8 days in Florida Itinerary

8 days in Florida Itinerary

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8 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Rochester
Fly + bus:  8​h
1
Marathon
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Islamorada
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
St. Augustine
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Panama City Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Rochester

1
night
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Marathon journey planner.

Rochester to Marathon is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. When traveling from Rochester in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Marathon, with highs around 88°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

2
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada ©
Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with Old Road Gallery, then see the vivid underwater world at Alligator Reef Light House, and then cast your line with a fishing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Islamorada trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Marathon to Islamorada in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. May in Islamorada sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 77°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
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Alligator Reef Light House ©
Alligator Reef Light House
Parasailing & Paragliding
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Augustine Beach, and then kick back and relax at Frank Butler County Park West. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, then see the interesting displays at The Lightner Museum, and then see the interesting displays at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum.

Plan my trip to St. Augustine with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car from Islamorada to St. Augustine in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from Islamorada in May, expect St. Augustine to be slightly colder, temps between 83°F and 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

1
night
Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©
Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Pier Park, take in the exciting artwork at Paul Brent Gallery, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Gulf World Marine Park, then learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery, and then admire the majestic nature at St. Andrews State Park.

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Getting from St. Augustine to Panama City Beach by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Traveling from St. Augustine in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Panama City Beach, with lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Paul Brent Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Panama City Beach Winery ©
Panama City Beach Winery
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gulf World Marine Park ©
Gulf World Marine Park

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