20 days in Florida Itinerary

20 days in Florida Itinerary

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20 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Miami
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Key Largo
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Islamorada
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Key West
— 3 nights
Ferry:  2​h 30​min
6
Marco Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Orlando
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Crystal River
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
9
Panama City Beach
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Lisbon

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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 find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Miami trip planner .

Lisbon, Portugal to Miami is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and tram. Traveling from Lisbon to Miami, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, Miami is a bit warmer than Lisbon - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Miami

Fun & Games Shopping
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Bayside Marketplace ©
Bayside Marketplace

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): meet the residents at Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder and then choose your vessel at Key Largo Fishing Adventures. Here are some ideas for day two: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then meet the residents at Island Dolphin Care, then look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and finally look for gifts at Shell World Florida Keys.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Key Largo vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Miami to Key Largo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In April in Key Largo, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Key Largo

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then cast your line with a fishing tour. On your second day here, choose your vessel at A1A Watersports, then take in the exciting artwork at Old Road Gallery, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Islamorada day trip tool .

You can drive from Key Largo to Islamorada in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Key Largo in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Islamorada, with lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Marathon, Florida Keys

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): cast your line with a fishing tour, stroll through Sombrero Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Marathon itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Islamorada to Marathon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dry Tortugas National Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, learn about all things military at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and take in nature's colorful creations at Key West Garden Club.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Key West trip planner .

You can take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in April, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Marco Island.

Things to do in Key West

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

3
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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Fishing Charters & Tours. Take a break from Marco Island with a short trip to Speed Boats Tours in Everglades City, about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, make a trip to Marco Island Center for the Arts, and put a fun spin on your tour with Xtreme Escape Game.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Marco Island sightseeing website .

You can ride a ferry from Key West to Marco Island in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Marco Island when traveling from Key West in April, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

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

3
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 19th (Fri) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 20th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Orlando trip planner .

You can drive from Marco Island to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car 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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Old Homosassa Veteran's Memorial, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

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You can drive from Orlando to Crystal River in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Crystal River when traveling from Orlando in April, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Crystal River

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Old Homosassa Veteran's Memorial
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Scuba & Snorkeling

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 23rd (Tue): have some family-friendly fun at Kartona The Electric Speedway, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Gulf World Marine Park, then browse the different shops at Pier Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at St. Andrews State Park.

Before you visit Panama City Beach, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Crystal River to Panama City Beach takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. In April in Panama City Beach, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Swim with Dolphins
St. Andrews State Park ©
St. Andrews State Park

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