5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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5 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Saint Paul
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Key West
— 1 night
Fly + foot:  2​h 30​min
2
Miami
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Fort Lauderdale
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Cape Coral
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Tampa
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  6​h 15​min
End: Saint Paul

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Duval Street.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary maker tool .

Chicago to Key West is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Key West is 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in December, things will get much hotter in Key West: highs are around 79°F and lows about 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Parks Wildlife
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Mallory Square ©
Mallory Square

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): wander the streets of Lincoln Road, stroll through South Beach, and then admire the landmark architecture of Freedom Tower.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Miami day trip planning site .

You can fly from Key West to Miami in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Miami Beach
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Freedom Tower ©
Freedom Tower

few
hours
Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Fort Lauderdale online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Miami to Fort Lauderdale in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. December in Fort Lauderdale sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 68°F at night. You will leave for Cape Coral on the 13th (Thu).

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Outdoors Tours Parks

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Cape Coral

Cape Coral ©
Cape Coral is a city located in Lee County, Florida, United States, on the Gulf of Mexico. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Galt Preserve, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Matlacha Community Park, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery.

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Traveling by car from Fort Lauderdale to Cape Coral takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in December since evenings lows in Cape Coral dip to 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tampa.

Things to do in Cape Coral

Parks Wildlife Breweries

Side Trips

Matlacha Community Park, Galt Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Matlacha Community Park ©
Matlacha Community Park
Galt Preserve ©
Galt Preserve
Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery ©
Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery

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night
Tampa

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Tampa attractions planner.

Drive from Cape Coral to Tampa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Tampa are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampa

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Busch Gardens ©
Busch Gardens

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