61 days in Florida Itinerary

61 days in Florida Itinerary

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61 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + shuttle:  9​h 30​min
1
Daytona Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Orlando
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
3
Kissimmee
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Jupiter
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
5
West Palm Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
6
Boca Raton
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
7
Hollywood
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
8
Miami
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
9
Miami Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
10
Fort Lauderdale
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Key Largo
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
12
Islamorada
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
13
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
14
Key West
— 2 nights
ferry:  3​h
15
Naples
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
16
Sanibel Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
17
Fort Myers
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
18
Sarasota
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
19
Bradenton
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
20
St. Petersburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
21
Panama City Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
22
Destin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
23
Pensacola
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
24
Tallahassee
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
25
Clearwater
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
26
Tampa
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
27
Ocala
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
28
Gainesville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
29
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
30
Jacksonville
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: London

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Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach ©
The iconic seaside destination of Daytona Beach once supported sugar mill plantations, but now entertains up to 8 million visitors a year.
On the 1st (Fri), steep yourself in history at Stetson Mansion and then walk around Blue Spring State Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Daytona Beach day trip site .

London, UK to Daytona Beach is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Daytona Beach due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in April, things will get much warmer in Daytona Beach: highs are around 32°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Blue Spring State Park, Stetson Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Daytona International Speedway ©
Daytona International Speedway
Blue Spring State Park ©
Blue Spring State Park

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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.
Pack the 3rd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. Pack the 4th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Orlando trip builder .

You can drive from Daytona Beach to Orlando in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. April in Orlando sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Kissimmee.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove

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Kissimmee

Kissimmee ©
A popular vacation destination in the central part of Florida, Kissimmee's major claim to fame remains its sunny weather and proximity to a large Disney entertainment complex.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): enjoy some diversion at Machine Gun America and then examine the collection at Museum of Military History. Keep things going the next day: try for a hole-in-one at Congo River Golf, then examine the collection at Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum, and then walk around Kissimmee Lakefront Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kissimmee trip maker website .

Kissimmee is just a short distance from Orlando. In April, daily temperatures in Kissimmee can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Jupiter.

Things to do in Kissimmee

Fun & Games Outdoors Golf
Highlights from your plan
Machine Gun America ©
Machine Gun America
Kissimmee Lakefront Park ©
Kissimmee Lakefront Park
Congo River Golf ©
Congo River Golf

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Jupiter

Jupiter ©
Jupiter is the northernmost town in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): head outdoors with Jonathan Dickinson State Park, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Agape Healing Arts, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Tequesta Brewing Company. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge, then identify plant and animal life at Blowing Rocks Preserve, and then take in the waterfront at Juno Beach Pier.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Jupiter travel planner .

Getting from Kissimmee to Jupiter by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. April in Jupiter sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to West Palm Beach.

Things to do in Jupiter

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hobe Sound, Tequesta, Juno Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Blowing Rocks Preserve ©
Blowing Rocks Preserve
Jonathan Dickinson State Park ©
Jonathan Dickinson State Park
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge ©

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West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach ©
With a warm climate and sandy stretches, it's no surprise that West Palm Beach is a popular vacation spot.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at McCarthy's Wildlife Sanctuary, then explore the world behind art at Norton Museum of Art, then get engrossed in the history at Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, and finally relax and rejuvenate at The Spa at the Breakers Palm Beach. On the next day, get to know the resident critters at Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Due South Brewing Co., and then explore the gorgeous colors at Peanut Island Park.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read West Palm Beach driving holiday planner.

West Palm Beach is just a short distance from Jupiter. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Boca Raton.

Things to do in West Palm Beach

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Palm Beach, Peanut Island Park, Due South Brewing Co.
Highlights from your plan
McCarthy's Wildlife Sanctuary ©
McCarthy's Wildlife Sanctuary
Norton Museum of Art ©
Norton Museum of Art
The Spa at the Breakers Palm Beach ©

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Boca Raton

Boca Raton ©
A paradise of palm trees and resorts, Boca Raton was once a hub of technological advancement.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): indulge in some personalized pampering at Gen Spa, look for all kinds of wild species at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, and then walk around Spanish River Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Butterfly World, then look for all kinds of wild species at Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands, and then identify plant and animal life at Wakodahatchee Wetlands.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Boca Raton online trip planner .

Boca Raton is just a short distance from West Palm Beach. In April, daytime highs in Boca Raton are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Hollywood.

