8 days in Florida Itinerary

8 days in Florida Itinerary

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Orlando
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Key West
— 3 nights
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Miami
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Orlando

— 2 nights

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.
Have a day of magic on the 13th (Thu) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 12th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at SeaWorld and admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip planner.

New York City to Orlando is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in May, with highs in Orlando at 88°F and lows at 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Key West

— 3 nights

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.
Key West is known for wildlife, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, don't miss a visit to Duval Street, take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery.

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Traveling by flight from Orlando to Key West takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Key West, with lows of 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Miami

— 2 nights

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 18th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Lowe Art Museum, identify plant and animal life at Shark Valley Visitor Center, and then get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District. On your second day here, examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then kick back and relax at South Beach, and then take a stroll through Lincoln Road.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Miami journey builder tool.

You can fly from Key West to Miami in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Miami are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Florida travel guide

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Disney Parks & Activities · Beaches · Theme Parks
The Sunshine State
The “Sunshine State,” Florida became a favorite winter destination for the affluent crowd over a century ago. Today, the state attracts visitors from around the world with its golden beaches and modern theme parks. You can spend your entire vacation enjoying the state's highly developed seaside areas, but remember that some of Florida's best-kept secrets are in secluded locations. Visit the big cities and their comfortable resorts offering top-notch dining and nightlife, but leave some time to see the peninsula's swampy landscape, filled with wild creatures and native plants. Farther away from the tourist-packed urban areas, the untamed wetlands of Florida offer a selection of things to do, such as kayaking, boat rides, and numerous other outdoor activities.