8 days in Columbus & Florida Itinerary

8 days in Columbus & Florida Itinerary

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Columbus
— 1 day
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Orlando
— 3 nights
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Key West
— 2 nights
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Miami
— 2 nights

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Columbus

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The Discovery City

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): walk around Shrum Mound, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then join in the after-dark buzz at Columbus Axe Throwing, and finally admire the natural beauty at Inniswood Metro Gardens.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Columbus trip itinerary planning tool.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Columbus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Columbus

Nightlife · Parks · Fun & Games

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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
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Orlando

Orlando ©

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, admire the natural beauty at Harry P. Leu Gardens, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando, and take in a show at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Orlando trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Columbus to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Columbus in September, expect Orlando to be a bit warmer, temps between 89°F and 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

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Key West

Conch Republic

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 26th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square, get interesting insight from Tours, then don't miss a visit to Duval Street, then shop like a local with Art On Duval Key West, and finally glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Key West vacation builder site.

You can fly from Orlando to Key West in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Orlando in September since evenings lows in Key West dip to 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Miami.

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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Miami

Miami ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, walk around Lincoln Road, then stroll through South Beach, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Slough Slog, examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and then examine the collection at Lock & Load Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Miami journey maker app.

You can fly from Key West to Miami in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Miami are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums

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Lock & Load Miami
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South Beach
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Lincoln Road
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