25 days in Florida Itinerary

25 days in Florida Itinerary

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25 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Miami
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Key Largo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Key West
— 4 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
4
Marco Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Sanibel Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
St. Petersburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Crystal River
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Cocoa Beach
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: London

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.
For shopping fun, head to Aventura Mall or Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lincoln Road and Art Deco Historic District. Explore Miami's surroundings by going to Fishing Charters & Tours (in Chokoloskee) and Everglades National Park (in Florida City). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, make a trip to Ocean Drive, and get a taste of the local shopping with Walt Grace Vintage.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Miami travel app .

London, UK to Miami is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Miami due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in October, expect Miami to be much warmer, temps between 36°C and 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fishing Charters & Tours, Aventura Mall, Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery, Everglades National Park
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Aventura Mall ©
Aventura Mall
South Beach ©
South Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then stop by Shell World Florida Keys, and then steep yourself in history at Coral Castle. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience and then explore the gorgeous colors at Grecian Rocks.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Key Largo trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Miami to Key Largo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October in Key Largo, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Key Largo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Coral Castle
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Grecian Rocks ©
Grecian Rocks
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum and Saint Mary Star of the Sea. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sunset Celebration, look for gifts at Peppers of Key West, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West driving holiday planning site .

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Key West takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Key West, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Marco Island.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Vandenberg Wreck ©
Vandenberg Wreck
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

2
nights
Marco Island

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 25th (Fri): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then kick back and relax at Keewaydin Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): stop by Island Style Clothing, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Marco Island Farmers Market-Wednesday- Mid November to Mid April.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Marco Island online vacation builder .

You can ride a ferry from Key West to Marco Island in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Key West in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Marco Island, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Keewaydin Island ©
Keewaydin Island
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Captiva Beach, stroll through Bowman's Beach, and then don't miss a visit to St. Isabel Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, enjoy the sea views from Sanibel Island Lighthouse, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Periwinkle Place.

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Getting from Marco Island to Sanibel Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Sanibel Island can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Captiva Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach
Captiva Beach ©
Captiva Beach
Sanibel Island Lighthouse ©
Sanibel Island Lighthouse

2
nights
St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg ©
Located on a peninsula between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, St.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of De Soto National Memorial. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Siesta Beach, then stop by Pepper Palace, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Robinson Nature Preserve.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg trip planner.

You can drive from Sanibel Island to St. Petersburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Crystal River.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bradenton, Pepper Palace, Siesta Beach
Highlights from your plan
De Soto National Memorial ©
De Soto National Memorial
Robinson Nature Preserve ©
Robinson Nature Preserve
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach

2
nights
Crystal River

The jewel of Florida's Nature Coast, Crystal River spreads around spring-fed Kings Bay, known for maintaining a constant 22 C (72 F) temperature all year long.
On the 31st (Thu), add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the history at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, and then contemplate the long history of Old Homosassa Veteran's Memorial. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Crystal River Archaeological State Park, view the masterpieces at Pepper Creek Pottery, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Crystal River road trip planning tool .

You can drive from St. Petersburg to Crystal River in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from St. Petersburg in October since evenings lows in Crystal River dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Crystal River

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Homosassa, Kayaking & Canoeing, Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Memorial Presbyterian Church, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then kick back and relax at Vilano Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mission of Nombre de Dios. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Colonial Quarter, take an in-depth tour of St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and then enjoy the sand and surf at Jacksonville Beach.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read St. Augustine trip planner.

You can drive from Crystal River to St. Augustine in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in St. Augustine can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Cocoa Beach.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Jacksonville Beach
Highlights from your plan
Vilano Beach ©
Vilano Beach
Jacksonville Beach ©
Jacksonville Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Cocoa Beach

Cocoa Beach ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cocoa Beach and Playalinda Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bicentennial Beach Park and Jetty Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cocoa Beach: Vero Beach (Hallstrom Farmstead & Round Island Beach Park). There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, wander the streets of Cocoa Village, stop by The Florida Key Lime Pie Company, and see the interesting displays at Parker Brothers Concepts.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cocoa Beach using our trip planner.

You can drive from St. Augustine to Cocoa Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from St. Augustine in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Cocoa Beach. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cocoa Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vero Beach, Jetty Park, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Playalinda Beach, Parker Brothers Concepts
Highlights from your plan
Cocoa Beach ©
Cocoa Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cocoa Village ©
Cocoa Village

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