9 days in Florida Itinerary

9 days in Florida Itinerary

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9 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Albany
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Orlando
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Marco Island
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h 30​min
3
Key West
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Marathon
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Key Largo
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Albany

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.
Pack the 8th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Pack the 9th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. The adventure continues: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando planner .

Albany to Orlando is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Albany in July: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 91°F and lows are around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
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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

1
night
Marco Island

Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Marco Island online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Orlando to Marco Island in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Marco Island are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Key West.

Things to do in Marco Island

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
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 11th (Thu): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then get a taste of the local shopping with 7 Artists & Friends, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Alan S. Maltz Gallery, then examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Key West trip planner .

You can ride a ferry from Marco Island to Key West in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Marco Island in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Key West, with lows of 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parasailing & Paragliding

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then stroll through Bahia Honda State Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Marathon driving holiday planning website .

Traveling by bus from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in July, and nighttime lows around 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Key Largo

The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
On the 14th (Sun), grab your bike and head to Key Largo Chamber of Commerce and Florida Keys Visitor Center, then identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Key Largo trip builder site .

You can drive from Marathon to Key Largo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Marathon in July, Key Largo is a bit cooler at night with lows of 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key Largo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Parasailing & Paragliding

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