8 days in Florida Itinerary

8 days in Florida Itinerary

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8 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: San Diego
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Miami Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Marathon
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: San Diego

1
night
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.
On the 26th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, then steep yourself in history at Barnacle State Historic Site, and finally wander the streets of Lincoln Road.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Miami Beach online vacation planner .

San Diego to Miami Beach is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Diego to Miami Beach. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Diego in June, with highs in Miami Beach at 89°F and lows at 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Barnacle State Historic Site
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Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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 27th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church.

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Traveling by car from Miami Beach to Marathon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Key West.

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
San Pablo Catholic Church ©
San Pablo Catholic Church

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 28th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Curry Mansion, then steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, then immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum, admire the natural beauty at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, explore the galleries of Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mary Star of the Sea, and finally stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery.

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You can take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In June in Key West, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 79°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

3
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.
Pack the 2nd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. Pack the 30th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. The adventure continues: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando holiday tool .

Getting from Key West to Orlando by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in June, expect little chillier with lows of 73°F in Orlando. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors
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Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove

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