8 days in Central West Florida Itinerary

8 days in Central West Florida Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central West Florida holiday planner
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Crystal River
— 1 night
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St. Petersburg
— 5 nights
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Crystal River — 1 night

The jewel of Florida's Nature Coast, Crystal River spreads around spring-fed Kings Bay, known for maintaining a constant 22 C (72 F) temperature all year long.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): explore the activities along Homosassa River, explore the activities along Three Sisters Springs, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Crystal River vacation app.

Detroit to Crystal River is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Detroit in April, with highs in Crystal River at 81°F and lows at 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to St. Petersburg.
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Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Tours
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St. Petersburg — 5 nights

Located on a peninsula between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, St.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St. Petersburg: Tampa Bay Sporting Clays and Archery (in Land O Lakes), Clearwater (Clearwater Marine Aquarium & Clearwater Beach) and Tampa (Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, 9/11 Fallen Heroes Memorial, &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Dali Museum, stop by Two Friend's Closet, get your game on at Outerlife Studios - Escape Room St. Pete, and tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Pete Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Crystal River to St. Petersburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in St. Petersburg when traveling from Crystal River in April, with lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Fun & Games
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