7 days in Everglades National Park, Miami & Key Largo Itinerary

7 days in Everglades National Park, Miami & Key Largo Itinerary

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Everglades National Park
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Miami
— 3 nights
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Key Largo
— 1 night
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Everglades National Park

— 2 nights

Largest Subtropical Wilderness in the United States

A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S. Overflow from Lake Okeechobee into the Florida Bay formed these wetlands, which are home to manatees, American crocodiles, Florida panthers, and an array of wading birds, land birds, and birds of prey.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Shark Valley Visitor Center. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail, trek along Anhinga Trail, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gumbo Limbo Trail, and finally hike along Pineland Trail.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Everglades National Park travel route builder site.

Orlando to Everglades National Park is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Orlando in January: high temperatures in Everglades National Park hover around 77°F and lows are around 66°F. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Miami.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife

Miami

— 3 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.
Miami is known for shopping, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a taste of the local shopping with Lincoln Road, examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, stop by Cuban Crafters Cigars, and explore the world behind art at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Everglades National Park to Miami. In January in Miami, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Key Largo

— 1 night

Diving Capital of the World

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.
To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Key Largo day trip planner.

You can drive from Miami to Key Largo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. January in Key Largo sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks