15 days in Florida Itinerary

15 days in Florida Itinerary

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15 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Orlando
1
Orlando
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Crystal River
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Marco Island
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
4
Key West
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
6
Panama City Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Fort Walton Beach
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Orlando

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.
Have a day of magic on the 25th (Sat) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 27th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Orlando road trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Orlando. In May, daily temperatures in Orlando can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Crystal River.

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

1
night
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.
On the 28th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Crystal River online road trip planner .

Getting from Orlando to Crystal River by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Crystal River when traveling from Orlando in May, with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Crystal River

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
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 29th (Wed), get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour and then cast your line with a fishing tour. Keep things going the next day: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Marco Island trip planner .

Drive from Crystal River to Marco Island in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Crystal River in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Marco Island, with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Key West.

Things to do in Marco Island

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Speed Boats Tours
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Speed Boats Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Dolphin & Whale Watching and Kayaking & Canoeing. Spend the 31st (Fri) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire all the interesting features of Mallory Square, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Key West journey planner.

Getting from Marco Island to Key West by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Marco Island in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Key West, with lows of 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

2
nights
Marathon

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 3rd (Mon), stroll through Sombrero Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Marathon trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Key West to Marathon by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In June, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, Bahia Honda State Park
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Fishing Charters & Tours
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

1
night
Panama City Beach

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Gulf World Marine Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Pier Park, and then cast your line with a fishing tour. On the next day, do a tasting at Panama City Beach Winery, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Panama City Beach attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Marathon to Panama City Beach takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Marathon in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Panama City Beach, with lows of 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Fort Walton Beach.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Swim with Dolphins
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach ©
Fort Walton Beach is a city in southern Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Pensacola Beach and then kick back and relax at Navarre Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Henderson Beach State Park and then head off the coast to Okaloosa Island.

To find maps and tourist information, use the Fort Walton Beach trip builder app .

You can drive from Panama City Beach to Fort Walton Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. June in Fort Walton Beach sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Walton Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Henderson Beach State Park, Pensacola Beach, Navarre Beach
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 8:
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Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach
Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park
Okaloosa Island ©
Okaloosa Island

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