20 days in Florida Itinerary

20 days in Florida Itinerary

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20 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: St. John's
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Tampa
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
2
Clearwater
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Orlando
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Sarasota
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Tampa
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: St. John's

few
hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): stroll through ZooTampa at Lowry Park and then stop by Cleanse Apothecary.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tampa online itinerary maker .

St. John's, Canada to Tampa is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Newfoundland Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from St. John's in July, expect Tampa to be warmer, temps between 38°C and 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Clearwater.

Things to do in Tampa

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Shopping
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ZooTampa at Lowry Park ©
ZooTampa at Lowry Park
Cleanse Apothecary ©
Cleanse Apothecary

7
nights
Clearwater

Holding the record for most consecutive days of sunshine in a single year, Clearwater offers long sandy beaches and proximity to other major cities in the Tampa Bay area.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Parasailing & Paragliding and Caladesi Island State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Clearwater: Seaside Seabird Sanctuary (in Indian Shores), Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks (in Tarpon Springs) and John's Pass Village & Boardwalk (in Madeira Beach). Spend the 5th (Mon) on the water with a fishing tour. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Clearwater Beach, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and do a tasting at Aspirations Winery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Clearwater road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tampa to Clearwater takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Clearwater are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Clearwater

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Madeira Beach, Dunedin, Seaside Seabird Sanctuary, Kayaking & Canoeing, Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Clearwater Beach ©
Clearwater Beach
Clearwater Marine Aquarium ©
Clearwater Marine Aquarium

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.
Attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and SeaWorld Orlando make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 7th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Pack the 6th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Discovery Cove, laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks, stop by The LEGO Store Downtown Disney, and make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando journey planning site .

Traveling by car from Clearwater to Orlando takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Orlando can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Sarasota.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

5
nights
Sarasota

Sarasota ©
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. Kids will appreciate attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Crescent Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sarasota: Bean Point (in Anna Maria), Venice (Caspersen Beach & Venice Beach) and Bradenton Beach (in Bradenton Beach). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Siesta Beach, don't miss a visit to St. Armands Circle, steep yourself in history at Ca d'Zan Mansion, and cruise along Myakka River State Park.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sarasota online route maker .

Drive from Orlando to Sarasota in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Sarasota, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Tampa.

Things to do in Sarasota

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Siesta Key, Venice, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Bradenton Beach, Bean Point
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Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium ©

1
night
Tampa

Tampa
For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tampa online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Sarasota to Tampa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 17th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Tampa

Outdoors Tours Parks

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