5 days in Dallas & Florida Itinerary

5 days in Dallas & Florida Itinerary

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5 days in Dallas & Florida Itinerary

Start: Dallas
1
Dallas
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Dallas

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and then make a trip to Top O'Hill Terrace.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Dallas attractions tool .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Dallas. In December, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Orlando.

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Side Trip

Top O'Hill Terrace
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Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, then contemplate the long history of Stetson Mansion, and finally stroll the grounds of Cape Canavarel National Cemetery. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make an unforgettable trip to Disney's Hollywood Studios and then get in on the family fun at Discovery Cove.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Orlando tour builder site .

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Orlando takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Dallas in December, with highs in Orlando at 77°F and lows at 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Stetson Mansion, Cape Canavarel National Cemetery, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
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Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks

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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.
On the 23rd (Mon), examine the collection at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University, then take a stroll through Art Deco Historic District, then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, and finally stroll through Lincoln Road.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Miami online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Miami takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Miami when traveling from Orlando in December, with lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

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Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

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Miami Beach
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Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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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.
On the 24th (Tue), stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Key West tour planner .

You can fly from Miami to Key West in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Key West are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

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