9 days in Florida Itinerary

9 days in Florida Itinerary

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9 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Lagos
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Orlando
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
3
Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Miami Beach
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Lagos

1
night
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 (Tue): discover the magic at Disney's Animal Kingdom. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Discovery Cove.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Orlando trip itinerary planner .

Lagos, Nigeria to Orlando is an approximately 21-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Lagos to Orlando. In September in Orlando, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Orlando

Parks Theme Parks Beaches
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Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Disney's Animal Kingdom ©
Disney's Animal Kingdom

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. On the 12th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, take an in-depth tour of St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and then kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery, look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Wild Reserve, then see the interesting displays at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at High Tide Gallery Art & Gifts.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the St. Augustine route builder .

You can drive from Orlando to St. Augustine in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September in St. Augustine, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in St. Augustine

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St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

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 14th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Pablo Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Marathon journey tool .

Getting from St. Augustine to Marathon by combination of car, flight, and shuttle takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from St. Augustine in September since evenings lows in Marathon dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Fishing Charters & Tours

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 16th (Mon): wander the streets of Collins Avenue, get to know the fascinating history of Lincoln Road, then take a stroll through Art Deco Historic District, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Miami Beach trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Marathon to Miami Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. September in Miami Beach sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

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Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
South Beach ©
South Beach

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