19 days in Florida Itinerary

19 days in Florida Itinerary

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19 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  25​h
1
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Key West
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Key Largo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Sydney

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Walt Disney World Resort and Magic Kingdom Park. The adventure continues: discover the magic at Disney's Animal Kingdom, laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks, have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Orlando, and get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Orlando is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -15 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in January: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 25°C and lows are around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks
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

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.
Key West is known for adventure, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, take a memorable tour with Tours, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, and take in the waterfront at Mallory Square.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West trip itinerary builder website .

Fly from Orlando to Key West in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in January, Key West is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, stroll through Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and finally snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Marathon day trip planning tool .

Traveling by bus from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Key Largo.

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

3
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.
Attractions like Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center and Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Key Largo: Everglades Alligator Farm (in Homestead), Islamorada (Fishing Charters & Tours, Islamorada Beer Company, & more) and Anhinga Trail (in Everglades National Park). And it doesn't end there: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Island Dolphin Care, grab your bike and head to Key Largo Chamber of Commerce and Florida Keys Visitor Center, take a tour of African Queen Canal Cruise, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Key Largo trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Marathon to Key Largo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Marathon in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Key Largo, with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Miami.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Islamorada, Everglades Alligator Farm, Anhinga Trail
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder ©

3
nights
Miami

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Attractions like Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and Zoo Miami make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, explore the world behind art at Wynwood Walls, and fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Miami trip planner .

Getting from Key Largo to Miami by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Miami are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Bayside Marketplace ©
Bayside Marketplace

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