22 days in Florida Itinerary

22 days in Florida Itinerary

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22 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  15​h
1
Panama City Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Pensacola Beach
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
3
Orlando
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Madeira Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Marco Island
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
6
Key West
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Key Largo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Miami
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©
Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
On the 2nd (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Creek Feline Center, then have some family-friendly fun at Kartona The Electric Speedway, and then get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Panama City Beach Winery, then kick back and relax at Panama City Beach, and then kick back and relax at Santa Rosa Beach.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Panama City Beach online sightseeing planner .

Manchester, UK to Panama City Beach is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and taxi. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in August, with highs in Panama City Beach at 38°C and lows at 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Pensacola Beach.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bear Creek Feline Center, Santa Rosa Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panama City Beach Winery ©
Panama City Beach Winery
Swim with Dolphins
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach

2
nights
Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Beach is an unincorporated community located on Santa Rosa Island, a barrier island, in Escambia County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Navarre Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Pensacola Beach, kick back and relax at Gulf Islands National Seashore, and then look for gifts at Innerlight Surf Shop.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Pensacola Beach travel route planner.

You can drive from Panama City Beach to Pensacola Beach in 2.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Panama City Beach to Pensacola Beach is minus 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Pensacola Beach can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Pensacola Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Navarre Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach
Gulf Islands National Seashore ©
Gulf Islands National Seashore

3
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.
Take a break from Orlando with a short trip to Andy Romano Beachfront Park in Ormond Beach, about 1h 30 min away. Pack the 8th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at SeaWorld Orlando, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando, make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks, and make a trip to Cinderella Castle.

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Do a combination of car and flight from Pensacola Beach to Orlando in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Pensacola Beach to Orlando is 1 hour. In August in Orlando, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Madeira Beach.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Andy Romano Beachfront Park
Highlights from your plan
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks

1
night
Madeira Beach

Connected to the mainland by a causeway, Madeira Beach sits perched along the Gulf of Mexico.
On the 9th (Sun), take a memorable tour with Tours, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then have some family-friendly fun at Outerlife Studios - Escape Room St. Pete, and finally do a tasting at Aspirations Winery.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Madeira Beach trip app .

Getting from Orlando to Madeira Beach by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August in Madeira Beach, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Madeira Beach

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

St. Petersburg, Aspirations Winery
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Aspirations Winery ©
Aspirations Winery

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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Marco Island journey planning tool .

Drive from Madeira Beach to Marco Island in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Key West.

Things to do in Marco Island

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Speed Boats Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

3
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Parasailing & Paragliding. Step out of Key West to go to Big Pine Key and see National Key Deer Refuge, which is approximately 50 minutes away. Spend the 14th (Fri) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and admire the natural beauty at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West itinerary planner .

You can ride a ferry from Marco Island to Key West in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

National Key Deer Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park

3
nights
Key Largo

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center. Explore Key Largo's surroundings by going to Anhinga Trail (in Everglades National Park) and Islamorada (Parasailing & Paragliding & Fishing Charters & Tours). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Spiegel Grove, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Island Dolphin Care, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Key Largo trip website .

You can drive from Key West to Key Largo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Miami.

Things to do in Key Largo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Islamorada, Anhinga Trail
Highlights from your plan
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Shark Valley and Slough Slog. Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Homestead Historic Town Hall Museum (in Homestead), Everglades National Park (Pineland Trail & Gumbo Limbo Trail) and Everglades National Park (in Florida City). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at South Beach, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, take a stroll through Lincoln Road, and have fun at Lock & Load Miami.

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Traveling by car from Key Largo to Miami takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Miami are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Miami Beach, JP Outfitters Inc., Homestead Historic Town Hall Museum, Everglades National Park
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
South Beach ©
South Beach
Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail

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