31 days in Florida Itinerary

31 days in Florida Itinerary

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Clearwater
— 3 nights
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Siesta Key
— 2 nights
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Miami Beach
— 3 nights
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Marathon
— 3 nights
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Key West
— 5 nights
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Fort Walton Beach
— 5 nights
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St. Augustine
— 2 nights
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Merritt Island
— 1 night
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Orlando
— 6 nights

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Clearwater

Clearwater ©

Fun and Sun for All

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Clearwater Beach and Saint Pete Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Madeira Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Bean Point (in Anna Maria), 9/11 Fallen Heroes Memorial (in Tampa) and Treasure Island Beach (in Treasure Island). There's lots more to do: take a tour by water with Sea N Things, LLC, experience rural life at Horse Power for Kids & Animal Sanctuary, kick back and relax at Indian Shores Beach, and stroll through Redington Shores Beach Access.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Clearwater trip planner.

Orlando to Clearwater is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Clearwater can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Siesta Key.

Things to do in Clearwater

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Clearwater Beach ©
Clearwater Beach
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ©
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Saint Pete Beach ©
Saint Pete Beach

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Siesta Key

Siesta Key ©
Siesta Key draws most of its visitors with soft, white-quartz sand beaches and translucent ocean water.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): kick back and relax at Crescent Beach, stroll around Siesta Beach, stroll through Siesta Key Beach, then kick back and relax at Turtle Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at North Jetty Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Stump Pass Beach State Park, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coquina Beach, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with Salty Dolphin Tours.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Siesta Key trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Clearwater to Siesta Key takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In October in Siesta Key, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Siesta Key

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
North Jetty Beach ©
North Jetty Beach
Crescent Beach ©
Crescent Beach

3
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Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©

The World's Playground

Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like South Beach and Lincoln Road. You'll get in some beach time at Haulover Beach Park and Fort Lauderdale Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA) (in Dania Beach) and JP Outfitters Inc. (in Hollywood). There's still lots to do: do sightseeing your way with Art Deco Walks, take a stroll through Collins Avenue, get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Miami Beach vacation planning website.

You can drive from Siesta Key to Miami Beach in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Siesta Key in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Miami Beach, with lows around 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Art Deco Walks ©
Art Deco Walks
South Beach ©
South Beach
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach

3
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Marathon

Marathon ©

Heart of the Florida Keys

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Visit Bahia Honda State Park and Sunset Park Beach for some beach relaxation. Attractions like Z Flight Watersports and Island Flow Yoga make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marathon: Tavernier (Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center & Scooby's Popcorn) and Library Beach Park (in Islamorada). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at National Key Deer Refuge, get a taste of the local shopping with Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography, snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge, and stroll through Sombrero Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Marathon day trip planner.

Getting from Miami Beach to Marathon by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Marathon are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Z Flight Watersports ©
Z Flight Watersports
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

5
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Key West

Key West ©

Conch Republic

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory. The adventure continues: stroll through Fort Zachary Taylor, make a trip to Duval Street, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

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You can drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Fort Walton Beach.

Things to do in Key West

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Air Adventures Helicopter Tours ©
Air Adventures Helicopter Tours
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory

5
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Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach ©
Fort Walton Beach is a city in southern Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Navarre Beach and Santa Rosa Beach. Kids will enjoy Sun Dogs Parasail and Panama City Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Fort Walton Beach side-trips: National Naval Aviation Museum (in Pensacola), Pensacola Beach (Pensacola Beach & Gulf Islands National Seashore) and Fly The Boat (in Navarre). The adventure continues: head off the coast to Okaloosa Island, kick back and relax at St. Andrews State Park, test your problem-solving skills at Escape Zone 60 Navarre, and brush up on your military savvy at Air Force Armament Museum.

Find out how to plan Fort Walton Beach trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can fly from Key West to Fort Walton Beach in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Key West to Fort Walton Beach, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, Fort Walton Beach is little chillier than Key West - with highs of 80°F and lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Fort Walton Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Sun Dogs Parasail ©
Sun Dogs Parasail
Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach
Gulf Islands National Seashore ©
Gulf Islands National Seashore

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St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): kick back and relax at Crescent Beach Public Beach, explore the galleries of St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, then see the interesting displays at The Ximenez-Fatio House, and finally don't miss a visit to St. George Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ormond Beach, then explore the activities along River to Sea Trail Preserve, then look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Wild Reserve, and finally stroll through Jacksonville Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a St. Augustine trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Fort Walton Beach to St. Augustine in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Walton Beach to St. Augustine is 1 hour. Traveling from Fort Walton Beach in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in St. Augustine, with lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Merritt Island.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Wild Reserve ©
St. Augustine Wild Reserve
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach

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Merritt Island

Merritt Island ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Sams House at Pine Island Conservation Area, then engage your brain at Space Shuttle Atlantis, then examine the collection at NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, and finally head outdoors with Local Lines Guide Service.

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You can drive from St. Augustine to Merritt Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Merritt Island when traveling from St. Augustine in October, with lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Merritt Island

Childrens Museums · Museums · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Space Shuttle Atlantis ©
Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex ©
NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Local Lines Guide Service ©
Local Lines Guide Service

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Orlando

Orlando ©

Theme Park Capital of the World

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 Universal Orlando Resort and SeaWorld will thrill your kids. Have a day of magic on the 26th (Mon) at Walt Disney World Resort. Have a day of magic on the 29th (Thu) at Disney's Animal Kingdom. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Discovery Cove, experience rural life at Beck Brothers blueberries U-Pick, get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, and discover the magic at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Orlando online holiday planner.

Getting from Merritt Island to Orlando by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. In October, daytime highs in Orlando are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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