Florida by RV

Itinerary summary

  • Day 1 : Arrival in Miami
  • Day 2 : Miami (37 km / 00h30)
  • Day 3 : Miami / Key West (190 km / 02h34)
  • Day 4 : Key West
  • Day 5 : Key West
  • Day 6 : Key West / Everglades (309 km / 03h47)
  • Day 7 : Everglades / Sanibel (144 km / 01h32)
  • Day 8 : Sanibel
  • Day 9 : Sanibel / Tampa (230 km / 02h23)
  • Day 10 : Tampa
  • Day 11 : Tampa / Orlando (168 km / 01h43)
  • Day 12 : Orlando
  • Day 13 : Orlando / Cape Canaveral (99 km / 00h58)
  • Day 14 : Cape Canaveral / Miami (390 km / 03h33)
  • Day 15 : Miami (45 km / 00h37)

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Detailed itinerary

 

Jour 1 :  Arrival in Miami

Welcome to Miami, Sunshine Capital of the world!

We wish you a great stay in the land of Uncle Sam!

Accommodation
Economic: Hilton Garden Inn Miami Airport
Standard: The Savoy Hotel Miami Beach
Superior: The Carillon Hotel & Spa

Jour 2 :  Miami  (37 km / 00h30)

Enjoy a morning in Miami before picking up your motorhome between 1 and 4 p.m.

Now it's time to explore the sunny roads of Florida!

Your first campground is just 45 minutes outside of Miami, to give you the chance to get used to the vehicle and pick up some groceries.

This evening you will experience your first sunset over the ocean...

Accommodation
Economic: Miami Everglades Resort
Optional activity(ies)
  • Miami Guided Tour  Coup de Coeur Authentik
  • Segway at Sunset Tour
  • Boat Cruise

Jour 3 :  Miami / Key West  (190 km / 02h34)

This morning you head for Key West, the southernmost point in the continental United States.

Be sure to stop at the rest stops along the way to admire the views of the Florida Keys, a 200 kilometre long chain of small islands that extend in a gentle arc off the southern tip of Florida.

You will be amazed by the clear turquoise waters of this seaside paradise.

Accommodation
Economic: Key West KOA
Optional activity(ies)
  • Dolphin Watching

Jour 4 :  Key West  

You have an entire day to enjoy the kilometres of white sandy beaches and the crystal-clear waters of this fabulous holiday destination.

Whether you are an early riser or a night owl, you won't easily forget the sunrise and sunset, nor the changing light and colour as the sun moves across the sky.

Typical Key West activities include sailboat tours, snorkelling or scuba diving, island cruises... a plethora of watery enjoyments!

 

Accommodation
Economic: Key West KOA

Jour 5 :  Key West  

Spend the day soaking in the sun on the hot sands of Key West's tropical beaches. After all, you are on holiday!

Or you may opt for a cultural experience and pay a visit to downtown Key West. Key West boasts of an unusual and eclectic population, the result of its atmosphere of casual tolerance.

Accommodation
Economic: Key West KOA

Jour 6 :  Key West / Everglades  (309 km / 03h47)

You continue your route in the direction of the Everglades, Florida's largest national park.

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Everglades is the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States.

This park is a must for nature lovers interested in observing unusual plants and wildlife.  

Accommodation
Economic: Trail Lakes Campground
Optional activity(ies)
  • Alligator Safari  Coup de Coeur Authentik

Jour 7 :  Everglades / Sanibel  (144 km / 01h32)

Today's destination is the small island of Sanibel.

Sanibel Island is home to a national wildlife refuge in addition to the charming town of Sanibel. 

Visitors to Sanibel Island love the glittering sandy beaches and the island's many shops and restaurants.

Accommodation
Economic: Periwinkle Park and Campground

Jour 8 :  Sanibel  

The town of Sanibel is outside of the regular tourist circuit, as most tourists overlook it in favour of the big cities.

You will quickly discover that this is an ideal holiday destination.

Younger guests will want to spend long hours building sandcastles in the glittering white sand, while the adults take the time to enjoy their well-deserved vacation.

Accommodation
Economic: Periwinkle Park and Campground

Jour 9 :  Sanibel / Tampa  (230 km / 02h23)

On leaving Sanibel, you head north along Florida's west coast.

Just a short distance from the shining white beaches of the Sunset Coast, you will reach the dynamic city of Tampa.

Accommodation
Economic: Fort de Soto Park Campground

Jour 10 :  Tampa  

Today will be spent discovering the charms of Tampa Bay.

Be sure to visit Busch Gardens Park with its more than 3,000 animals, tropical gardens, roller coasters and a host of other rides and attractions.

Accommodation
Economic: Fort de Soto Park Campground

Jour 11 :  Tampa / Orlando  (168 km / 01h43)

As you head for the east coast, you will come to Orlando, "Theme Park Capital of the World"!

For the ultimate family experience, pay a visit to Walt Disney World

You will have several theme parks to choose from, such as Magic Kingdom and Epcot Center.

Accommodation
Economic: Camping Kissimmee KOA
Family: Disney's Fort Wilderness   Coup de Coeur Authentik

Jour 12 :  Orlando  

Today, live the life of a star at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

Lights... Camera... Action!

Hollywood gives you the red carpet treatment as you experience thrilling and unforgettable stage shows.

Don't miss Toy Story Mania, Lights Motors Action (stunts and movie magic), Studio Backlot Tour (sneak peek at behind-the-scenes action), Indiana Jones (live action from the film), Rock 'n' Roller Coaster (high-speed roller coaster), The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror (drop ride in the dark).

Accommodation
Economic: Camping Kissimmee KOA
Family: Disney's Fort Wilderness   Coup de Coeur Authentik
Optional activity(ies)
  • Kennedy Space Center

Jour 13 :  Orlando / Cape Canaveral  (99 km / 00h58)

Today, make your way to Cape Canaveral, an ideal destination for space history enthusiasts or to discover the secrets of NASA. Plan at least half a day dedicated to visiting the Kennedy Space Center.

For those who love the sun, the beaches of Cocoa Beach are calling for you. Seeing the cruise ships in the distance off the shore of Port Canaveral will make you feel like you are in the Caribbean.

 

Accommodation
Economic: Kennedy Space Center KOA
Optional activity(ies)
  • Kennedy Space Center

Jour 14 :  Cape Canaveral / Miami  (390 km / 03h33)

Spend the morning at this unique family destination and then head for the Miami region in the afternoon.

This is your last chance to enjoy the legendary Florida beaches before your departure.

You will be spending the night in a campground just outside Miami, as your motorhome is due back before 10 a.m. tomorrow morning.


Accommodation
Economic: Miami Everglades Resort
Optional activity(ies)
  • Dinner at Pappa & Ciccia

Jour 15 :  Miami  (45 km / 00h37)

You return your motorhome after breakfast, before 10 a.m., in Miami.

Just a few final moments to enjoy your American vacation before heading for the Miami airport, where you board your return flight.

It's time to leave the land of Uncle Sam, full of memories that will last a lifetime!!!

Optional stay(s)
  • Short stay in New York