8 days in Florida Itinerary

8 days in Florida Itinerary

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8 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + bus + taxi:  15​h 45​min
1
Everglades City
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Marco Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Islamorada
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Marathon
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: London

2
nights
Everglades City

Everglades City is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, of which it is the former county seat. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Everglades City trip planner .

London, UK to Everglades City is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight, bus, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Everglades City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in April, expect Everglades City to be much warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Marco Island.

Things to do in Everglades City

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Speed Boats Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Marco Island

Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. On the 24th (Tue), fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On your second day here, stroll through Tigertail Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Marco Island trip itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Everglades City to Marco Island in an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Marco Island can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Parasailing & Paragliding
Tigertail Beach ©
Tigertail 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 26th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Old Road Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then get a taste of the local shopping with Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery, and finally take a memorable tour with Robbie's of Islamorada.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Islamorada travel route planner .

Getting from Marco Island to Islamorada by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Marco Island in April since evenings lows in Islamorada dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife Adventure Outdoors

Side Trip

Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
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Robbie's of Islamorada ©
Robbie's of Islamorada
Old Road Gallery ©
Old Road Gallery

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.
On the 27th (Fri), kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park and then take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, stroll through Sombrero Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Marathon travel planning site .

You can drive from Islamorada to Marathon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Marathon, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

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