8 days in Florida Itinerary

8 days in Florida Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Miami Beach
— 1 night
2
Key Largo
— 1 night
3
Key West
— 2 nights
4
Orlando
— 3 nights

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Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, take a stroll through Lincoln Road, examine the collection at Lock & Load Museum, thenhave fun at Lock & Load Miami, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Village of Merrick Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Miami Beach trip planner.

San Francisco to Miami Beach is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to Miami Beach due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: high temperatures in Miami Beach hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Miami, Village of Merrick Park
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Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

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Key Largo

Key Largo ©
The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Old Road Gallery, take a memorable tour with Tours, thenidentify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Island Dolphin Care.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Key Largo trip website.

Getting from Miami Beach to Key Largo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Islamorada
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Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Key West

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.
On the 4th (Tue), explore the galleries of Truman Little White House, appreciate the history behind Florida Keys Historical Military Memorial, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Key West Aquarium, thentake in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Southernmost Point, thenidentify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, thenexamine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Duval Street.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Key West takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Key West can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Outdoors Museums
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7 Artists & Friends Gallery ©
7 Artists & Friends Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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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.
Pack the 8th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Pack the 6th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at SeaWorld and make a splash at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park.

Plan trip to Orlando with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Key West to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Orlando, with lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
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Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld

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