9 days in Florida Itinerary

9 days in Florida Itinerary

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9 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Fairbury
Drive:  18​h 30​min
1
Panama City Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
St. Augustine
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + shuttle:  5​h 30​min
3
Islamorada
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Marathon
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h
5
Sanibel Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
End: Fairbury

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night
Panama City Beach

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.
On the 2nd (Sun), look for gifts at Sundog Books, view the masterpieces at Fusion Art Glass Gallery, and then kick back and relax at Seaside Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Panama City Beach tour itinerary planner .

Fairbury to Panama City Beach is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Fairbury to Panama City Beach, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fairbury in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Panama City Beach, with lows of 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Seaside
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Panama City Beach Winery ©
Panama City Beach Winery
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Sundog Books ©
Sundog Books

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St. Augustine

SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Colonial Quarter, then take an in-depth tour of St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mission of Nombre de Dios.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the St. Augustine route planner.

You can drive from Panama City Beach to St. Augustine in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. In June, daily temperatures in St. Augustine can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Islamorada.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mission of Nombre de Dios ©
Mission of Nombre de Dios
Colonial Quarter ©
Colonial Quarter

2
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
On the 5th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Islamorada Beer Company Brewery and Tasting Room, and finally kick back and relax at Anne's Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery, then explore the gorgeous colors at Alligator Reef Light House, then take in the exciting artwork at Old Road Gallery, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Islamorada tour itinerary builder app .

Do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle from St. Augustine to Islamorada in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from St. Augustine in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 79°F in Islamorada. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Alligator Reef Light House ©
Alligator Reef Light House

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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 7th (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, then identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Marathon trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Islamorada to Marathon by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In June in Marathon, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
San Pablo Catholic Church ©
San Pablo Catholic Church

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Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Captiva Beach and then see the interesting displays at The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sanibel Island online day trip planner .

Getting from Marathon to Sanibel Island by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Marathon in June, Sanibel Island is a bit cooler at night with lows of 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Captiva Beach
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Captiva Beach ©
Captiva Beach

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