8 days in Florida Itinerary

8 days in Florida Itinerary

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8 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Key West
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Key Largo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and then stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then take in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Key West trip itinerary builder app .

Philadelphia to Key West is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Philadelphia in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 79°F in Key West. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Key Largo.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder, then meet the residents at Island Dolphin Care, then look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and finally see the vivid underwater world at Spiegel Grove.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Key Largo day trip planning tool .

Getting from Key West to Key Largo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. June in Key Largo sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Miami.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
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Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder ©

1
night
Miami

Miami ©
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 (Fri): see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum, then wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Miami road trip planner .

Drive from Key Largo to Miami in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in June, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Miami Beach
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

4
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.
Bring the kids along to Walt Disney World Resort and Happily Ever After Fireworks. Pack the 29th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Pack the 1st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. It doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at SeaWorld Orlando and stop by The LEGO Store Downtown Disney.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Orlando trip planner .

Getting from Miami to Orlando by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. June in Orlando sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping Nightlife
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Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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