19 days in Florida Itinerary

19 days in Florida Itinerary

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19 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
+2
Fly + tram + train:  12​h 15​min
1
Fort Lauderdale
— 1 night
bus:  45​min
2
Miami
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Key Largo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Key West
— 3 nights
ferry:  4​h
6
Fort Myers
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Tampa
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
8
Lakeland
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
9
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

1
night
Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale ©
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Aventura Mall.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Fort Lauderdale is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or fly. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Fort Lauderdale due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in May; daily highs in Fort Lauderdale reach 35°C and lows reach 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Miami.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Outdoors Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trips

iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Fort Lauderdale, JP Outfitters Inc., Aventura Mall
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Aventura Mall ©
Aventura Mall
Stranahan House ©
Stranahan House

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, contemplate the long history of Barnacle State Historic Site, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, then have fun at Lock & Load Miami, and finally take a stroll through Lincoln Road.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Miami trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Fort Lauderdale to Miami takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Miami sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): meet the residents at Island Dolphin Care, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and then admire all the interesting features of USCG Duane. On the next day, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and then meet the residents at Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Key Largo trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Miami to Key Largo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Key Largo sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Fishing Charters & Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, identify plant and animal life at Pigeon Key Foundation, then identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Old Seven Mile Bridge, identify plant and animal life at National Key Deer Refuge, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Marathon trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Key Largo to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, daytime highs in Marathon are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Beaches 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
Pigeon Key Foundation ©
Pigeon Key Foundation

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.
Spend the 18th (Sat) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take in the waterfront at Mallory Square.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Key West tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fort Myers.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Tours Outdoors
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Parasailing & Paragliding

1
night
Fort Myers

Fort Myers ©
Fort Myers is the county seat and commercial center of Lee County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Edison & Ford Winter Estates, then sample the fine beverages at List Distillery, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Captain Jack Boat Tours.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Fort Myers trip itinerary builder tool .

You can ride a ferry from Key West to Fort Myers in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Key West in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Fort Myers, with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tampa.

Things to do in Fort Myers

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Captain Jack Boat Tours, Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Captain Jack Boat Tours ©
Captain Jack Boat Tours
Edison and Ford Winter Estates ©
Edison and Ford Winter Estates
Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery ©
Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery

1
night
Tampa

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
On the 21st (Tue), find something for the whole family at Busch Gardens and then look for gifts at La Faraona Cigars.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tampa trip maker tool .

You can drive from Fort Myers to Tampa in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. May in Tampa sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lakeland.

Things to do in Tampa

Theme Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ©
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
La Faraona Cigars ©
La Faraona Cigars

1
night
Lakeland

Lakeland ©
Lakeland is a city in Polk County, Florida, located along Interstate 4 east of Tampa. On the 22nd (Wed), admire all the interesting features of Joker Marchant Stadium, identify plant and animal life at Circle B Bar Reserve, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Hollingsworth.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Lakeland vacation builder site .

You can drive from Tampa to Lakeland in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Lakeland when traveling from Tampa in May, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Lakeland

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Circle B Bar Reserve ©
Circle B Bar Reserve
Joker Marchant Stadium ©
Joker Marchant Stadium
Lake Hollingsworth ©
Lake Hollingsworth

4
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.
Have a day of magic on the 23rd (Thu) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 24th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, pause for some serene contemplation at St James Roman Catholic Cathedral, meet the residents at SeaWorld Orlando, and take in a show at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Orlando attractions planning app .

Traveling by car from Lakeland to Orlando takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Orlando are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Nightlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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