8 days in Florida Itinerary

8 days in Florida Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Orlando
— 2 nights
2
Miami
— 2 nights
3
Islamorada
— 1 night
4
Key West
— 2 nights

2
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the fresh offerings at Winter Garden Farmers Market, thenmake an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks, and then discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort.

Start your trip to Orlando by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Dallas to Orlando is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Orlando is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Dallas in December; daily highs in Orlando reach °F and lows reach °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Winter Garden Farmers Market
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 23:
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lincoln Road, thenzoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then shop like a local with Aventura Mall. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, thenidentify plant and animal life at Shark Valley Visitor Center, and then shop like a local with Village of Merrick Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Miami road trip website.

Fly from Orlando to Miami in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Orlando in December since evenings lows in Miami dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Shark Valley Visitor Center, Village of Merrick Park, Aventura Mall
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
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Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
South Beach ©
South Beach

1
night
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
On the 26th (Thu), stop by Bella Sol Fragrance Bar and Gifts, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Islamorada road trip planner.

Getting from Miami to Islamorada by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Islamorada, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 26:
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©
Bella Sol Fragrance Bar and Gifts ©
Bella Sol Fragrance Bar and Gifts

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.
On the 27th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, thenview the masterpieces at 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, thentake in the exciting artwork at KEPart Studio-Gallery, and finally stroll through Bahia Honda State Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Alan S. Maltz Gallery, thenlook for gifts at Emerald's International, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Key West trip maker site.

Drive from Islamorada to Key West in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Key West can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory

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