49 days in Florida Itinerary

49 days in Florida Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  25 h
1
Orlando
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
St. Augustine
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Key West
— 6 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Big Pine Key
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
5
Marathon
— 6 nights
Drive:  45 min
6
Islamorada
— 6 nights
Drive:  45 min
7
Key Largo
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Miami Beach
— 5 nights
Fly:  24 h
End: Sydney

7
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.
Shop till you drop at The LEGO Store and Gallery On First. Stetson Mansion and St. Barnabas Episcopal Church will appeal to history buffs. Pack the 18th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Pack the 21st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort, discover the magic at Disney's Animal Kingdom, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To see photos and tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip planning site.

Sydney, Australia to Orlando is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -15 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in November, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Beaches Parks

Side Trips

DeLand, Gallery On First, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

6
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Andy Romano Beachfront Park and Frank Butler County Park West. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. and Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine. Change things up with these side-trips from St. Augustine: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park (in Hawthorne), Gainesville (Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation & Butterfly Rainforest) and Single Vision Inc. (in Melrose). Spend the 28th (Thu) exploring nature at Fort Matanzas National Monument. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Wild Reserve, take a tour by water with Red Boat Water Tours, examine the collection at The Ximenez-Fatio House, and kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the St. Augustine trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Orlando to St. Augustine takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in November, you will find days in St. Augustine are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Gainesville, Andy Romano Beachfront Park, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park, Single Vision Inc.
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Wild Reserve ©
St. Augustine Wild Reserve
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

6
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.
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and 7 Artists & Friends Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Truman Little White House and Key West Firehouse Museum. Spend the 4th (Wed) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, discover the deep blue sea with Fun In The Sun Key West, admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Key West trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from St. Augustine to Key West takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, Key West is a bit warmer than St. Augustine - with highs of 30°C and lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park

3
nights
Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bahia Honda State Park and Out of the Blue Gallery. We've included these beaches for you: Calusa Beach and Long Beach. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at National Key Deer Refuge, view the masterpieces at Artists in Paradise Gallery, and relax in the rural setting at Grimal Grove.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Big Pine Key trip planner.

You can drive from Key West to Big Pine Key in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Artists in Paradise Gallery ©
Artists in Paradise Gallery

6
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Sunset Park Beach and Sombrero Beach. Get outdoors at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center and The Turtle Hospital. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, see the vivid underwater world at Sombrero Reef, tour the water at your own pace with Pier 68, and get active on the water at Key Colony Beach Boat Rentals.

Plan a Marathon trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Marathon is just a short distance from Big Pine Key. December in Marathon sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Sunset Park Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

6
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada ©
Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Kids will enjoy Robbie's of Islamorada and Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park. Let the collections at Old Road Gallery and Lobster Trap Art Gift Shop and Gallery capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Bella Sol Fragrance Bar and Gifts, get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery Morada, take in the dramatic natural features at Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park, and head outdoors with Satisfaction Charters Inc..

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Islamorada trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Marathon to Islamorada by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In December in Islamorada, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors Transportation Tours
Highlights from your plan
Robbie's of Islamorada ©
Robbie's of Islamorada
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park ©
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park
Alligator Reef Light House ©
Alligator Reef Light House

6
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Anhinga Trail. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Coral Castle and Key Largo Baptist Church. Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder, identify plant and animal life at North Dry Rocks, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Justin Martyr Catholic Church, and see the vivid underwater world at Spiegel Grove.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Key Largo journey planning tool.

Key Largo is just a stone's throw from Islamorada. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Islamorada in December since evenings lows in Key Largo dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Anhinga Trail, Coral Castle
Highlights from your plan
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder ©
Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder

5
nights
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
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 Lincoln Road and Art Deco Historic District. For shopping fun, head to Collins Avenue or Bayside Marketplace. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami Beach: Shark Valley Visitor Center (in Everglades National Park), Dolphin Mall (in Miami) and Aventura Mall (in Aventura). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, take a stroll through Espanola Way, steep yourself in history at Barnacle State Historic Site, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ocean Drive.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Miami Beach itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Miami Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December in Miami Beach, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Miami, Shark Valley Visitor Center, St. Raymond Catholic Church, Aventura Mall
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

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