8 days in Florida & Disney Itinerary

8 days in Florida & Disney Itinerary

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8 days in Florida & Disney Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Orlando
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Daytona Beach
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
3
St. Augustine
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
4
Marathon
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
Panama City Beach
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
6
Disney
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): get your game on at 7D Dark Ride Adventure, then learn more about the world around you at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, and then test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Orlando. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Orlando online itinerary builder .

Washington DC to Orlando is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Orlando can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Daytona Beach.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums
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The Escape Game Orlando ©
The Escape Game Orlando
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology ©
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology

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Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach ©
The iconic seaside destination of Daytona Beach once supported sugar mill plantations, but now entertains up to 8 million visitors a year.
On the 10th (Sat), explore the galleries of Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ormond Beach, and then stroll through Beach at Daytona Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Daytona Beach trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Orlando to Daytona Beach in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Daytona Beach can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Ormond Beach
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Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach

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night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, and then see the interesting displays at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine road trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Daytona Beach to St. Augustine takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

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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 12th (Mon): kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Marathon online travel route planner .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle from St. Augustine to Marathon in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. In August, daytime highs in Marathon are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Fishing Charters & Tours
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

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day
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): do a tasting at Panama City Beach Winery, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Andrews State Park, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Panama City Beach trip 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 August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Panama City Beach, with lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Disney.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Panama City Beach Winery ©
Panama City Beach Winery

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Disney

Disney ©
Disney is a town in Mayes County, Oklahoma, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): stroll through Disney/Little Blue Area at Grand Lake State Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Natural Falls State Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Disney trip itinerary builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Panama City Beach to Disney. Traveling from Panama City Beach to Disney, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Panama City Beach in August since evenings lows in Disney dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Disney

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cabin Creek Battlefield, Natural Falls State Park
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Natural Falls State Park ©
Natural Falls State Park
Cabin Creek Battlefield ©
Cabin Creek Battlefield

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