9 days in Tampa & Marco Island Itinerary

9 days in Tampa & Marco Island Itinerary

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9 days in Tampa & Marco Island Itinerary

Start: Milwaukee
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Tampa
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Marco Island
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Milwaukee

3
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.
Explore Tampa's surroundings by going to Madeira Beach (Parasailing & Paragliding & Lori's Soap & Sponge Market), St. Petersburg (Duncan McClellan Gallery & Dolphin & Whale Watching) and Sarasota (Kayaking & Canoeing & Siesta Key Rum). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Busch Gardens, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the pleasant sights at Tampa Riverwalk, and enjoy the sand and surf at Saint Pete Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampa online itinerary planner .

Milwaukee to Tampa is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Milwaukee to Tampa is 1 hour. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Milwaukee in May, with highs in Tampa at 89°F and lows at 71°F. On the 12th (Sun), you'll travel to Marco Island.

Things to do in Tampa

Outdoors Tours Theme Parks

Side Trips

Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Madeira Beach, Saint Pete Beach
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ©
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Room Escape Games

5
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. Step out of Marco Island to go to Everglades City and see Speed Boats Tours, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, test your team's savvy at Xtreme Escape Game, get engrossed in the history at Marco Island Historical Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Capri Paddlecraft Park.

To plan Marco Island vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can take a bus from Tampa to Marco Island in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In May in Marco Island, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 69°F at night. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

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

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