19 days in Florida Itinerary

19 days in Florida Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Key West
— 4 nights
2
Marathon
— 2 nights
3
Islamorada
— 2 nights
4
Marco Island
— 2 nights
5
Sanibel Island
— 2 nights
6
St. Augustine
— 4 nights

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Key West Garden Club and Key West Cemetery. Step off the beaten path and head to U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Spend the 15th (Wed) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor, and take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Key West journey maker app.

Brisbane, Australia to Key West is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane to Key West, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in January, expect Key West to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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 18th (Sat), stroll through Sombrero Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, and then snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Marathon travel route planner.

You can drive from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January in Marathon, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

2
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada ©
Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, thenimmerse yourself in nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Islamorada trip app.

Drive from Marathon to Islamorada in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Islamorada are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Key Largo
Highlights from your plan
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©
Parasailing & Paragliding
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
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 22nd (Wed), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cast your line with a fishing tour and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Marco Island trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Islamorada to Marco Island by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Islamorada in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Marco Island, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Speed Boats Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

2
nights
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
On the 24th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Captiva Beach and then admire the natural beauty at Edison and Ford Winter Estates. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge and then kick back and relax at Bowman's Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sanibel Island trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Marco Island to Sanibel Island takes 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Sanibel Island can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Captiva Beach, Edison and Ford Winter Estates
Highlights from your plan
Captiva Beach ©
Captiva Beach
Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach
J.N. ©

4
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. Museum-lovers will appreciate Lightner Museum and St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Fort Matanzas National Monument and Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine. Venture out of the city with trips to Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (in Ponce Inlet) and Stetson Mansion (in DeLand). And it doesn't end there: sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, explore the galleries of St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., stroll through St. Augustine Beach, and gain insight at Flagler College.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine tour site.

Traveling by car from Sanibel Island to St. Augustine takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Sanibel Island in January, expect St. Augustine to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Stetson Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine ©
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine
Fort Matanzas National Monument ©
Fort Matanzas National Monument
Lightner Museum ©
Lightner Museum

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