7 days in Florida Itinerary

7 days in Florida Itinerary

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7 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Columbia
Fly:  4 h
1
Panama City Beach
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Miami Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Big Pine Key, Florida Keys
— 1 night
Bus:  45 min
4
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Columbia

1
night
Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©
Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): do a tasting at Panama City Beach Winery and then kick back and relax at Panama City Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience and then stroll through Santa Rosa Beach.

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Columbia to Panama City Beach is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. In August in Panama City Beach, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Santa Rosa Beach
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Panama City Beach Winery ©
Panama City Beach Winery
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Swim with Dolphins

2
nights
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): wander the streets of Collins Avenue, walk around Lincoln Road, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, and finally kick back and relax at South Beach. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Haulover Beach Park, then see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum, then see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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You can do a combination of car and flight from Panama City Beach to Miami Beach in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Miami Beach are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami, Haulover Beach Park
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Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

1
night
Big Pine Key, Florida Keys

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at National Key Deer Refuge, then view the masterpieces at Artists in Paradise Gallery, and then stroll through Bahia Honda State Park.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Big Pine Key itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Miami Beach to Big Pine Key takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Big Pine Key can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Artists in Paradise Gallery ©
Artists in Paradise Gallery

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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.
On the 9th (Fri), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, get a taste of the local shopping with 7 Artists & Friends, then identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally view the masterpieces at Alan S. Maltz Gallery.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Key West tour itinerary planner .

You can take a bus from Big Pine Key to Key West in an hour. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in August, and nighttime lows around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery

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