10 days in Greater Miami & The Beaches Itinerary

10 days in Greater Miami & The Beaches Itinerary

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10 days in Greater Miami & The Beaches Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly + Drive:  13​h
1
Everglades National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h
2
Key Biscayne
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Miami Beach
— 4 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Calgary

2
nights
Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park ©
A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S.
Everglades National Park is known for wildlife, trails, nature, adventure, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Shark Valley Visitor Center, trek along Gumbo Limbo Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Slough Slog, and head off the coast to Long Pine Key.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Everglades National Park trip itinerary builder website .

Calgary, Canada to Everglades National Park is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Calgary to Everglades National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Calgary in August, you will find days in Everglades National Park are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are warmer (31°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Key Biscayne.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Slough Slog ©
Slough Slog
Mrazek Pond ©
Mrazek Pond

2
nights
Key Biscayne

Key Biscayne ©
Key Biscayne is an island town in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Florida Lighthouse, explore the world behind art at Lowe Art Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, and finally shop like a local with Village of Merrick Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Crandon Park Beach, bet on your favorite at Homestead Miami Speedway, and then contemplate the long history of Coral Castle.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Key Biscayne trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by bus from Everglades National Park to Key Biscayne takes 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Key Biscayne

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Coral Gables, Homestead
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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Crandon Park Beach ©
Crandon Park Beach
Lowe Art Museum ©
Lowe Art Museum

4
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.
Miami Beach is known for beaches, nightlife, historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and have fun at Lock & Load Miami.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Miami Beach trip planner.

Miami Beach is very close to Key Biscayne. In August in Miami Beach, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Shopping Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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