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Self Drive Sunsational Florida

10 Nights Standard from £1,319 per Person Including Flights

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Overview

Discover the golden sands and crystal blue seas of Florida’s coast on this excellent 12 day self-drive tour.  Starting in vibrant Miami with its famous South Beach, fabulous shopping, fun bars and excellent restaurants. Travel to the beautiful barrier island of Cocoa Beach, with its pristine white sands, then head north onto historic St Augustine, home not only to beautiful beaches but a place which also lays claim to being the nation’s oldest city. Next you’ll head over to the Gulf Coast and the seaside resort of St Pete Beach with its myriad attractions. Travel south to Naples which combines beautiful beaches with championship golf and world-class shopping, and finally end your Floridian adventure in iconic Key West.

Begin in Miami with two nights, 1 night Cocoa Beach, 2 nights St Augustine, 2 nights St Pete Beach, 1 night Naples, and finish with 2 nights in Key West.

Details

Days 1–2

Miami Beach

Arrive in Miami Beach where you will have two days to explore the vibrant city and all it has to offer. Pick up your hire car and enjoy the art deco vibe at Miami Beach, explore the bustling open-air markets of Little Havana, or visit the glamorous city of Coral Gables.

Overnight: Holiday Inn Miami Beach (Standard) or Marriott South Beach (Superior)

Day 3

Cocoa Beach

Whilst driving to Cocoa Beach, stop off at the delightful resort town of Palm Beach. You’ll have a fun few hours here with tropical Palm Beach Zoo, the capitivating Flagler Museum and beaches that are perfect for snorkelling. Once in Cocoa Beach head to the pier to enjoy sumptuous restaurants, cool boutiques and entertaining live music.

Overnight: International Palms Resort (Standard) or Courtyard by Marriott Cocoa Beach (Superior)

Days 4-5

St. Augustine

Drive along Florida’s scenic Gold Coast to the lavish, Spanish-colonial St Augustine, filled with centuries old architecture, horse-drawn carriages and hidden courtyards to explore. Not just known for its history and European flair, there are plenty of gourmet restaurants, gorgeous beaches and great shops to venture to in St Augustine, too.

Overnight: Quality Inn Historic (Standard) or Hilton Garden Inn St. Augustine (Superior)

Day 6-7

St. Petersburg

Your next stop is the City of St Petersburg, with miles of pristine beaches, sparkling gulf waters and clear blue skies. There are an abundance of recreational activities to enjoy in the area, including the stunning, family friendly Fort De Soto Park, the contemporary St Petersburg Pier, and the fascinating Dali museum.

Overnight: Beachcomber Beach Resort (Standard) or Grand Plaza Hotel St Pete Beach (Superior)

Day 8

Naples

Saunter across the Tampa Bay on the spectacular Sunshine Skyway bridge, before continuing south through the charming towns of Longboat Key and Sarasota; home to Sarasota Jungle Gardens and Siesta Key. Soon you’ll arrive in Naples, which offers unspoiled beaches, stylish boutiques, art galleries and lovely restaurants.

Overnight: Ramada Inn Naples (Standard) or The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club (Superior)

Day 9-10

Marathon/Key West

Start your day with a journey over the magnificent US Overseas Highway 1, which links mainland Florida to the 120 mile long Florida Keys. On your way you’ll drive past vast grasslands, bottomless marshes and the exotic Everglades before your arrival in the eccentric Florida Keys. Discover charismatic conch houses as you wander the palm-lined paths, taste tangy Key Lime Pie and visit Hemingway’s fived toed cats at his home, all before joining the Sunset Celebration on Mallory Dock. 

Overnight: Quality Inn Key West or Holiday Inn Express & Suites Marathon (Standard), or Sheraton Suites Key West (Superior)

Day 11

Miami

Today your adventure ends, drive back to Miami airport and return your hire car for your departing flight.

WHATS INCLUDED

  • Return flights
  • Car hire with fully inclusive insurance
  • Full itinerary and drive pack delivered to your first hotel

The weather information shown below refers to the first stop on the tour, call us and speak to one of our travel experts for the most up-to-date forecasts and weather details for your tour.

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