9 days in Florida Itinerary

9 days in Florida Itinerary

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9 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Key West
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  2​h 45​min
2
Miami Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: New York City


3
nights
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 21st (Mon): don't miss a visit to Mallory Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, and finally don't miss a visit to Duval Street.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Key West road trip planning app .

New York City to Key West is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Key West, with highs around 85°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

1
night
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 24th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and then admire the striking features of Art Deco Historic District.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Miami Beach online route planner .

Getting from Key West to Miami Beach by combination of flight, tram, and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in May, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

4
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 (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 27th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SeaWorld Orlando, and take in a show at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Orlando travel route builder tool .

You can do a combination of bus, tram, and flight from Miami Beach to Orlando in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Miami Beach in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Orlando, with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Nightlife
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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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