8 days in Greater Miami & The Beaches Itinerary

8 days in Greater Miami & The Beaches Itinerary

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8 days in Greater Miami & The Beaches Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  8​h
Miami Beach
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h 15​min
Everglades National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h
Key Biscayne
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Seattle

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.
Miami Beach is known for beaches, nightlife, historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Lincoln Road, take in the waterfront at Miami Beach Boardwalk, get a taste of the local shopping with Collins Avenue, and admire the masterpieces at Wynwood Walls.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Miami Beach trip maker app .

Seattle to Miami Beach is an approximately 8-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 Seattle to Miami Beach. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Seattle in January, with highs in Miami Beach at 77°F and lows at 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park ©
A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): stroll through Gumbo Limbo Trail, then identify plant and animal life at Anhinga Trail, and then trek along Old Ingraham Highway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Shark Valley Visitor Center.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Everglades National Park travel planner .

You can take a bus from Miami Beach to Everglades National Park in 3.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Key Biscayne.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail

Key Biscayne

Key Biscayne ©
Key Biscayne is an island town in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Lowe Art Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, then take in the views from Rickenbacker Bridge, and finally admire the majestic nature at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Key Biscayne road trip planning site .

Traveling by bus from Everglades National Park to Key Biscayne takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in January, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key Biscayne

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trip

Coral Gables
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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Lowe Art Museum ©
Lowe Art Museum
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park ©