30 days in Florida Itinerary

30 days in Florida Itinerary

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30 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Uberlandia
Fly + Drive:  16​h
1
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Key West
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
3
Pensacola Beach
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Panama City Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
6
Daytona Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Crystal River
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Sanibel Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Marco Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
10
Everglades City
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Uberlandia

2
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.
Visiting Dolphin Research Center and Sunset Park Beach will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sombrero Beach and Islamorada Beer Company Brewery and Tasting Room. Venture out of the city with trips to Islamorada (Fishing Charters & Tours & Scuba & Snorkeling). It doesn't end there: stroll through Bahia Honda State Park and look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Marathon online road trip planner .

Uberlandia, Brazil to Marathon is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Uberlandia to Marathon. Traveling from Uberlandia in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Marathon, with lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park, Sunset Park Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

5
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.
Get some historical perspective at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum and Key West Cemetery. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Key West Garden Club. Spend the 5th (Fri) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary planning app .

Take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Pensacola Beach.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
day
Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach is an unincorporated community located on Santa Rosa Island, a barrier island, in Escambia County, Florida, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Fort Pickens Area, kick back and relax at Gulf Islands National Seashore, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pensacola Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Pensacola Beach holiday builder tool .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Key West to Pensacola Beach in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Key West to Pensacola Beach due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Key West in April, expect Pensacola Beach to be a bit cooler, temps between 29°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Pensacola Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Gulf Islands National Seashore ©
Gulf Islands National Seashore
Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach
Fort Pickens Area ©
Fort Pickens Area

3
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Henderson Beach State Park and Camp Helen State Park. Get some cultural insight at Eden Gardens State Park and Panama City Beach Winery. Step out of Panama City Beach to go to Santa Rosa Beach and see Blue Mountain Beach, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's more to do: immerse yourself in nature at St. Andrews State Park and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Panama City Beach day trip app .

Traveling by car from Pensacola Beach to Panama City Beach takes 2.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April in Panama City Beach, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Camp Helen State Park, Eden Gardens State Park, Blue Mountain Beach, Henderson Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
St. Andrews State Park ©
St. Andrews State Park
Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park
Panama City Beach Winery ©
Panama City Beach Winery

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Take a break from the city and head to Fort Matanzas National Monument and St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park. Get some cultural insight at The Lightner Museum and Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, explore and take pictures at Flagler College, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Frank Butler County Park West.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine travel route builder app .

Traveling by car from Panama City Beach to St. Augustine takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Daytona Beach.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lightner Museum ©
Lightner Museum
Fort Matanzas National Monument ©
Fort Matanzas National Monument
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine ©

1
night
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 17th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach at Daytona Beach, then kick back and relax at Ormond Beach, and then examine the collection at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum.

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

Getting from St. Augustine to Daytona Beach by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. April in Daytona Beach sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Crystal River.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ormond Beach, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach

3
nights
Crystal River

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Explore hidden gems such as Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park and Cedar Key Historical Society Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Crystal River: Cedar Key (Down Home Adventures, Cedar Keyhole Artists Co-op & Gallery, & more). There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, appreciate the history behind Old Homosassa Veteran's Memorial, and see the interesting displays at Coastal Heritage Museum.

Plan my day in Crystal River using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Daytona Beach to Crystal River in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Crystal River

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Cedar Key, Old Homosassa Veteran's Memorial, Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Cedar Key Historical Society Museum ©

3
nights
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Escape the urban bustle at Bowman's Beach and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Captiva Beach and Blind Pass Beach Park. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, identify plant and animal life at Pond Apple Park, contemplate the long history of Sanibel Historical Museum and Village, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Isabel Catholic Church.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sanibel Island trip planner .

You can drive from Crystal River to Sanibel Island in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Crystal River in April, expect Sanibel Island to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Captiva Island
Highlights from your plan
Captiva Beach ©
Captiva Beach
Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach
Blind Pass Beach Park ©
Blind Pass Beach Park

3
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. Museum-lovers will get to explore Marco Island Historical Museum and Malenda Trick Art Gallery. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at South Marco Beach and Cape Romano. There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, get interesting insight from Tours, and get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Marco Island trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Sanibel Island to Marco Island in 1.5 hours. April in Marco Island sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Everglades City.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Parasailing & Paragliding

3
nights
Everglades City

Everglades City is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, of which it is the former county seat. Discover out-of-the-way places like Speed Boats Tours and Kirby Storter Roadside Park. You'll explore and learn at Smallwood Store and Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Everglades City: Big Cypress National Preserve (in Ochopee), Shark Valley (in Everglades National Park) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Chokoloskee). It doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Everglades City route maker tool .

Traveling by car from Marco Island to Everglades City takes an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Everglades City

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ochopee, Chokoloskee, Shark Valley Visitor Center, Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Speed Boats Tours

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