12 days in Florida Itinerary

12 days in Florida Itinerary

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12 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Miami
— Few hours
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Everglades National Park
— 1 night
bus + taxi:  2​h
3
Key Largo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Marathon
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Key West
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h 30​min
6
Marco Island
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
7
Naples
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Orlando
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
9
Cape Canaveral
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
10
Fort Lauderdale
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
11
Miami Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h
End: Milan

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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.
To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Miami road trip planning website .

Milan, Italy to Miami is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Milan to Miami is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Milan in July, expect Miami to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping

Side Trip

Village of Merrick Park
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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.
On the 30th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail and then identify plant and animal life at Shark Valley.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Everglades National Park online trip itinerary maker .

Take a train from Miami to Everglades National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Everglades National Park, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Key Largo.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Shark Valley ©
Shark Valley
Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail ©
Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): explore the gorgeous colors at Spiegel Grove, then identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Key Largo road trip planner.

Getting from Everglades National Park to Key Largo by combination of bus and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Everglades National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Key Largo, with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spiegel Grove ©
Spiegel Grove

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Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at San Pablo Catholic Church, then identify plant and animal life at Pigeon Key Foundation, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Marathon road trip tool .

Getting from Key Largo to Marathon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Marathon are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Pigeon Key Foundation ©
Pigeon Key Foundation
San Pablo Catholic Church ©
San Pablo Catholic Church

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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.
On the 2nd (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, then stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Key West itinerary planner .

You can take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Marco Island.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Key West Cemetery ©
Key West Cemetery

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Marco Island

Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. On the 3rd (Sat), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Marco Island online trip itinerary planner .

You can ride a ferry from Key West to Marco Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Marco Island when traveling from Key West in August, with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Parasailing & Paragliding

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Naples

Naples is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Naples trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Marco Island to Naples in an hour. August in Naples sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Naples

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours

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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.
On the 5th (Mon), get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Naples to Orlando takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cape Canaveral.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
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Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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Cape Canaveral

Cape Canaveral is a city in Brevard County, Florida. On the 6th (Tue), stop by Ron Jon Surf Shop, contemplate the long history of Cocoa Village, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For maps and more tourist information, you can read our Cape Canaveral vacation planning app .

You can drive from Orlando to Cape Canaveral in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a shuttle. In August, daytime highs in Cape Canaveral are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Cape Canaveral

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Ron Jon Surf Shop, Fishing Charters & Tours, Cocoa Village
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Ron Jon Surf Shop ©
Ron Jon Surf Shop
Cocoa Village ©
Cocoa Village

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Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale ©
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at Sawgrass Mills and then get a taste of the local shopping with Aventura Mall.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Fort Lauderdale road trip planning website .

Drive from Cape Canaveral to Fort Lauderdale in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. August in Fort Lauderdale sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Shopping

Side Trips

Aventura Mall, Sawgrass Mills
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Aventura Mall ©
Aventura Mall
Sawgrass Mills ©
Sawgrass Mills

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, then shop like a local with Lincoln Road, and finally take a stroll through Collins Avenue.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Miami Beach fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Fort Lauderdale to Miami Beach takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Miami Beach can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
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Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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