Things to do in Boca Raton

Parks Wildlife Spas

Side Trips

Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands, Butterfly World, Wakodahatchee Wetlands, Gen Spa
Highlights from your plan
Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands ©
Gen Spa ©
Gen Spa
Wakodahatchee Wetlands ©
Wakodahatchee Wetlands

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Hollywood

Hollywood ©
The city of Hollywood is a classic Florida beach town and popular vacation spot, attracting visitors with its picturesque beaches, lively nightlife, and laid-back vibe.
On the 13th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Anne Kolb Nature Center, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hollywood Beach, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Aventura Mall. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Bass Pro Shops, look for gifts at Bob Roth's New River Groves, then look for gifts at Brothers Farmers Market, and finally try your luck at Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hollywood day trip app .

Take a train from Boca Raton to Hollywood in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Miami.

Things to do in Hollywood

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Davie, Bass Pro Shops, Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino, Aventura Mall
Highlights from your plan
Aventura Mall ©
Aventura Mall
Hollywood Beach ©
Hollywood Beach
Anne Kolb Nature Center ©
Anne Kolb Nature Center

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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.
Take a break from Miami with a short trip to Burr's Berry Farm in Goulds, about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, contemplate the long history of Barnacle State Historic Site, and have fun at Lock & Load Miami.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Miami trip builder .

Miami is just a stone's throw from Hollywood. In April, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Coral Gables, Burr's Berry Farm
Highlights from your plan
The Kampong ©
The Kampong
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): wander the streets of Collins Avenue, then browse the exhibits of The Wolfsonian - Florida International University, then admire the striking features of Art Deco Historic District, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach. On your second day here, take a stroll through Espanola Way, take a stroll through Lincoln Road, and then head outdoors with Scooters 2 U.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Miami Beach road trip planning app .

Miami Beach is just a stone's throw from Miami. April in Miami Beach sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Outdoors Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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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.
On the 20th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Stranahan House, examine the collection at International Swimming Hall of Fame, see the interesting displays at Bonnet House Museum and Gardens, then test your problem-solving skills at QQuest Escape Games, and finally enjoy the music at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum, then stroll around Secret Woods Nature Center, and then look for gifts at Joe Picasso's.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort Lauderdale road trip planning app .

You can drive from Miami Beach to Fort Lauderdale in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Fort Lauderdale can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Secret Woods Nature Center, QQuest Escape Games
Highlights from your plan
International Swimming Hall of Fame ©
Bonnet House Museum and Gardens ©
Bonnet House Museum and Gardens
Stranahan House ©
Stranahan House

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then join the crowd at Homestead Miami Speedway, and then experience rural life at Knaus Berry Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Shell World Florida Keys, immerse yourself in nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, and then look for gifts at Robert Is Here.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Key Largo trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Fort Lauderdale to Key Largo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In April in Key Largo, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Homestead
Highlights from your plan
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park ©
Knaus Berry Farm ©
Knaus Berry Farm

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Islamorada

Islamorada ©
Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): examine the collection at Florida Keys History & Discovery Center, then explore the striking landscape at Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park, then fulfill a lifelong dream with Theater of the Sea, and finally look for gifts at Ocean Gardens. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at History of Diving Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park, and then discover the deep blue sea with Robbie's of Islamorada.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Islamorada trip planner .

Getting from Key Largo to Islamorada by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Islamorada when traveling from Key Largo in April, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Theater of the Sea ©
Theater of the Sea
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park ©
History of Diving Museum ©
History of Diving Museum

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Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): observe the fascinating underwater world at Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters, then identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park. On your second day here, indulge in some personalized pampering at SpaTerre at Little Palm Island Resort, then take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Pablo Catholic Church.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Marathon trip planner .

Drive from Islamorada to Marathon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Marathon sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, SpaTerre at Little Palm Island Resort
Highlights from your plan
Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters ©
Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©

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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.
On the 28th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, then examine the collection at Oldest House & Garden Museum, and finally stop by We Cycle. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Key West Garden Club, indulge in some personalized pampering at Prana Spa, then buy something for everyone on your list at Emerald's International, and finally stop by Peppers of Key West.

Before you visit Key West, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daytime highs in Key West are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Naples.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Audubon House & Tropical Gardens ©
Audubon House & Tropical Gardens
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

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Naples

Naples ©
Naples is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): cool off at Sun-N-Fun Lagoon, immerse yourself in nature at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Waterside Shops. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Naples Botanical Garden, then take a leisurely stroll along Naples Pier, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Purely You Spa.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Naples trip planner .

