8 days in Florida Itinerary

8 days in Florida Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Florida journey maker

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Naples
— 2 nights
2
Marco Island
— 2 nights
3
Key Largo
— 1 night
4
Marathon
— 2 nights

S M T W T F S
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28

2
nights
Naples

On the 16th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Barefoot Beach Preserve, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then admire the majestic nature at Lovers Key State Park. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Lowdermilk Beach and then take a stroll through Fifth Avenue South.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Naples online trip builder.

Bakersfield to Naples is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Bakersfield to Naples due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Bakersfield in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Naples, with highs around 80°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Marco Island.

Things to do in Naples

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Barefoot Beach Preserve ©
Barefoot Beach Preserve
Lovers Key State Park ©
Lovers Key State Park

2
nights
Marco Island

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. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then race across the water with a speed boat tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirby Storter Roadside Park. On the next day, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then kick back and relax at South Marco Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Marco Island trip planning app.

Marco Island is very close to Naples. In December, daytime highs in Marco Island are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
South Marco Beach ©
South Marco Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Speed Boats Tours

1
night
Key Largo

Key Largo ©

Diving Capital of the World

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the gorgeous colors at Spiegel Grove, identify plant and animal life at Molasses Reef, then identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and finally stop by Petals With Pizzazz.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Key Largo online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Marco Island to Key Largo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Spiegel Grove ©
Spiegel Grove
Molasses Reef ©
Molasses Reef
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©

2
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©

Heart of the Florida Keys

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 21st (Sat): examine the collection at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bahia Honda State Park, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Marathon trip builder site.

You can drive from Key Largo to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Marathon, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

Similar plans

9 days in Florida BY A USER FROM GERMANY May, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: May, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Florida BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: December, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Florida BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: December, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Florida, California & New York State BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: November, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Florida BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: December, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 10 days in Florida BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, kids, popular sights Preferences: December, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Florida BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, kids, popular sights Preferences: November, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Florida BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: December, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Florida BY A USER FROM INDIA May, teens, popular sights Preferences: May, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Florida BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, kids, popular sights Preferences: January, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in Florida BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, kids, popular sights Preferences: April, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Florida BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, kids, popular sights Preferences: December, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans