8 days in Florida Itinerary

8 days in Florida Itinerary

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8 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Geneva
Fly:  15​h
1
Orlando
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Port Charlotte
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Key West
— 1 day
bus:  45​min
4
Big Pine Key
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Miami Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
6
Fort Lauderdale
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Geneva

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night
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.
To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Orlando attractions planner .

Geneva, Switzerland to Orlando is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Geneva to Orlando, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Geneva in January, expect Orlando to be much hotter, temps between 25°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Port Charlotte.

Things to do in Orlando

Shopping Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trip

Stetson Mansion
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Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
The Mall at Millenia ©
The Mall at Millenia

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Port Charlotte

Port Charlotte
Port Charlotte is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Charlotte County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): play a few rounds at Riverwood Golf and Country Club.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Port Charlotte trip tool .

You can drive from Orlando to Port Charlotte in 3 hours. In January in Port Charlotte, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Key West.

Things to do in Port Charlotte

Golf Outdoors

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mary Star of the Sea, and finally stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Key West road trip website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Port Charlotte to Key West. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Port Charlotte in January since evenings lows in Key West dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

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Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. On the 29th (Tue), immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at National Key Deer Refuge, and then stop by Out of the Blue Gallery.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Big Pine Key trip planning website .

Getting from Key West to Big Pine Key by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. January in Big Pine Key sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Out of the Blue Gallery ©
Out of the Blue Gallery

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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 30th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, then wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and finally shop like a local with Collins Avenue.

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You can drive from Big Pine Key to Miami Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and tram; or take a bus. In January in Miami Beach, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale ©
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): look for gifts at Calusa Coffee Roasters, stroll through Hollywood Beach, and then shop like a local with Aventura Mall.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Fort Lauderdale attractions planner.

Getting from Miami Beach to Fort Lauderdale by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Aventura Mall, Hollywood Beach
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Aventura Mall ©
Aventura Mall
Hollywood Beach ©
Hollywood Beach
Calusa Coffee Roasters ©
Calusa Coffee Roasters

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