8 days in Florida Itinerary

8 days in Florida Itinerary

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8 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Sioux City
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Key West
— 1 night
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  3​h
2
Miami Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Siesta Key
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Sioux City

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square, then take in nature's colorful creations at Oldest House & Garden Museum, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Key West road trip app .

Sioux City to Key West is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Sioux City to Key West, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sioux City in January, expect Key West to be much warmer, temps between 76°F and 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Key West

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

2
nights
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Collins Avenue, then wander the streets of Lincoln Road, then tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Crandon Park Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Haulover Beach Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Miami Beach visit planner .

You can do a combination of flight, tram, and bus from Key West to Miami Beach in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. January in Miami Beach sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Siesta Key.

Things to do in Miami Beach

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Crandon Park Beach, Haulover Beach Park
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Haulover Beach Park ©
Haulover Beach Park

1
night
Siesta Key

Siesta Key ©
Siesta Key draws most of its visitors with soft, white-quartz sand beaches and translucent ocean water.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): kick back and relax at Crescent Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Siesta Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Siesta Key Village.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Siesta Key travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Miami Beach to Siesta Key by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus, tram, and flight. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Miami Beach in January: high temperatures in Siesta Key hover around 72°F and lows are around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Siesta Key

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Siesta Key Village
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Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Crescent Beach ©
Crescent Beach
Siesta Key Village ©
Siesta Key Village

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.
On the 19th (Sat), get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): make an unforgettable trip to Epcot and then discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Siesta Key to Orlando takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Orlando can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

#Theme Parks, #Nightlife
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Epcot ©
Epcot

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