9 days in Florida Itinerary

9 days in Florida Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
St. Augustine
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
2
Fort Myers Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Marathon
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Newark

4
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. Relax by the water at Lighthouse Point Park and Ormond Beach. Step out of the city life by going to St. Augustine Wild Reserve and St. Augustine Beach. Get out of town with these interesting St. Augustine side-trips: Daytona Beach (Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory & Beach at Daytona Beach) and Ponce Inlet (Marine Science Center & Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort Matanzas National Monument, see the interesting displays at Lightner Museum, deepen your understanding at Flagler College, and look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine trip itinerary maker.

Newark to St. Augustine is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Newark in April; daily highs in St. Augustine reach 78°F and lows reach 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fort Myers Beach.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ponce Inlet, Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach
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Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach
Marine Science Center ©
Marine Science Center
St. Augustine Wild Reserve ©
St. Augustine Wild Reserve

2
nights
Fort Myers Beach

Fort Myers Beach ©
Fort Myers Beach is a town located on Estero Island in Lee County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Bowman's Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then immerse yourself in nature at Lovers Key State Park. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Edison and Ford Winter Estates, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Barefoot Beach Preserve.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort Myers Beach online visit planner.

Getting from St. Augustine to Fort Myers Beach by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from St. Augustine in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Fort Myers Beach, with highs around 87°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Fort Myers Beach

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Myers, Bowman's Beach, Barefoot Beach Preserve
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Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach
Barefoot Beach Preserve ©
Barefoot Beach Preserve
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve ©
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of History of Diving Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, and then see the interesting displays at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center.

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Traveling by car from Fort Myers Beach to Marathon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Fort Myers Beach in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Marathon, with lows of 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, History of Diving Museum
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The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center
History of Diving Museum ©
History of Diving Museum

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