like Key West Historic Seaport and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mary Star of the Sea.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Key West trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Fort Walton Beach to Key West in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Walton Beach to Key West is 1 hour. While traveling from Fort Walton Beach, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Key West, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Marco Island.

Things to do in Key West

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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center ©
Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©

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Marco Island

Marco Island ©
Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Kids will enjoy Native Guided Fishing Charters and South Marco Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Keewaydin Island and Frank E. Mackle Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marco Island: Ochopee (Kirby Storter Roadside Park, Nature & Wildlife Tours, &more). There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, walk around Winterberry Park, get engrossed in the history at Marco Island Historical Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Romano.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Marco Island trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by ferry from Key West to Marco Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. Traveling from Key West in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Marco Island, with lows of 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Fort Myers Beach.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

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Native Guided Fishing Charters ©
Native Guided Fishing Charters
Frank E. Mackle Park ©
Frank E. Mackle Park
Keewaydin Island ©
Keewaydin Island

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Fort Myers Beach

Fort Myers Beach ©
Fort Myers Beach is a town located on Estero Island in Lee County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Myers Beach, see some colorful creatures with Island Time Dolphin & Shelling Cruises, and then push the limits with FMB Flyboard. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Wind and Water Sports, head outdoors with Whitney's Bait and Tackle, kick back and relax at Blind Pass Beach Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Captiva Chapel By-The-Sea, and finally identify plant and animal life at Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Fort Myers Beach online travel route builder.

You can drive from Marco Island to Fort Myers Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in November, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sarasota.

Things to do in Fort Myers Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Island Time Dolphin & Shelling Cruises ©
Island Time Dolphin & Shelling Cruises
Blind Pass Beach Park ©
Blind Pass Beach Park
Fort Myers Beach ©
Fort Myers Beach

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Sarasota

Sarasota ©
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Salty Dolphin Tours and Manasota Key Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Sarasota National Cemetery and Bradenton Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Sarasota: Englewood (Englewood Beach & Blind Pass Beach) and Ideal Classic Cars Museum & Showroom (in Venice). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at South Lido Park, don't miss a visit to Unconditional Surrender Sculpture, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, and grab your bike and head to Legacy Trail.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sarasota trip planner.

Drive from Fort Myers Beach to Sarasota in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Sarasota are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Sarasota

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Sarasota National Cemetery ©
Sarasota National Cemetery
Bradenton Beach ©
Bradenton Beach
Manasota Key Beach ©
Manasota Key Beach

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