7 days in Florida Itinerary

7 days in Florida Itinerary

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7 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 15​min
2
Marathon
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
3
Destin
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Panama City Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Indianapolis

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks and then get some fabulous bargains at Orlando Premium Outlets - Vineland Avenue. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Orlando road trip tool .

Indianapolis to Orlando is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight, taxi, and train. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Indianapolis in September: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 89°F and lows are around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Beach at Daytona Beach, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach

1
night
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, then view the masterpieces at Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery, and then see what you can catch with Robbie's of Islamorada.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Marathon online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Orlando to Marathon in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Marathon are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Destin.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

1
day
Destin

Destin ©
With emerald water and white beaches, Destin is one of America's favorite vacation destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then learn about all things military at Air Force Armament Museum, then look for gifts at Waterfront Gifts and Art, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Henderson Beach State Park.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Destin online vacation builder .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Marathon to Destin takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Marathon to Destin, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September in Destin, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Destin

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Air Force Armament Museum
Highlights from your plan
Air Force Armament Museum ©
Air Force Armament Museum
Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park
Waterfront Gifts and Art ©
Waterfront Gifts and Art

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at Pier Park, admire the majestic nature at St. Andrews State Park, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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Traveling by car from Destin to Panama City Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Destin in September, plan for little chillier nights in Panama City Beach, with lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
St. Andrews State Park ©
St. Andrews State Park
Pier Park ©
Pier Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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