8 days in Florida Itinerary

8 days in Florida Itinerary

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8 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Orlando
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Miami Beach
— 2 nights
taxi:  15​min
3
Miami
— 1 night
+2
tram + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Panama City Beach
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Dallas

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 10th (Fri): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and then discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort.

Make your Orlando itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Dallas to Orlando is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Orlando. In August, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks

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.
On the 13th (Mon), wander the streets of Lincoln Road, appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Tours, wander the streets of Ocean Drive, then get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and finally kick back and relax at South Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): stroll through Haulover Beach Park, take a leisurely stroll along Miami Beach Boardwalk, then get a variety of perspectives on a duck tour, and finally wander the streets of Collins Avenue.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Miami Beach journey planner.

Drive from Orlando to Miami Beach in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Miami Beach can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Miami.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, buy something for everyone on your list at Dolphin Mall, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally make a trip to Bayside Marketplace.

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Miami is just a short distance from Miami Beach. In August, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Mall ©
Dolphin Mall
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Bayside Marketplace ©
Bayside Marketplace

1
night
Panama City Beach

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
You've now added Swim with Dolphins to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, race across the water with a speed boat tour, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Henderson Beach State Park and then kick back and relax at Panama City Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Panama City Beach online tour planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Key West to Panama City Beach takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Key West in August since evenings lows in Panama City Beach dip to 74°F. On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Tours Water Activities

Side Trip

Henderson Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Swim with Dolphins
Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park

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