Day 1: London to Miami
Fly direct from London to Miami. On arrival collect an Alamo rental car for your entire stay in Florida. Stay 3 nights at Holiday Inn Miami Beach Oceanfront (or similar).
Day 2-3: Miami
Experience Miami’s party atmosphere and vibrant nightlife. Take a culinary tour in Little Havana, Miami’s famous Cuban district, relax on the world-famous South Beach witnessing the Art Deco district's 800 registered buildings and take a boat tour to see many celebrities’ mansions on Star Island.
Day 4: Miami - Key West (approx. 161 miles)
Leave Miami and drive south through the Florida Keys to Key West. Stay 3 nights at the Crowne Plaza Key West - La Concha (or similar).
Day 5-6: Key West
Enjoy your time relaxing on the stunning beaches which gently shelve into the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The turquoise blue waters that surround the Keys are home to a stunning underwater world which can be explored by divers and snorkelers alike. If you would prefer to stay on dry land, discover the art galleries, independently owned cafes and varied museums during the day and sip a cocktail or two watching the setting sun whilst listening to live music and tasting authentic cuisine in the evening.
Day 7: Key West - Fort Myers (approx. 302 miles)
The next day, pass the Everglades National Park as you drive up to Fort Myers (approx. 299 miles). Stay 3 nights at Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina (or similar).
Day 8-9: Fort Myers
Relax and take in the ambience of Fort Myers in the heart of the beautiful Gulf Coast. In addition to the beautiful natural environment, active travellers can take advantage of golf, tennis and water sports. Island-hop on a charter cruise during the day, and spend those warm evenings wandering unique restaurants and boho galleries.
Day 10: Fort Myers - Clearwater (approx. 132 miles)
For the final leg of your journey drive north to the stunning white sand beaches of Clearwater. Stay 3 nights at Hilton Clearwater Beach (or similar).
Day 11-12: Clearwater
Round off your Florida fly drive in Clearwater, an area situated on a sun-drenched peninsula separating the Gulf of Mexico from Tampa Bay. Clearwater is beach nirvana and offers 35 miles of award-winning, spectacular white-sand beaches that will satisfy anyone with a pair of flip-flops and a desire to turn relaxation into an art form. For the more adventurous travellers seeking some thrills, take a trip to nearby Busch Gardens for some theme park fun.
Day 13: Tampa to London
Return your rental car at the airport then fly direct overnight back to London.