9 days in Orlando, Vero Beach & Miami Itinerary

9 days in Orlando, Vero Beach & Miami Itinerary

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Orlando
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Vero Beach
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Miami
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Orlando

— 3 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe and Great Explorations Children's Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at Marine Science Center and Duncan McClellan Gallery. Explore Orlando's surroundings by going to Ponce Inlet (Lighthouse Point Park & Ponce Inlet Watersports), Hontoon Island State Park (in DeLand) and Florida Holocaust Museum (in St. Petersburg). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, catch some excitement at Toy Story Midway Mania!, and stop by M&M'S World Orlando.

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Boston to Orlando is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in July; daily highs in Orlando reach 91°F and lows reach 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Vero Beach.

Things to do in Orlando

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Vero Beach

— 2 nights
Vero Beach is a city in, and the seat of Indian River County, Florida, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with Shark Bait Beach Gear Rentals, then learn about all things military at Navy Seal Museum, and then kick back and relax at Sebastian Inlet State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): kick back and relax at Normandy Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center, then kick back and relax at Waveland Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Frederick Douglass Memorial Park.

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Getting from Orlando to Vero Beach by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a shuttle. In July in Vero Beach, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Miami.

Things to do in Vero Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Miami

— 3 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Island Dolphin Care and Hollywood Parasail. Museum-lovers will get to explore Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA) and Miami Auto Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Aventura Circle (in Aventura), Hollywood North Beach Park (in Hollywood) and Key Largo (Grecian Rocks, SS Benwood, &more). The adventure continues: stroll through 12th Street Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at North Shore Open Space Park, and look for gifts at The Official Art Deco Gift Shop.

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Drive from Vero Beach to Miami in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or fly. July in Miami sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips