4 days in Mammoth Cave National Park & Fort Myers Itinerary

4 days in Mammoth Cave National Park & Fort Myers Itinerary

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4 days in Mammoth Cave National Park & Fort Myers Itinerary

Start: Gainesville
+3
Fly + subway + bus + taxi:  9​h 30​min
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Mammoth Cave National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  15​h 15​min
2
Fort Myers
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Gainesville

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Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): hike along Fat Man's Misery, contemplate the waterfront views at Green River, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Mammoth Cave National Park trip itinerary maker app .

Gainesville to Mammoth Cave National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Gainesville to Mammoth Cave National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Gainesville in August, expect Mammoth Cave National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 85°F and 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car to Fort Myers.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Fat Man's Misery ©
Fat Man's Misery

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Fort Myers

Fort Myers is the county seat and commercial center of Lee County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve. Keep things going the next day: cast your line with a fishing tour, admire all the interesting features of Edison and Ford Winter Estates, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort Myers online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Mammoth Cave National Park to Fort Myers in 15.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Mammoth Cave National Park in September, with highs in Fort Myers at 90°F and lows at 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Fort Myers

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Edison and Ford Winter Estates ©
Edison and Ford Winter Estates
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve ©

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