60 days in Central West Florida Itinerary

60 days in Central West Florida Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central West Florida trip itinerary planner

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Tampa
— 23 nights
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Treasure Island
— 19 nights
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Crystal River
— 17 nights
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Tampa

— 23 nights

Big Guava

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.
Henry B. Plant Museum and Ybor City Museum State Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tampa Bay Fun Boat LLC and Wat Mongkolrata Temple. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampa: Tarpon Springs (A. L. Anderson Park, Spongeorama Sponge Factory, &more), Plant City (Parkesdale Farm Market, Dinosaur World, &more) and Palm Harbor (Wall Springs Park, Tarpon Woods Golf Club, &more). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Bayshore Boulevard, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, make a splash at Adventure Island, and take an in-depth tour of Tampa Bay History Center.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Tampa trip itinerary planning website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Tampa. May in Tampa sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Treasure Island.

Things to do in Tampa

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Treasure Island

— 19 nights
Treasure Island is a city in Pinellas County, Florida, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museum of Fine Arts and St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spas and Parasailing & Paragliding. Change things up with these side-trips from Treasure Island: Replay Amusement Museum (in Tarpon Springs), Clearwater (Moccasin Lake Nature Park & Aspirations Winery) and Dunedin (Edgewater Park, Pinellas Trail, &more). There's much more to do: walk around Sawgrass Lake Park, admire the masterpieces at Imagine Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Duncan McClellan Gallery, and take in nature's colorful creations at Florida Botanical Gardens.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Treasure Island road trip site.

Traveling by car from Tampa to Treasure Island takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in May, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Crystal River.

Things to do in Treasure Island

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Crystal River

— 17 nights

The Gem of the Nature Coast

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.
Crystal River Archaeological State Park and Yulee Sugar Mill Ruins Historic State Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Crystal River and Crystal River Preserve State Park. Explore Crystal River's surroundings by going to Pine Island Park (in Weeki Wachee), Spring Hill (Alfred McKethan Pine Island Park, Nature Coast Botanical Gardens & Nursery, &more) and Brooksville (Marker 48 Brewing, Boyett's Grove, &more). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Fort Island Gulf Beach, stroll around Hunter Springs Park, look for gifts at Rural King, and take in the waterfront at Pete's Pier.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Crystal River trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Treasure Island to Crystal River by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Treasure Island in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Crystal River, with lows of 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Crystal River

Parks · Outdoors · Golf · Nature

Side Trips