10 days in Florida Itinerary

10 days in Florida Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Buffalo
Drive:  24 h
1
Marco Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Naples
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Sanibel Island
— 4 nights
+2
Taxi + Bus + Fly:  6 h
End: Buffalo

2
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. On the 3rd (Thu), see what you can catch with a fishing tour, see the interesting displays at Smallwood Store, and then look for gifts at Island Trends. On the next day, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the exciting artwork at Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery, and then pick up some local products at Marco Island Farmers Market.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Marco Island trip planner.

Buffalo to Marco Island is an approximately 7- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, Marco Island is warmer than Buffalo - with highs of 35°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Marco Island

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Ochopee, Fishing Charters & Tours, Smallwood Store
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Smallwood Store ©
Smallwood Store
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): look for gifts at Best of Everything, pause for some serene contemplation at Celebration Community Beach Church, then steep yourself in history at Naples Historical Society, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Vanderbilt Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at Coconut Point.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Naples online visit planner.

Drive from Marco Island to Naples in an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Naples

Shopping Nightlife Beaches

Side Trips

Vanderbilt Beach, Coconut Point
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Coconut Point ©
Coconut Point
Naples Historical Society ©
Naples Historical Society
Celebration Community Beach Church ©
Celebration Community Beach Church

4
nights
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Get some historical perspective at Captiva Chapel By-The-Sea and Edison Park. Shop till you drop at Gene's Bookstore and 2 Islands Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Burroughs Home & Gardens (in Fort Myers) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Cape Coral). There's lots more to do: stroll through Gulfside Beach, get outside with Whitney's Bait and Tackle, kick back and relax at Tarpon Bay Beach, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Sanibel Island vacation planning app.

Getting from Naples to Sanibel Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Sanibel Island can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Fort Myers, Captiva Island, Cape Coral
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Gulfside Beach ©
Gulfside Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours
Captiva Chapel By-The-Sea ©
Captiva Chapel By-The-Sea

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