9 days in Fort Myers, Marco Island & Tampa Itinerary

9 days in Fort Myers, Marco Island & Tampa Itinerary

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9 days in Fort Myers, Marco Island & Tampa Itinerary

Start: Milwaukee
Fly + Bus:  6​h 45​min
1
Fort Myers
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Marco Island
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Tampa
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Milwaukee

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Fort Myers

Fort Myers
Fort Myers is the county seat and commercial center of Lee County, Florida, United States. To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Fort Myers vacation website .

Milwaukee to Fort Myers is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Milwaukee to Fort Myers, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Milwaukee in May, expect Fort Myers to be warmer, temps between 90°F and 69°F. You will leave for Marco Island on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Fort Myers

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

6
nights
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. Visit Keewaydin Island and Kice Island and Cape Romano for some beach relaxation. Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Marco Island to Everglades City to see Speed Boats Tours about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, kick back and relax at Tigertail Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hideaway Beach, and partake in some friendly competition at Xtreme Escape Game.

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Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Fort Myers to Marco Island takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Marco Island are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Tampa.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Speed Boats Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
nights
Tampa

Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, learn about winemaking at Murielle Winery, then stroll through Clearwater Beach, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Three Palms Brewing. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Treasure Island Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Seaside Seabird Sanctuary, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Saint Pete Beach, and finally snap pictures at Sunshine Skyway Bridge.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Tampa trip app .

Traveling by bus from Marco Island to Tampa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May in Tampa, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Clearwater, Honeymoon Island State Park, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Parasailing & Paragliding, Saint Pete Beach
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Clearwater Beach ©
Clearwater Beach
Saint Pete Beach ©
Saint Pete Beach

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