9 days in Florida Itinerary

9 days in Florida Itinerary

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9 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly + shuttle:  8​h 45​min
1
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Key West
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
3
Marco Island
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Montreal

2
nights
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 22nd (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Islamorada Beer Company. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Marathon day trip planner .

Montreal, Canada to Marathon is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Montreal in July, with highs in Marathon at 39°C and lows at 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Dry Tortugas National Park. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and then learn about all things military at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Key West trip tool .

Traveling by bus from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Marco Island.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

1
night
Marco Island

Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get interesting insight from Tours, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Marco Island tour itinerary maker site .

You can ride a ferry from Key West to Marco Island in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Key West in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Marco Island, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Marco Island

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Parasailing & Paragliding

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.
Have a day of magic on the 27th (Sat) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 29th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Orlando attractions planner .

Getting from Marco Island to Orlando by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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