26 days in Florida Itinerary

26 days in Florida Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dublin
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Orlando
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Marco Island
— 3 nights
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
3
Key West
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
5
Islamorada
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
6
Key Largo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Miami
— 4 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Dublin

6
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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at SeaWorld, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando, explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando tour itinerary app.

Dublin, Ireland to Orlando is an approximately 12- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in December, with highs in Orlando at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 22:
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Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

3
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. Get out of town with these interesting Marco Island side-trips: Kirby Storter Roadside Park (in Ochopee) and Speed Boats Tours (in Everglades City). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Capri Paddlecraft Park, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Marco Island trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Orlando to Marco Island takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in December, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Key West.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Kirby Storter Roadside Park, Speed Boats Tours
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

3
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.
Spend the 27th (Fri) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Key West trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by ferry from Marco Island to Key West takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Marco Island in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Key West. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Parks
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
Parasailing & Paragliding

3
nights
Marathon, Florida Keys

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Marathon is known for wildlife, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park, see the interesting displays at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, view the masterpieces at Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sombrero Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Marathon online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Big Pine Key
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

3
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Take a break from Islamorada with a short trip to 99 Mile Wilderness Waterway in Everglades National Park, about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Anne's Beach, stop by Bella Sol Fragrance Bar and Gifts, and admire the majestic nature at Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Islamorada itinerary builder site.

Drive from Marathon to Islamorada in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

99 Mile Wilderness Waterway
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
99 Mile Wilderness Waterway ©
99 Mile Wilderness Waterway
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park ©
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park

3
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.
Step out of Key Largo with an excursion to Anhinga Trail in Everglades National Park--about 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, enjoy some diversion at Kiffney's Firearms and Indoor Range, grab your bike and head to Florida Keys Visitor Center, and immerse yourself in nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Key Largo driving holiday site.

Key Largo is just a stone's throw from Islamorada. Traveling from Islamorada in January, plan for little chillier nights in Key Largo, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Miami.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Anhinga Trail
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Scuba & Snorkeling
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©

4
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Everglades National Park (Shark Valley Visitor Center, Osceola panthers, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, have fun at Lock & Load Miami, appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, and wander the streets of Lincoln Road.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Miami day trip planning site.

You can drive from Key Largo to Miami in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Miami Beach
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
South Beach ©
South Beach

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