8 days in Florida Itinerary

8 days in Florida Itinerary

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8 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Appleton
Fly + Drive:  8​h
1
Big Pine Key, Florida Keys
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Miami Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Siesta Key
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Appleton

1
night
Big Pine Key, Florida Keys

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. To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Big Pine Key online vacation planner .

Appleton to Big Pine Key is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Appleton to Big Pine Key is 1 hour. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Appleton in March; daily highs in Big Pine Key reach 81°F and lows reach 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sombrero Beach, Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

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 23rd (Mon): kick back and relax at South Beach, admire the striking features of Art Deco Historic District, then take a stroll through Lincoln Road, and finally take a stroll through Collins Avenue. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Haulover Beach Park and then shop like a local with Aventura Mall.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Miami Beach travel planner.

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 do a combination of shuttle and bus. In March, daytime highs in Miami Beach are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Siesta Key.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Aventura Mall, Haulover Beach Park
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Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Aventura Mall ©
Aventura Mall

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 25th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Crescent Beach and then kick back and relax at Siesta Beach.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Siesta Key trip planner.

Traveling by car from Miami Beach to Siesta Key takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, tram, and flight. Traveling from Miami Beach in March, Siesta Key is a bit cooler at night with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Siesta Key

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Crescent Beach ©
Crescent Beach

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 26th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Have a day of magic on the 28th (Sat) at Magic Kingdom Park. The adventure continues: discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, find something for the whole family at SeaWorld Orlando, and look for gifts at World of Chocolate Museum and Cafe.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Orlando trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Siesta Key to Orlando in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in March, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping Nightlife
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Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld

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