9 days in Tampa, Key West & St. Augustine Itinerary

9 days in Tampa, Key West & St. Augustine Itinerary

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9 days in Tampa, Key West & St. Augustine Itinerary

Start: Cumming
Drive:  7​h
1
Tampa
— 4 nights
Drive:  8​h
2
Key West
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
3
St. Augustine
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Cumming

4
nights
Tampa

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.
You've now added Legoland Florida Resort to your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Busch Gardens and Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Collection.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tampa trip planner .

Cumming to Tampa is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Cumming in December, with highs in Tampa at 78°F and lows at 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Tampa

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Legoland Florida Resort, Chihuly Collection, Clearwater Marine Aquarium
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Legoland Florida Resort ©
Legoland Florida Resort
Clearwater Marine Aquarium ©
Clearwater Marine Aquarium
Chihuly Collection ©
Chihuly Collection

2
nights
Key West

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Duval Street, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and finally make a trip to Southernmost Point.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Key West planning website .

Fly from Tampa to Key West in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Tampa in December, Key West is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Mallory Square ©
Mallory Square

1
night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. On the 30th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Augustine Beach.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read St. Augustine tour itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Key West to St. Augustine in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Key West in December; daily highs in St. Augustine reach 70°F and lows reach 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Beaches Wildlife
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St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

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