20 days in Classic South Georgia, Central East Florida & Southeast Florida Itinerary

20 days in Classic South Georgia, Central East Florida & Southeast Florida Itinerary

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Augusta
— 3 nights
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Daytona Beach
— 2 nights
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Cocoa Beach
— 1 night
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Merritt Island
— 2 nights
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Key West
— 6 nights
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Miami Beach
— 5 nights
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Augusta — 3 nights

Augusta–Richmond County is a consolidated city-county on the central eastern border of the U.S. state of Georgia, and located on the Savannah River, at the head of its navigable portion. Augusta is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: view the masterpieces at Artsy Me Ceramic & Art Studio, walk around Savannah Rapids Park, contemplate the long history of Sacred Heart Cultural Center, and explore and take pictures at The Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Augusta attractions app.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Augusta is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in December; daily highs in Augusta reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Daytona Beach.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
Side Trips

Daytona Beach — 2 nights

The iconic seaside destination of Daytona Beach once supported sugar mill plantations, but now entertains up to 8 million visitors a year.
On the 23rd (Fri), stroll through Ponce Preserve, deepen your understanding at Stetson University, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Andy Romano Beachfront Park. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Equestrian Adventures of Florida, get a dose of the wild on Blue Heron River Tours Inc, and then walk around Blue Spring State Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Daytona Beach attractions planning app.

You can fly from Augusta to Daytona Beach in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Augusta in December; daily highs in Daytona Beach reach 28°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cocoa Beach.
Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
Side Trips

Cocoa Beach — 1 night

Situated in one of Florida's busiest vacation areas, Cocoa Beach burst onto the world scene in the 1960s, when it became a popular setting for parades honoring the nation's "Apollo" astronauts.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): kick back and relax at Cocoa Beach, then get outside with Launch Viewing Area - Bennett Causeway, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with Time and Tide Tours.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cocoa Beach trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Daytona Beach to Cocoa Beach in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Cocoa Beach when traveling from Daytona Beach in December, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Merritt Island.
Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Side Trip

Merritt Island — 2 nights

On the 26th (Mon), cast your line with a fishing tour and then get answers to all your questions at NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge and then engage your brain at Space Shuttle Atlantis.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Merritt Island trip itinerary builder tool.

Merritt Island is just a stone's throw from Cocoa Beach. In December, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Key West.
Wildlife · Museums · Childrens Museums · Tours
Side Trip

Key West — 6 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Key West side-trips: Bahia Honda State Park (in Big Pine Key) and Marathon (The Turtle Hospital, Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, &more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, don't miss a visit to Truman Little White House, stroll through Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West visit planner.

You can fly from Merritt Island to Key West in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from Merritt Island in December, with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Miami Beach.
Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches
Side Trips

Miami Beach — 5 nights

Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Change things up with these side-trips from Miami Beach: JP Outfitters Inc. (in Hollywood), Shark Valley Visitor Center (in Everglades National Park) and Key Largo (Spiegel Grove, Island Dolphin Care, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Miami Beach trip planner.

You can fly from Key West to Miami Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Miami Beach sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums
Side Trips