18 days in Florida Itinerary

18 days in Florida Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Panama City Beach
— 1 night
2
Orlando
— 2 nights
3
Marco Island
— 1 night
4
Key West
— 2 nights
5
Marathon
— 2 nights
6
Islamorada
— 2 nights
7
Key Largo
— 3 nights
8
Miami Beach
— 3 nights

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Paul Brent Gallery.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Panama City Beach day trip tool.

Toronto, Canada to Panama City Beach is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in July: high temperatures in Panama City Beach hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Paul Brent Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Pier Park ©
Pier Park
Paul Brent Gallery ©
Paul Brent Gallery

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.
Pack the 17th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Pack the 16th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. It doesn't end there: discover the magic at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

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

You can do a combination of car and flight from Panama City Beach to Orlando in 6.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In July, daytime highs in Orlando are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Marco Island.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Disney's Animal Kingdom ©
Disney's Animal Kingdom

1
night
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. On the 19th (Fri), get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, thenfly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Plan my day in Marco Island using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Orlando to Marco Island in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Key West.

Things to do in Marco Island

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Parasailing & Paragliding

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, shop like a local with 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, thenidentify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On your second day here, get a taste of the local shopping with Alan S. Maltz Gallery, thencast your line with a fishing tour, and then hunt for treasures at Sunset Celebration.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Key West day trip planning app.

Getting from Marco Island to Key West by ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from Marco Island in July, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 22nd (Mon), see the interesting displays at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at National Key Deer Refuge, and then kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thenidentify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then get all the information you need at Pigeon Key Foundation.

Before you visit Marathon, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Big Pine Key
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

2
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see the vivid underwater world at Alligator Reef Light House, thenget a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Islamorada online trip maker.

You can drive from Marathon to Islamorada in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Islamorada, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Islamorada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Alligator Reef Light House ©
Alligator Reef Light House

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.
Do your shopping at Shell World Florida Keys and Sandal Factory Outlet. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, explore the gorgeous colors at Grecian Rocks, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Island Dolphin Care, and get answers to all your questions at Florida Keys Visitor Center.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Key Largo attractions website.

Key Largo is just a stone's throw from Islamorada. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Islamorada in July since evenings lows in Key Largo dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Scuba & Snorkeling
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©

3
nights
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Get in touch with nature at South Beach and Shark Valley Visitor Center. Head to Lincoln Road and Collins Avenuefor plenty of shopping. Change things up with a short trip to Aventura Mall in Aventura (about 36 minutes away). There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace, get a taste of the local shopping with Village of Merrick Park, stop by Perfect Gifts South Beach, and take a stroll through Miracle Mile.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Miami Beach driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Key Largo to Miami Beach in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. July in Miami Beach sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Coral Gables, Shark Valley Visitor Center, Aventura Mall, Bayside Marketplace
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
South Beach ©
South Beach

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