18 days in Florida Itinerary

18 days in Florida Itinerary

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18 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Orlando
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Crystal River
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Tampa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Sarasota
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Jupiter
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Miami Beach
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
7
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: London

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore by horseback at Tri-Circle-D Ranch and then explore the landscape on two wheels at West Orange Trail. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Discovery Cove.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Orlando day trip planner .

London, UK to Orlando is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Orlando due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in March, expect Orlando to be warmer, temps between 30°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Crystal River.

Things to do in Orlando

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trip

West Orange Trail
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Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
West Orange Trail ©
West Orange Trail
Tri-Circle-D Ranch ©
Tri-Circle-D Ranch

2
nights
Crystal River

Crystal River ©
The jewel of Florida's Nature Coast, Crystal River spreads around spring-fed Kings Bay, known for maintaining a constant 22 C (72 F) temperature all year long.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, then look for all kinds of wild species at Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge, and then walk around Hunter Springs Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Alfred McKethan Pine Island Park, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Pine Island Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Crystal River trip planner .

Drive from Orlando to Crystal River in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Orlando in March, expect Crystal River to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Tampa.

Things to do in Crystal River

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Alfred McKethan Pine Island Park, Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, Pine Island Park
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 23:
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Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge ©
Pine Island Park ©
Pine Island Park

2
nights
Tampa

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. On the next day, learn something new at Dan Balk Jewelry, take a peaceful walk through Hillsborough River, and then trek along Bayshore Boulevard.

Make your Tampa itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Crystal River to Tampa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Crystal River in March since evenings lows in Tampa dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sarasota.

Things to do in Tampa

Theme Parks Parks Trails

Side Trip

Dan Balk Jewelry
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 25:
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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ©
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Bayshore Boulevard ©
Bayshore Boulevard
Hillsborough River ©
Hillsborough River

2
nights
Sarasota

Sarasota ©
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. On the 26th (Sat), get a taste of the local shopping with Mixon Fruit Farms, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coquina Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bradenton Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Siesta Beach and then kick back and relax at Point of Rocks.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sarasota tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tampa to Sarasota takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in March, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Jupiter.

Things to do in Sarasota

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Siesta Key, Coquina Beach, Mixon Fruit Farms, Bradenton Beach
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Bradenton Beach ©
Bradenton Beach
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Mixon Fruit Farms ©
Mixon Fruit Farms

3
nights
Jupiter

Jupiter ©
Jupiter is the northernmost town in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at John D. MacArthur Beach State Park and Mid-Town Municipal Beach. Head to Worth Avenue and The Church Mousefor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jupiter: Palm Beach (The Spa at the Breakers Palm Beach & Lake Trail). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Loggerhead Marinelife Center and kick back and relax at Jupiter Dog Beach.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, read Jupiter online driving holiday planner .

Drive from Sarasota to Jupiter in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. March in Jupiter sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Jupiter

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Palm Beach, Loggerhead Marinelife Center, John D. MacArthur Beach State Park
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 30:
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Mid-Town Municipal Beach ©
Mid-Town Municipal Beach
Loggerhead Marinelife Center ©
Loggerhead Marinelife Center
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park ©

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.
Escape the urban bustle at South Beach and Hollywood Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Fort Lauderdale Beach and 12th Street Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Miami Beach side-trips: Gator Park (in Miami) and Las Olas Beach (in Fort Lauderdale). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Espanola Way, admire the majestic nature at Oleta River State Park, add some fun to your beach time AquaJet Miami, and walk around Lummus Park Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Miami Beach vacation maker app .

You can drive from Jupiter to Miami Beach in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Miami Beach can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood Beach, Oleta River State Park
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 3:
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12th Street Beach ©
12th Street Beach
South Beach ©
South Beach
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): look for gifts at Blue, kick back and relax at Simonton Street Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Higgs Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Oldest House & Garden Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, then stroll through South Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Smathers Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Key West road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Miami Beach to Key West takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Key West sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Smathers Beach ©
Smathers Beach
Audubon House & Tropical Gardens ©
Audubon House & Tropical Gardens

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