30 days in Florida Itinerary

30 days in Florida Itinerary

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30 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Orlando
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Daytona Beach
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h
3
St. Augustine
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Cocoa Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Miami
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
7
Key West
— 4 nights
Ferry:  3​h 30​min
8
Fort Myers Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Sarasota
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Clearwater
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  6​h 15​min
11
Pensacola
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: London

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.
Head to Orlando International Premium Outlets and The Florida Mallfor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe and Thornton Park. There's more to do: get in on the family fun at Discovery Cove and join in the after-dark buzz at Gatorland.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Orlando tour itinerary maker site .

London, UK to Orlando is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London to Orlando, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Orlando at 39°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Daytona Beach.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Orlando International Premium Outlets ©
The Florida Mall ©
The Florida Mall

2
nights
Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach ©
The iconic seaside destination of Daytona Beach once supported sugar mill plantations, but now entertains up to 8 million visitors a year.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Halifax Historical Museum, then visit a coastal fixture at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, and then examine the collection at MOAS - Museum of Arts and Sciences. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the deep blue sea with Sea Dog Divers, look for gifts at Mon Delice, then stop by The Posh Pineapple, and finally stroll through Beach at Daytona Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Daytona Beach visit planner.

You can drive from Orlando to Daytona Beach in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Daytona Beach can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

New Smyrna Beach, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
MOAS - Museum of Arts and Sciences ©
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach

3
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. and The Ximenez-Fatio House. Head to St Johns Town Center and Old City Remediesfor some retail therapy. When in St. Augustine, make a side trip to see Black Creek Outfitters in Jacksonville, approximately Jacksonville away. There's lots more to do: stroll through St. Augustine Beach, examine the collection at Lightner Museum, look for gifts at The Spice & Tea Exchange of St. Augustine, and revel in the low prices at St. Augustine Premium Outlets.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Daytona Beach to St. Augustine takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Cocoa Beach.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Shopping Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Jacksonville
Highlights from your plan
Claude's Chocolate ©
Claude's Chocolate
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): examine the collection at NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and then stop by Secrets of Cocoa Beach. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at American Police Hall of Fame and then kick back and relax at Cocoa Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cocoa Beach visit planning site .

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Cocoa Beach takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In August in Cocoa Beach, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Miami.

Things to do in Cocoa Beach

Museums Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

American Police Hall of Fame, NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Highlights from your plan
Cocoa Beach ©
Cocoa Beach
American Police Hall of Fame ©
American Police Hall of Fame

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.
Shop till you drop at Bayside Marketplace and Miracle Mile. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at South Beach and Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens (in Delray Beach) and Fort Lauderdale Beach Park (in Fort Lauderdale). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, walk around Lummus Park Beach, stop by Perfect Gifts South Beach, and get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Miami travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Cocoa Beach to Miami in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Miami sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Miracle Mile, Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens, Fort Lauderdale Beach Park, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

2
nights
Marathon, Florida Keys

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 29th (Sat), kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, then stroll through Bahia Honda State Park, and then hunt for treasures at The Big Pine Key Flea Market. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at The Tackle Box, stop by Christina's Consignment Boutique, then enjoy the sand and surf at Anne's Beach, and finally get engrossed in the history at History of Diving Museum.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Marathon attractions planner.

Getting from Miami to Marathon by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. August in Marathon sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Big Pine Key, Islamorada
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
History of Diving Museum ©
History of Diving Museum

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.
Shop till you drop at Alan S. Maltz Gallery and SunShine Scooters. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, explore the world behind art at Fort East Martello Museum, take in the waterfront at Mallory Square, and stop by Kino Sandals Inc.

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

You can take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, daytime highs in Key West are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Fort Myers Beach.

Things to do in Key West

Shopping Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery

2
nights
Fort Myers Beach

Fort Myers Beach ©
Fort Myers Beach is a town located on Estero Island in Lee County, Florida, United States. On the 4th (Fri), get some fabulous bargains at Sanibel Outlets, then stroll through Fort Myers Beach, and then get lost in a book at Fort Myers Beach Public Library. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Collier Museum at Government Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Celebration Community Beach Church, then look for gifts at Toucan's World, and finally look for gifts at Waterside Shops.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort Myers Beach sightseeing planning tool .

Traveling by ferry from Key West to Fort Myers Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Key West in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 27°C in Fort Myers Beach. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sarasota.

Things to do in Fort Myers Beach

Shopping Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Naples, Sanibel Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Waterside Shops ©
Waterside Shops
Fort Myers Beach ©
Fort Myers Beach
Collier Museum at Government Center ©

2
nights
Sarasota

Sarasota ©
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): buy something for everyone on your list at St. Armands Circle, stop by Le Macaron, then enjoy the sand and surf at South Lido Park, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Ringling. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): browse the fresh offerings at Detwiler's Farm Market, stroll through Crescent Beach, and then kick back and relax at Siesta Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sarasota road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Fort Myers Beach to Sarasota takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Sarasota, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Clearwater.

Things to do in Sarasota

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Siesta Key
Highlights from your plan
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
The Ringling ©
The Ringling
Crescent Beach ©
Crescent Beach

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Dali Museum and Pass-a-Grille. Visit Saint Pete Beach and Clearwater Beach for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Caladesi Island State Park, contemplate the long history of Pinellas County Heritage Village, and stop by Candy Kitchen.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Clearwater trip tool .

Traveling by car from Sarasota to Clearwater takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Clearwater can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Pensacola.

Things to do in Clearwater

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

St. Pete Beach, Caladesi Island State Park, Pinellas County Heritage Village, Candy Kitchen, The Dali Museum
Highlights from your plan
Clearwater Beach ©
Clearwater Beach
The Dali Museum ©
The Dali Museum
Saint Pete Beach ©
Saint Pete Beach

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nights
Pensacola

Pensacola ©
Surrounded on three sides by water, Pensacola offers access to white-sand beaches and emerald-green ocean unspoiled by large resorts.
On the 11th (Fri), kick back and relax at Pensacola Beach, stop by Crabs, and then learn about all things military at National Naval Aviation Museum. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf Islands National Seashore and then enjoy the sand and surf at Navarre Beach.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Clearwater to Pensacola takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Clearwater to Pensacola, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September in Pensacola, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pensacola

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Pensacola Beach, Navarre Beach
Highlights from your plan
National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach
Gulf Islands National Seashore ©
Gulf Islands National Seashore