8 days in Florida Itinerary

8 days in Florida Itinerary

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8 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  4​h
1
Key West
— Few hours
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Florida City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Orlando
— 5 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Charlotte

few
hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and then identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

Before you visit Key West, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Charlotte to Key West is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Charlotte in December: high temperatures in Key West hover around 79°F and lows are around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Florida City.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Parks Wildlife
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2
nights
Florida City

Florida City ©
Florida City is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States and is the southernmost municipality in the South Florida metropolitan area. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): trek along Gumbo Limbo Trail, trek along Pa-hay-okee Trail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Anhinga Trail. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Slough Slog, then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, and then admire all the interesting features of Lincoln Road.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Florida City online road trip planner .

You can drive from Key West to Florida City in 3 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Florida City when traveling from Key West in December, with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Florida City

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Miami Beach
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Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

5
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Magic Kingdom Park. Pack the 27th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 28th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at SeaWorld Orlando, discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and take in nature's colorful creations at B-52 Memorial Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Orlando tour itinerary builder app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Florida City to Orlando. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Florida City in December since evenings lows in Orlando dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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