28 days in Florida & New York City Itinerary

28 days in Florida & New York City Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Miami
— 3 nights
2
Key Largo
— 3 nights
3
Islamorada
— 2 nights
4
Marathon
— 3 nights
5
Key West
— 2 nights
6
Marco Island
— 2 nights
7
Orlando
— 4 nights
8
Panama City Beach
— 2 nights
9
New York City
— 5 nights

3
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 outdoors at Shark Valley Visitor Center and Pineland Trail. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lincoln Road and Art Deco Historic District. Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Everglades National Park (Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail & Mahogany Hammock). And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with Collins Avenue, wander the streets of Espanola Way, kick back and relax at South Beach, and zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Miami trip planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Miami is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuwait City to Miami is minus 8 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Kuwait City in August: highs in Miami hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Key Largo.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Everglades National Park, Village of Merrick Park, Aventura Mall
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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.
Family-friendly places like Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder and Scuba & Snorkeling will thrill your kids. Step out of the city life by going to Spiegel Grove and Anhinga Trail. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, see the vivid underwater world at Grecian Rocks, look for gifts at Scooby's Popcorn, and stroll around Key Largo Undersea Park.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Key Largo journey planner.

Traveling by car from Miami to Key Largo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Key Largo, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Anhinga Trail
Highlights from your plan
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©
Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder ©
Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder

2
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then take in the exciting artwork at Lobster Trap Art Gift Shop and Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Pasta Pantaleo Signature Gallery, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Alligator Reef Light House, then stop by Bella Sol Fragrance Bar and Gifts, and finally shop like a local with Old Road Gallery.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Islamorada trip planner.

Islamorada is just a short distance from Key Largo. August in Islamorada sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 31°C at night. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Parasailing & Paragliding

3
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Family-friendly places like Bahia Honda State Park and Sombrero Reef will thrill your kids. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and The Turtle Hospital. Go for a jaunt from Marathon to Cudjoe Key to see Fishing Charters & Tours about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, get all the information you need at Pigeon Key Foundation, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Park Beach, and kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Marathon trip maker.

You can drive from Islamorada to Marathon in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Marathon are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Big Pine Key, Fishing Charters & Tours, Sunset Park Beach
Highlights from your plan
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center

2
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.
On the 15th (Thu), see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Alan S. Maltz Gallery. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Vandenberg Wreck, admire the natural beauty at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally take in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends Gallery.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Key West day trip planner.

You can drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Key West, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 32°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Marco Island.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum

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. On the 17th (Sat), race across the water with a speed boat tour, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for gifts at Keep In Touch, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally explore the activities along Capri Paddlecraft Park.

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You can ride a ferry from Key West to Marco Island in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Marco Island when traveling from Key West in August, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

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

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Discovery Cove and Walt Disney World Resort will thrill your kids. Pack the 22nd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Have a day of magic on the 21st (Wed) at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip maker site.

Drive from Marco Island to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in Orlando, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Bear Creek Feline Center, view the masterpieces at Panama City CENTER for the ARTS, then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Rosa Beach, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then do a tasting at Panama City Beach Winery.

Make your Panama City Beach itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Orlando to Panama City Beach in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Panama City Beach, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Panama City, Santa Rosa Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bear Creek Feline Center ©
Bear Creek Feline Center
Swim with Dolphins
Fishing Charters & Tours

5
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or FAO Schwarz. Bring the kids along to 9/11 Memorial and Central Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Panama City Beach to New York City in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Panama City Beach in August, plan for slightly colder days in New York City, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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