15 days in Florida Itinerary

15 days in Florida Itinerary

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Start: Cleveland
+2
Fly + Tram + Bus:  5 h 30 min
1
Miami Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Cleveland

3
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Miami Beach: Everglades National Park (Shark Valley Visitor Center, Gumbo Limbo Trail, &more) and Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (in Coral Gables). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Lincoln Road, get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, have fun at Lock & Load Miami, and shop like a local with Collins Avenue.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Miami Beach online vacation planner.

Cleveland to Miami Beach is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Cleveland in January, expect Miami Beach to be warmer, temps between 77°F and 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Miami, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 28:
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Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marathon: Island Dolphin Care (in Key Largo), Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier) and Islamorada (Islamorada Brewery & Distillery & Fishing Charters & Tours). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at National Key Deer Refuge, pause for some serene contemplation at San Pablo Catholic Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park, and see the interesting displays at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Marathon trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Miami Beach to Marathon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. January in Marathon sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can catch the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Big Pine Key, Key Largo, Islamorada
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 31:
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Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge

4
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.
Spend the 3rd (Mon) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, take in the waterfront at Mallory Square, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Key West tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 4:
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Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park

4
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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Orlando, admire the natural beauty at Harry P. Leu Gardens, and add some entertainment to your itinerary with Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando route planner.

Getting from Key West to Orlando by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Key West in February, Orlando is a bit cooler at night with lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
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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