36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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36 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
2
Gulf Shores
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Pensacola
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Panama City Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Tallahassee
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Jacksonville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
8
Daytona Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Cape Canaveral
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
10
Orlando
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Tampa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
12
Siesta Key
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
13
Fort Myers
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
14
Naples
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
15
Fort Lauderdale
— 3 nights
bus:  45​min
16
Miami
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
17
Everglades National Park
— 1 day
train:  1​h 45​min
End: Miami

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mallory Square, Scuba & Snorkeling and The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, make a trip to Southernmost Point, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Key West tour itinerary planning site .

Miami to Key West is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gulf Shores.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
7 Artists & Friends Gallery ©
7 Artists & Friends Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

1
night
Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores
Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Gulf Shores trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Key West to Gulf Shores in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Key West to Gulf Shores. Traveling from Key West in April, things will get little chillier in Gulf Shores: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Pensacola.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Speed Boats Tours

3
nights
Pensacola

Pensacola ©
Surrounded on three sides by water, Pensacola offers access to white-sand beaches and emerald-green ocean unspoiled by large resorts.
Go for a jaunt from Pensacola to Navarre to see Navarre Beach about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at National Naval Aviation Museum, sample the fine beverages at Rollins Distillery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gulf Islands National Seashore, and expand your understanding of the military at Pensacola Naval Air Station.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Pensacola trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Gulf Shores to Pensacola by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, daytime highs in Pensacola are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. You will leave for Panama City Beach on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in Pensacola

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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.
Panama City Beach is known for wildlife, beaches, adventure, zoos & aquariums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, kick back and relax at Panama City Beach, learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery, and fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Panama City Beach tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pensacola to Panama City Beach takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Pensacola to Panama City Beach, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tallahassee.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Panama City Beach Winery ©
Panama City Beach Winery
Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins

2
nights
Tallahassee

Tallahassee
Tallahassee is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Florida State University, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Co-Cathedral of St. Thomas More, and then admire the majestic nature at Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park. On your second day here, get a new perspective on nature at Tallahassee Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, and then admire the majestic nature at Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Tallahassee online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Panama City Beach to Tallahassee takes 2.5 hours. In April in Tallahassee, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Tallahassee

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Jacksonville

Jacksonville
The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Jacksonville road trip website .

Traveling by car from Tallahassee to Jacksonville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Jacksonville can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Wildlife Parks

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. You've now added Fort Matanzas National Monument to your itinerary. On the 15th (Wed), deepen your understanding at Flagler College, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Matanzas National Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Wild Reserve, then get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, then don't miss a visit to St. George Street, and finally enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc..

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine trip planning tool .

Drive from Jacksonville to St. Augustine in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in St. Augustine sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Daytona Beach.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Wild Reserve ©
St. Augustine Wild Reserve
St. George Street ©
St. George Street

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): kick back and relax at Beach at Daytona Beach, join the crowd at Daytona International Speedway, then stop by Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory, then brush up on your military savvy at Veterans Museum & Education Center, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Blue Spring State Park, admire the landmark architecture of Stetson Mansion, and then admire the natural beauty at Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Daytona Beach travel route planning app .

You can take a bus from St. Augustine to Daytona Beach in an hour. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in April, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cape Canaveral.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Blue Spring State Park, Stetson Mansion, Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Daytona International Speedway ©
Daytona International Speedway

1
night
Cape Canaveral

Cape Canaveral ©
Cape Canaveral is a city in Brevard County, Florida. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): try to win big at Victory Casino Cruises, enjoy the sand and surf at Jetty Park, and then stroll through Manatee Sanctuary Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cape Canaveral trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Daytona Beach to Cape Canaveral in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Cape Canaveral sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Cape Canaveral

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Manatee Sanctuary Park ©
Manatee Sanctuary Park
Victory Casino Cruises ©
Victory Casino Cruises

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.
Change things up with a short trip to The Museum of Seminole County History in Sanford (about 32 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando, get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort, and take in the exciting artwork at Timothy's Gallery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Orlando tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cape Canaveral to Orlando takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a shuttle. April in Orlando sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tampa.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Winter Park, The Museum of Seminole County History
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

2
nights
Tampa

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
On the 23rd (Thu), get your game on at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Tampa. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then get in on the family fun at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tampa trip builder website .

You can drive from Orlando to Tampa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Siesta Key.

Things to do in Tampa

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

The Dali Museum
Highlights from your plan
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ©
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
The Dali Museum ©
The Dali Museum
Room Escape Games

1
night
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 25th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Siesta Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Siesta Key trip planner .

You can drive from Tampa to Siesta Key in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in April, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Fort Myers.

Things to do in Siesta Key

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Crescent Beach ©
Crescent Beach

1
night
Fort Myers

Fort Myers ©
Fort Myers is the county seat and commercial center of Lee County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): walk around Manatee Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve, and then admire the natural beauty at Edison and Ford Winter Estates.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort Myers tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Siesta Key to Fort Myers takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Fort Myers

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Edison and Ford Winter Estates ©
Edison and Ford Winter Estates
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve ©
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve
Manatee Park ©
Manatee Park

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Naples

Naples is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Naples vacation planning website .

Traveling by car from Fort Myers to Naples takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 22°C. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Naples

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Speed Boats Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Speed Boats Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale ©
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Fort Lauderdale is known for beaches, shopping, wildlife, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Fort Lauderdale Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sebastian Catholic Church, see the interesting displays at Bonnet House Museum and Gardens, and take an in-depth tour of Stranahan House.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Fort Lauderdale trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Naples to Fort Lauderdale in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Miami.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Hollywood Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Bonnet House Museum and Gardens ©
Bonnet House Museum and Gardens
Stranahan House ©
Stranahan House

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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.
Miami is known for shopping, museums, zoos & aquariums, wildlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Lincoln Road, shop like a local with Miracle Mile, don't miss a visit to Wynwood Walls, and browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Miami trip itinerary site .

You can take a bus from Fort Lauderdale to Miami in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May in Miami, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Miracle Mile
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

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Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park ©
A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S.
On the 6th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Mahogany Hammock and then appreciate the views at Shark Valley Visitor Center.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Everglades National Park trip simple and quick.

Take a train from Miami to Everglades National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Everglades National Park are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Mahogany Hammock ©
Mahogany Hammock

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