3 days in Sanibel Island & Tallahassee Itinerary

3 days in Sanibel Island & Tallahassee Itinerary

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Make it your trip
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Sanibel Island
— 1 night
Drive
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Tallahassee
— 1 night
Fly

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Sanibel Island

— 1 night
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
On the 3rd (Mon), get a taste of the local shopping with Harbour View Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Gulfside Beach, and then view the masterpieces at Tower Gallery.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sanibel Island trip builder website.

Fort Lauderdale to Sanibel Island is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Sanibel Island can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can fly to Tallahassee.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Tallahassee

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Florida Governor's Mansion and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Co-Cathedral of St. Thomas More.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tallahassee road trip planning tool.

Getting from Sanibel Island to Tallahassee by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 93°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Tallahassee

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping