9 days in Florida Itinerary

9 days in Florida Itinerary

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9 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly:  7​h
1
Key West
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Key Largo
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Indianapolis

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the waterfront at Mallory Square. On your second day here, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, get a taste of the local shopping with Alan S. Maltz Gallery, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Key West tour planner.

Indianapolis to Key West is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Indianapolis in June; daily highs in Key West reach 88°F and lows reach 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

2
nights
Key Largo

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 2nd (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Christ of the Deep, cast your line with a fishing tour, and then identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Island Dolphin Care, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Key Largo road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Key West to Key Largo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in July, plan for little chillier nights in Key Largo, with lows around 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Fishing Charters & Tours
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Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder ©

4
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.
Have a day of magic on the 4th (Thu) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 5th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, meet the residents at SeaWorld Orlando, and try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Orlando travel route site .

You can drive from Key Largo to Orlando in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July in Orlando, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Nightlife
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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

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