34 days in Southeast Florida Itinerary

34 days in Southeast Florida Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southeast Florida trip itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

34 days in Southeast Florida Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Key Largo
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Islamorada
— 5 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Marathon
— 5 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Big Pine Key
— 3 nights
bus:  45​min
5
Key West
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
6
Miami
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
West Palm Beach
— 5 nights
train:  45​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

4
nights
Key Largo

Key Largo ©
The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Venture out of the city with trips to Homestead Miami Speedway (in Homestead), Anhinga Trail (in Everglades National Park) and Coffins Patch (in Key Colony Beach). And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get interesting insight from Tours, have fun at Kiffney's Firearms and Indoor Range, and meet the residents at Island Dolphin Care.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Key Largo sightseeing planner.

Fort Lauderdale to Key Largo is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a bus. In November in Key Largo, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Anhinga Trail, Homestead Miami Speedway, Coffins Patch
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park ©

5
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
We've included these beaches for you: Anne's Beach and Library Beach Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Islamorada: Key West Angling (in Sugarloaf Key) and Everglades National Park (Mrazek Pond & 99 Mile Wilderness Waterway). Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, take in the exciting artwork at Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery, and get outside with Contagious Charters.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Islamorada trip planning website .

Getting from Key Largo to Islamorada by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Key West Angling
Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 2:
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Anne's Beach ©
Anne's Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Sombrero Beach and Sunset Park Beach. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, head outdoors with Gemini Dream Charters, snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Marathon online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Islamorada to Marathon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Marathon sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Sunset Park Beach
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
Sunset Park Beach ©
Sunset Park Beach
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

3
nights
Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. Relax by the water at Bahia Honda State Park and Long Beach. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at National Key Deer Refuge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Calusa Beach, don't miss a visit to Adolphus Busch, and experience rural life at Grimal Grove.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Big Pine Key travel route planner.

Big Pine Key is just a short distance from Marathon. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in December, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Out of the Blue Gallery ©
Out of the Blue Gallery

6
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.
Spend the 14th (Sat) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor, contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, and take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Key West trip planner .

You can take a bus from Big Pine Key to Key West in an hour. Another option is to drive. December in Key West sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Museums
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

5
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.
You'll get in some beach time at South Beach and Haulover Beach Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami: Everglades National Park (Shark Valley Visitor Center & Gumbo Limbo Trail), Hollywood (JP Outfitters Inc. & Hollywood Beach) and Fort Lauderdale (Wings Beachwear & Fort Lauderdale Beach). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Lincoln Road, get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, and buy something for everyone on your list at Dolphin Mall.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Miami visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Key West to Miami takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. December in Miami sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to West Palm Beach.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Coral Gables, Everglades National Park, Hollywood
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Hollywood Beach ©
Hollywood Beach

5
nights
West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach ©
With a warm climate and sandy stretches, it's no surprise that West Palm Beach is a popular vacation spot.
Visit John D. MacArthur Beach State Park and Waveland Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting West Palm Beach side-trips: Jensen Beach (Herman’s Bay Beach, Jensen Beach Causeway Park, & more), Coral Cove Park (in Tequesta) and Delray Municipal Beach (in Delray Beach). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Panther Ridge Conservation Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Lake Worth Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Lucea Beach, and wander the streets of Worth Avenue.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the West Palm Beach trip planner .

You can drive from Miami to West Palm Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in December, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in West Palm Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Jensen Beach, Hobe Sound Beach, Riviera Municipal Beach, Coral Cove Park, Panther Ridge Conservation Center
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Panther Ridge Conservation Center ©
Panther Ridge Conservation Center
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park ©
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park
Coral Cove Park ©
Coral Cove Park

Similar Plans

2 days in Southeast Florida BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Southeast Florida BY A USER FROM JAPAN April, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Southeast Florida BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Southeast Florida BY A USER FROM CANADA April, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Southeast Florida BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Southeast Florida BY A USER FROM CANADA December, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Southeast Florida BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Tampa & Southeast Florida BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans