8 days in Florida Itinerary

8 days in Florida Itinerary

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8 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Detroit

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Orlando trip itinerary maker app .

Detroit to Orlando is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In May, Orlando is somewhat warmer than Detroit - with highs of 88°F and lows of 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
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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

2
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.
On the 12th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, steep yourself in history at Barnacle State Historic Site, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then take a stroll through Lincoln Road, then have fun at Lock & Load Miami, and finally shop like a local with Bayside Marketplace.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Miami trip tool .

You can fly from Orlando to Miami in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in May, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
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Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
South Beach ©
South Beach

2
nights
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 14th (Tue): examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, browse the exhibits of Truman Little White House, then appreciate the history behind Florida Keys Historical Military Memorial, then take in the waterfront at Mallory Square, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Duval Street, then identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Getting from Miami to Key West by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In May in Key West, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Parasailing & Paragliding
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

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