43 days in New York City & Florida Itinerary

43 days in New York City & Florida Itinerary

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43 days in New York City & Florida Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly + bus:  11​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 10 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
2
Pensacola Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Panama City Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
St. Augustine
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Crystal River
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Siesta Key
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Sanibel Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Naples
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
9
Marco Island
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
10
Key West
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
11
Marathon
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
12
Islamorada
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
13
Key Largo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
14
Miami
— 7 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Stockholm

10
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Take a break from the city and head to Bushkill Falls and Bay Head Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Pike's Beach and Mantoloking Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Meschutt Beach (in Hampton Bays), Quogue Wildlife Refuge (in Quogue) and Goodale Farms (in Riverhead). The adventure continues: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, kick back and relax at Allenhurst Beach Club, and look for all kinds of wild species at Black Creek Preserve.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City vacation builder .

Stockholm, Sweden to New York City is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to New York City is minus 6 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in September: high temperatures in New York City hover around 31°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Pensacola Beach.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Bushkill, Westhampton Beach, Asbury Park, Queens
Highlights from your plan
Bushkill Falls ©
Bushkill Falls
Quogue Wildlife Refuge ©
Quogue Wildlife Refuge
Black Creek Preserve ©
Black Creek Preserve

1
night
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 4th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Fort Pickens Area, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gulf Islands National Seashore, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and finally kick back and relax at Pensacola Beach.

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Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from New York City to Pensacola Beach takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Pensacola Beach is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in October, things will get a bit warmer in Pensacola Beach: highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Pensacola Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Swim with Dolphins and Henderson Beach State Park. Take a break from the city and head to St. Andrews State Park and Florida Caverns State Park. Change things up with a short trip to Air Force Armament Museum in Fort Walton Beach (about 1h 20 min away). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take in the waterfront at The Village of Baytowne Wharf, buy something for everyone on your list at Pier Park, and stroll through Panama City Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Panama City Beach trip planning website .

Getting from Pensacola Beach to Panama City Beach by car takes about 2.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Pensacola Beach to Panama City Beach. In October in Panama City Beach, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Destin, Air Force Armament Museum, Florida Caverns State Park
Highlights from your plan
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Swim with Dolphins

4
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Augustine Wild Reserve and Fort Matanzas National Monument. Visiting St. Augustine Beach and Beach at Daytona Beach will get you outdoors. Explore St. Augustine's surroundings by going to Ormond Beach (in Ormond Beach) and Gainesville (Butterfly Rainforest & Florida Museum of Natural History). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, admire the majestic nature at Anastasia State Park, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery, and examine the collection at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our St. Augustine holiday builder website .

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. Traveling from Panama City Beach in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in St. Augustine, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Crystal River.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Gainesville, Beach at Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach

1
night
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.
On the 12th (Sat), add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then admire the majestic nature at Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park.

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You can drive from St. Augustine to Crystal River in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from St. Augustine in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Crystal River, with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Siesta Key.

Things to do in Crystal River

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Siesta Key

Siesta Key ©
Siesta Key draws most of its visitors with soft, white-quartz sand beaches and translucent ocean water.
On the 13th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Siesta Beach, then take a memorable tour with Tours, then get engrossed in the history at The Ringling, and finally meet the residents at Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Siesta Key tour itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Crystal River to Siesta Key takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Crystal River in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 23°C in Siesta Key. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Siesta Key

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Sarasota
Highlights from your plan
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
The Ringling ©
The Ringling

1
night
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, enjoy the sand and surf at Bowman's Beach, and then kick back and relax at Captiva Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sanibel Island trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Siesta Key to Sanibel Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Captiva Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach
Captiva Beach ©
Captiva Beach

4
nights
Naples

Naples is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Fishing Charters & Tours and Barefoot Beach Preserve. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Lowdermilk Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Stump Pass Beach State Park (in Englewood), Fort Myers Beach (Lovers Key State Park, Parasailing & Paragliding, & more) and Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve (in Fort Myers). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Corkscrew Swamp, take in the waterfront at Naples Pier, and take a stroll through Fifth Avenue South.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Naples day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sanibel Island to Naples takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Naples are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Naples

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Fort Myers Beach, Stump Pass Beach State Park, Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve, Barefoot Beach Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours
Barefoot Beach Preserve ©
Barefoot Beach Preserve

2
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. On the 19th (Sat), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Marco Island day trip planner.

Drive from Naples to Marco Island in an hour. In October in Marco Island, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Key West.

Things to do in Marco Island

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Fort Zachary Taylor. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Dry Tortugas National Park. There's much more to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Key West journey tool .

Ride a ferry from Marco Island to Key West in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Marco Island in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 29°C in Key West. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 26th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and finally kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Marathon trip tool .

Getting from Key West to Marathon by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In October, daytime highs in Marathon are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

1
night
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
On the 27th (Sun), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Islamorada trip maker .

Drive from Marathon to Islamorada in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Islamorada, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Islamorada

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
Key Largo

Key Largo ©
The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
On the 28th (Mon), get interesting insight from Tours, identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and then admire the majestic nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Key Largo trip planner .

Getting from Islamorada to Key Largo by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, daily temperatures in Key Largo can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Miami.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park ©
Parasailing & Paragliding

7
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Loggerhead Marinelife Center and Anhinga Trail. Visiting Everglades National Park and Hollywood Beach will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami: Everglades Alligator Farm (in Homestead) and Fort Lauderdale Beach (in Fort Lauderdale). There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take a stroll through Wynwood, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Miami journey maker .

Drive from Key Largo to Miami in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Miami are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Anhinga Trail, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Everglades National Park, Everglades Alligator Farm, Hollywood Beach
Highlights from your plan
Loggerhead Marinelife Center ©
Loggerhead Marinelife Center
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach

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