Traveling by ferry from Key West to Naples takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Key West in April since evenings lows in Naples dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Naples

Parks Theme Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park ©
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park
Naples Botanical Garden ©
Naples Botanical Garden
Waterside Shops ©
Waterside Shops

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Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
On the 2nd (Mon), kick back and relax at Bowman's Beach, then stop by Bailey's General Store, and then get outside with Whitney's Bait and Tackle.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sanibel Island online trip planner .

You can drive from Naples to Sanibel Island in 1.5 hours. May in Sanibel Island sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Fort Myers.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach

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Fort Myers

Fort Myers ©
Fort Myers is the county seat and commercial center of Lee County, Florida, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): walk around Lakes Regional Park, then stop by Bell Tower Shops, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Fort Myers itinerary builder .

Drive from Sanibel Island to Fort Myers in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In May in Fort Myers, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Sarasota.

Things to do in Fort Myers

Parks Wildlife Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve ©
Lakes Regional Park ©
Lakes Regional Park
Bell Tower Shops ©
Bell Tower Shops

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Sarasota

Sarasota ©
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, then look for gifts at Pepper Palace, and then kick back and relax at Siesta Beach. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Le Macaron, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, and then head outdoors with SUP Sarasota.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Sarasota online trip planner .

Drive from Fort Myers to Sarasota in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bradenton.

Things to do in Sarasota

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Siesta Beach
Highlights from your plan
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens ©
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium ©

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Bradenton

Bradenton ©
Bradenton boasts a handful of historical buildings, but its real claim to fame is as the home of Tropicana Products and its quirky culture.
On the 6th (Fri), relax and rejuvenate at Spa NorthWest, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at De Soto National Memorial, and then identify plant and animal life at Emerson Point Preserve. On your second day here, take a leisurely stroll along Riverwalk, then tee off at Waterlefe Golf & River Club, and then relax and rejuvenate at Thrive Yoga and Fitness.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bradenton trip itinerary planning website .

Bradenton is just a short distance from Sarasota. In May in Bradenton, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Bradenton

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Emerson Point Preserve
Highlights from your plan
De Soto National Memorial ©
De Soto National Memorial
Emerson Point Preserve ©
Emerson Point Preserve
Spa NorthWest ©
Spa NorthWest

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St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg ©
Located on a peninsula between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, St.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at The Body Electric Yoga Company, walk around Vinoy Park, then learn about winemaking at Florida Orange Groves and Winery, and finally take in the waterfront at John's Pass Village & Boardwalk. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Sunken Gardens, then stop by Candy Kitchen, and then get some thrills out on the water with Fun Unlimited.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our St. Petersburg trip maker app .

St. Petersburg is just a short distance from Bradenton. In May, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Parks Outdoors Transportation

Side Trip

Madeira Beach
Highlights from your plan
Vinoy Park ©
Vinoy Park
John's Pass Village & Boardwalk ©
John's Pass Village & Boardwalk
Sunken Gardens ©
Sunken Gardens

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Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©
Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): make a splash at Shipwreck Island Waterpark and then get in on the family fun at Coconut Creek Family Fun Park. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Panama City Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Pier Park, and then stop by Kilwin's Chocolate and Ice Cream.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Panama City Beach road trip planning site .

Fly from St. Petersburg to Panama City Beach in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from St. Petersburg in May since evenings lows in Panama City Beach dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Destin.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Shipwreck Island Waterpark ©
Shipwreck Island Waterpark
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Pier Park ©
Pier Park

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Destin

Destin ©
With emerald water and white beaches, Destin is one of America's favorite vacation destinations.
Destin is known for wildlife, adventure, beaches, fun & games, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Aloha Pontoon Rentals, browse the different shops at Destin Commons, immerse yourself in nature at Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park, and brush up on your military savvy at Air Force Armament Museum.

Plan my day in Destin using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Panama City Beach to Destin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Panama City Beach to Destin due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Destin when traveling from Panama City Beach in May, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pensacola.

Things to do in Destin

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Air Force Armament Museum, Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park
Highlights from your plan
Aloha Pontoon Rentals ©
Aloha Pontoon Rentals
Air Force Armament Museum ©
Air Force Armament Museum
Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park ©
Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park

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Pensacola

Pensacola ©
Surrounded on three sides by water, Pensacola offers access to white-sand beaches and emerald-green ocean unspoiled by large resorts.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Wall South, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Veterans Memorial Park, and then kick back and relax at Pensacola Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at National Naval Aviation Museum, then contemplate the long history of Fort Pickens Area, and then look for gifts at Joe Patti's Seafood Company.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Pensacola day trip planning site .

