8 days in Orlando, Port Canaveral & Miami Itinerary

8 days in Orlando, Port Canaveral & Miami Itinerary

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8 days in Orlando, Port Canaveral & Miami Itinerary

Start: San Antonio
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Orlando
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Port Canaveral
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Orlando
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: San Antonio

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): make a trip to Cinderella Castle and then get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando, laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and then find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort.

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San Antonio to Orlando is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from San Antonio, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Orlando, ranging from highs of 91°F to lows of 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Port Canaveral.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks

3
nights
Port Canaveral

Port Canaveral is known for wildlife, museums, adventure, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take in the waterfront activity at Port Canaveral, look for gifts at The Lazy Pirate, and examine the collection at Parker Brothers Concepts.

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Traveling by car from Orlando to Port Canaveral takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. You'll set off for Miami on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Port Canaveral

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Parker Brothers Concepts ©
Parker Brothers Concepts
The Lazy Pirate ©
The Lazy Pirate

2
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): wander the streets of Lincoln Road, then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, and then see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, have fun at Lock & Load Miami, then don't miss a visit to Bayside Marketplace, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Miami trip planner.

Drive from Port Canaveral to Miami in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Miami can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Bayside Marketplace ©
Bayside Marketplace

few
hours
Orlando

Orlando ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour and then get your game on at 7D Dark Ride Adventure.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Orlando trip planner.

You can fly from Miami to Orlando in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Fun & Games Tours
Highlights from your plan
7D Dark Ride Adventure ©
7D Dark Ride Adventure
Helicopter Tours

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