5 days in Jacksonville & Orlando Itinerary

5 days in Jacksonville & Orlando Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Florida trip planner

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Jacksonville
— 1 night
Drive
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Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly

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Jacksonville

— 1 night

The River City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens and then look for all kinds of wild species at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Jacksonville day trip planning site.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Jacksonville. In December, daytime highs in Jacksonville are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

Orlando

— 3 nights

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.
Have a day of magic on the 28th (Mon) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 29th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip builder tool.

Drive from Jacksonville to Orlando in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Jacksonville in December since evenings lows in Orlando dip to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks