9 days in Florida Itinerary

9 days in Florida Itinerary

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9 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Key West
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
2
Big Pine Key
— 1 night
bus:  30​min
3
Marathon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Miami Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Toronto

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mary Star of the Sea, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Key West travel route planner.

Toronto, Canada to Key West is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in March; daily highs in Key West reach 30°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Key West

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

1
night
Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Artists in Paradise Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at National Key Deer Refuge, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Big Pine Key online holiday maker .

You can take a bus from Key West to Big Pine Key in an hour. Another option is to drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Artists in Paradise Gallery ©
Artists in Paradise Gallery

1
night
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 27th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Pigeon Key Foundation, then look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, then kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Marathon trip itinerary planner.

Marathon is very close to Big Pine Key. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
Pigeon Key Foundation ©
Pigeon Key Foundation
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, admire the masterpieces at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University, then wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and finally wander the streets of Collins Avenue. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Espanola Way, appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Tours, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Francis de Sales Catholic Church, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Art Deco Historic District.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Miami Beach journey builder tool .

You can drive from Marathon to Miami Beach in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In March in Miami Beach, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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 30th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Discovery Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sun): discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, then contemplate the long history of Stetson Mansion, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Orlando day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Miami Beach to Orlando takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Miami Beach in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Orlando, with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

DeLand
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks

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