7 days in Florida Itinerary

7 days in Florida Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Daytona Beach
— 1 night
2
St. Augustine
— 1 night
3
Islamorada
— 1 night
4
Marathon
— 2 nights
5
Key West
— 1 night

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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 14th (Mon), explore the galleries of Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, kick back and relax at Ormond Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Beach at Daytona Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Daytona Beach trip itinerary maker site.

Madison to Daytona Beach is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Madison to Daytona Beach. Traveling from Madison in October, things will get warmer in Daytona Beach: highs are around 83°F and lows about 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Ormond Beach, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
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Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach

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St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, and then get engrossed in the history at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our St. Augustine road trip site.

You can drive from Daytona Beach to St. Augustine in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in October, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Islamorada.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park ©
St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum ©
St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

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Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Islamorada travel route planner.

Drive from St. Augustine to Islamorada in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from St. Augustine in October, things will get a bit warmer in Islamorada: highs are around 87°F and lows about 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©

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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.
On the 17th (Thu), stroll through Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): get interesting insight from Tours, then identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, and then snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Marathon attractions planning tool.

Drive from Islamorada to Marathon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Marathon, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Fishing Charters & Tours
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

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night
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 19th (Sat): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Key West itinerary planner.

Getting from Marathon to Key West by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October in Key West, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum ©
Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum

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