8 days in Florida Itinerary

8 days in Florida Itinerary

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8 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  12​h
1
Miami
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Marathon
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Zurich

2
nights
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, then examine the collection at Lock & Load Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shark Valley Visitor Center.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Miami vacation planning app .

Zurich, Switzerland to Miami is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Miami is minus 6 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Zurich in February, with highs in Miami at 30°C and lows at 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Shark Valley Visitor Center, Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
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Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
South Beach ©
South Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): kick back and relax at Sunset Park Beach, then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park, and then kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Marathon trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Miami to Marathon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. February in Marathon sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sunset Park Beach, Bahia Honda State Park
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
Sunset Park Beach ©
Sunset Park Beach

2
nights
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.
On the 13th (Thu), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then identify plant and animal life at National Key Deer Refuge.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Key West trip simple and quick.

Traveling by bus from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

National Key Deer Refuge
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Scuba & Snorkeling
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando, then discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and then get in on the family fun at Discovery Cove.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Key West to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in February, expect little chillier with lows of 15°C in Orlando. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors
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Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
The Escape Game Orlando ©
The Escape Game Orlando

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