23 days in Florida Itinerary

23 days in Florida Itinerary

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23 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Caracas
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Everglades National Park
— 3 nights
Bus:  4​h 45​min
2
Big Pine Key, Florida Keys
— 1 night
Bus:  45​min
3
Key West
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  3​h
4
Clearwater
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Siesta Key
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Orlando
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
West Palm Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Miami Beach
— 3 nights
Fly + Foot:  7​h 45​min
End: Caracas

3
nights
Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park ©
A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Shark River Slough and then identify plant and animal life at Shark Valley.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Everglades National Park day trip planning website .

Caracas, Venezuela to Everglades National Park is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from Caracas to Everglades National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Caracas in December: highs in Everglades National Park hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail

1
night
Big Pine Key, Florida Keys

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at National Key Deer Refuge.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Big Pine Key road trip planning website .

Traveling by bus from Everglades National Park to Big Pine Key takes 5 hours. Traveling from Everglades National Park in December, plan for little chillier nights in Big Pine Key, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Marathon
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Truman Little White House. Popular historic sites such as Fort Zachary Taylor and Oldest House & Garden Museum are in your itinerary. Spend the 11th (Mon) airborne with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, steep yourself in history at Amsterdam's Curry Mansion Inn, examine the collection at Mel Fisher Maritime Museum, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Key West sightseeing planner .

Drive from Big Pine Key to Key West in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. December in Key West sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Clearwater.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

2
nights
Clearwater

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): kick back and relax at Saint Pete Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Beach. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Philippe Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Clearwater Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Clearwater route builder app .

Getting from Key West to Clearwater by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Clearwater when traveling from Key West in December, with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Siesta Key.

Things to do in Clearwater

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Philippe Park, Sunset Beach, Saint Pete Beach
Highlights from your plan
Clearwater Beach ©
Clearwater Beach
Saint Pete Beach ©
Saint Pete Beach
Philippe Park ©
Philippe Park

1
night
Siesta Key

Siesta Key ©
Siesta Key draws most of its visitors with soft, white-quartz sand beaches and translucent ocean water.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and then enjoy the sand and surf at Siesta Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Siesta Key day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Clearwater to Siesta Key takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Siesta Key, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Siesta Key

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens ©
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Stetson Mansion and NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Pack the 17th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Have a day of magic on the 19th (Tue) at Disney's Animal Kingdom. And it doesn't end there: make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks, explore the world behind art at The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and look for gifts at The LEGO Store.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Orlando vacation planner.

Getting from Siesta Key to Orlando by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. December in Orlando sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to West Palm Beach.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Stetson Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion

3
nights
West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach ©
With a warm climate and sandy stretches, it's no surprise that West Palm Beach is a popular vacation spot.
Visit John D. MacArthur Beach State Park and Lake Worth Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Peanut Island Park and Panther Ridge Conservation Center. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Worth Avenue, meet the residents at Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and identify plant and animal life at Loggerhead Marinelife Center.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the West Palm Beach trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Orlando to West Palm Beach in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in December, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Miami Beach.

Things to do in West Palm Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Panther Ridge Conservation Center, Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Peanut Island Park, John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, Worth Avenue
Highlights from your plan
Panther Ridge Conservation Center ©
Panther Ridge Conservation Center
Loggerhead Marinelife Center ©
Loggerhead Marinelife Center
Worth Avenue ©
Worth Avenue

3
nights
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lincoln Road and Art Deco Historic District. Head to Aventura Mall and Bayside Marketplacefor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Fort Lauderdale Beach (in Fort Lauderdale) and Hollywood Beach (in Hollywood). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, take a stroll through Collins Avenue, get a taste of the local shopping with Espanola Way, and explore the world behind art at The Wolfsonian-Florida International University.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Miami Beach route planner .

You can drive from West Palm Beach to Miami Beach in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from West Palm Beach in December, Miami Beach is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bayside Marketplace, Hollywood Beach, Haulover Beach Park, Aventura Mall, Fort Lauderdale Beach
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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