15 days in Florida Itinerary

15 days in Florida Itinerary

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15 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly + Drive:  13​h 15​min
1
Coral Gables
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Big Pine Key
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
3
Key West
— 3 nights
4
Orlando
— 6 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Copenhagen

3
nights
Coral Gables

Coral Gables ©
Coral Gables, officially the City of Coral Gables, is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, located southwest of Downtown Miami. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coral Gables: Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier) and Everglades National Park (Shark Valley Visitor Center, Osceola panthers, & more).

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Coral Gables travel route planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Coral Gables is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Copenhagen in December; daily highs in Coral Gables reach 32°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Coral Gables

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
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Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail

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Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at National Key Deer Refuge, then stroll through Bahia Honda State Park, and then take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Gemini Dream Charters, enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and finally shop like a local with Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Big Pine Key tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Coral Gables to Big Pine Key in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Marathon
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

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nights
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 20th (Fri) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Key West trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by bus from Big Pine Key to Key West takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. December in Key West sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, fun & games, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort, explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, find something for the whole family at Magic Kingdom Park, and have some family-friendly fun at Nomadic.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Orlando trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Key West to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Key West in December since evenings lows in Orlando dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
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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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