7 days in Florida Itinerary

7 days in Florida Itinerary

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7 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
1
Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Islamorada
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Orlando
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Marco Island
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  8​h
End: Minneapolis

2
nights
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 15th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and finally kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Marathon visit app .

Minneapolis to Marathon is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Minneapolis to Marathon, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in March, with highs in Marathon at 81°F and lows at 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

1
night
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
On the 17th (Sun), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Islamorada road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Marathon to Islamorada takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Islamorada sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Orlando tour itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Islamorada to Orlando in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Islamorada in March since evenings lows in Orlando dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

1
night
Marco Island

Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Marco Island travel planner .

Drive from Orlando to Marco Island in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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