Getting from Destin to Pensacola by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May in Pensacola, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tallahassee.

Things to do in Pensacola

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Pensacola Beach
Highlights from your plan
National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach
Fort Pickens Area ©
Fort Pickens Area

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Tallahassee

Tallahassee ©
Tallahassee is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Florida History, then learn more about the world around you at Tallahassee Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park, and finally look for gifts at Bradley's Country Store. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at New Capitol Building, then walk around Cascades Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tallahassee journey builder app .

You can drive from Pensacola to Tallahassee in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. May in Tallahassee sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Clearwater.

Things to do in Tallahassee

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park
Highlights from your plan
Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park ©
Museum of Florida History ©
Museum of Florida History

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Clearwater

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Holding the record for most consecutive days of sunshine in a single year, Clearwater offers long sandy beaches and proximity to other major cities in the Tampa Bay area.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): stroll around Eagle Lake Park, walk around Largo Central Park, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Florida Botanical Gardens. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Clearwater Paddleboard Company, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, and then look for gifts at Wards Seafood Market.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Clearwater trip website .

You can drive from Tallahassee to Clearwater in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Clearwater when traveling from Tallahassee in May, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tampa.

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Largo
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Florida Botanical Gardens ©
Florida Botanical Gardens
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Largo Central Park
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Clearwater Marine Aquarium

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Tampa

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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.
Take a break from Tampa with a short trip to Dan Balk Jewelry in Lutz, about 30 minutes away. Pack the 20th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. And it doesn't end there: choose your vessel at eBoats Tampa, learn the secrets of production at Tabanero Cigars, get to know the resident critters at ZooTampa at Lowry Park, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Three Palms Brewing.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Tampa online visit planner .

You can drive from Clearwater to Tampa in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in May, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ocala.

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Dan Balk Jewelry
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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
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eBoats Tampa
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Tabanero Cigars

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Ocala

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Ocala is a city located in Northern Florida. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Juniper Springs Recreation Area and then delve into the lush surroundings at Ocala National Forest. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tee off at Baseline Golf Course, then examine the collection at Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing, and then admire the majestic nature at Rainbow Springs State Park.

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Getting from Tampa to Ocala by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Tampa in May since evenings lows in Ocala dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gainesville.

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Ocala National Forest, Juniper Springs Recreation Area, Rainbow Springs State Park
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Rainbow Springs State Park ©
Rainbow Springs State Park
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Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing
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Baseline Golf Course

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Gainesville

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Gainesville is the county seat and largest city in Alachua County, Florida, United States, and the principal city of the Gainesville, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). On the 25th (Wed), admire the majestic nature at Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, and then stroll around Dogwood Park. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and design of University of Florida, then admire the natural beauty at Butterfly Rainforest, and then learn more about the world around you at Florida Museum of Natural History.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Gainesville trip planning tool .

You can drive from Ocala to Gainesville in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to St. Augustine.

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Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
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Butterfly Rainforest ©
Butterfly Rainforest
Florida Museum of Natural History ©
Florida Museum of Natural History
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park ©
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

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St. Augustine

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SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort Matanzas National Monument and then immerse yourself in nature at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park. On your second day here, sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, then immerse yourself in nature at Anastasia State Park, and then kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our St. Augustine trip maker .

You can drive from Gainesville to St. Augustine in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in May, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Jacksonville.

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Washington Oaks Gardens State Park
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Washington Oaks Gardens State Park ©
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St. Augustine Beach
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Fort Matanzas National Monument

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Jacksonville

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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.
On the 29th (Sun), find your balance on the water with Black Creek Outfitters, then buy something for everyone on your list at St Johns Town Center, and then admire the natural beauty at Jacksonville Arboreteum & Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Chamblin Bookmine, then ponder the design of Friendship Fountain, then pause for some photo ops at Veterans Memorial Wall, and finally meet the residents at Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Jacksonville online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from St. Augustine to Jacksonville by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Jacksonville when traveling from St. Augustine in May, with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks Shopping Zoos & Aquariums
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Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens ©
Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens
Veterans Memorial Wall ©
Veterans Memorial Wall
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Black Creek Outfitters

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