5 days in Sarasota, Greater Miami & The Beaches & Key West Itinerary

5 days in Sarasota, Greater Miami & The Beaches & Key West Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Florida vacation planner

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Sarasota
— 1 night
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Miami
— 2 nights
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Key West
— 1 night
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Sarasota

— 1 night
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. state of Florida. For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sarasota online trip planner.

Orlando to Sarasota is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In November in Sarasota, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 62°F at night. You will leave for Miami on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in Sarasota

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nightlife

Miami

— 2 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 25th (Thu), browse the exhibits of Deering Estate and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Wynwood, admire the masterpieces at Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA), and then stroll through Las Olas Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Miami online trip maker.

You can fly from Sarasota to Miami in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sarasota in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Miami, with lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Key West.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Key West

— 1 night

Conch Republic

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Fort Zachary Taylor and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Key West Historic Seaport.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Key West trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Miami to Key West takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Key West

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours