26 days in Central Florida Itinerary

26 days in Central Florida Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Rochester
Fly + Drive:  5 h 45 min
1
Ocala
— 8 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Lakeland
— 8 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Orlando
— 9 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Rochester

8
nights
Ocala

Ocala ©
Ocala is a city located in Northern Florida. Venture out of the city with trips to Dunnellon (Blue Run of Dunnellon Park, Grumbles House Antiques & Garden Shop, &more), Florida National Cemetery (in Bushnell) and Leesburg (Leesburg Public Library, Paquette's Historical Farmall Tractor Museum, &more). There's much more to do: wander the wide-open spaces of Gypsy Gold Horse Farm, see the interesting displays at Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing, tour the pleasant surroundings at Baseline Road Trailhead, and get your game on at Monkey Junction Inc.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ocala trip itinerary builder website.

Rochester to Ocala is an approximately 6- hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rochester in March, things will get much warmer in Ocala: highs are around 75°F and lows about 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lakeland.

Things to do in Ocala

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Dunnellon, Leesburg, Florida National Cemetery
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Gypsy Gold Horse Farm ©
Gypsy Gold Horse Farm
Farm Tours of Ocala ©
Farm Tours of Ocala
Sholom Park ©
Sholom Park

8
nights
Lakeland

Lakeland ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lakeland: Legoland Florida Resort (in Winter Haven), Lake Wales (Lake Wales History Museum, Pinewood Estate, &more) and Sebring (Highlands Hammock State Park, Sebring International Raceway, &more).

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lakeland trip planner.

You can drive from Ocala to Lakeland in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of car and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Orlando.

Things to do in Lakeland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Winter Haven, Lake Wales, Sebring, Morgan Park
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Circle B Bar Reserve ©
Circle B Bar Reserve
Sebring International Raceway ©
Sebring International Raceway
Legoland Florida Resort ©
Legoland Florida Resort

9
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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort, laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks, make a trip to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Orlando online vacation builder.

Traveling by bus from Lakeland to Orlando takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Orlando are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tom West Blueberries, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure