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West to East Florida

New Orleans, Florida Panhandle, Orlando, Gulf Coast, Sanibel, Everglades & Miami Beach

Drive from the West to East Florida. New Orleans to Miami is a beautiful drive offering up some of America’s best beaches and most exciting cities.

Furthermore, you’ll experience the theme parks, pools and golf courses of Orlando and the unique landscape of the Everglades. This road trip is a relaxing break, whilst also offering new experiences throughout.


West to East Florida 14 nights

Remember, any and all of our pre packaged road trips can be altered to meet your exact needs and wants. Do you have more or less than 14 days for your road trip? No problem, we can bolt on extra nights to allow more time to explore or shorten the number of destinations as required. Just let us know when requesting your quote.

Fun in the Sun, in 3 fab cities and open road.


The French Quarter

Day 1

Arrive in New Orleans - The Big Easy

Collect your car and head to your New Orleans Hotel. The French Quarter will be waiting to offer you dinner and drinks, otherwise rest up and get ready for a full day in the "The Big Easy"

  • Key location: New Orleans
  • New Orleans
  • 12 Miles

St Louis Cathedral

Day 2

Explore the French Quarter and more

Built on the mouth of the Mississippi, New Orleans is the home of the blues, voodoo and the craziness that is Mardi Gras. The French Quarter offers great charm and is a great place to loose the car and take a walking tour. Finally, what really makes New Orleans special is some of the wacky characters that choose to live there.

  • Key location: New Orleans
  • New Orleans

Cruise the panhandle

Day 3

Drive along the Florida Panhandle

The “Pan Handle” area in the northwest of Florida lays claim to having many of the worlds best beaches along its 95 mile cost line. See past the tacky stores that are sometimes found in certain tourist spots and see the wonderful natural beauty of this area.

  • Key location: Florida Panhandle
  • Florida Panhandle
  • 270 Miles

World class beaches

Day 4

Enjoy some of the world's best beaches

Explore the Panhandles amazing coastline. State parks help reduce the commercial activities from taking to much away from the white sandy beaches such as St. George Island State Park, which was voted one of America’s top 10 beaches last year.

  • Key location: Florida Panhandle
  • Florida Panhandle

Panhandle sunset

Day 5

Another day on the Gulf shore

Yet another day of finding the whitest beach you’ve ever seen.

  • Key location: Florida Panhandle
  • Florida Panhandle

Arrive in Orlando

Day 6

On to Orlando fun and sun

Big day of road tripping today. First glide along the scenic roads of the Panhandle before heading south to the theme park capital of the world that is Orlando. The miles will fly by with the sun on your face and the wind in your hair, but if the milage is to high then we'll slip in an overnight pit stop along the way.

  • Key location: Orlando
  • Orlando
  • 396 Miles

Theme Park capital

Day 7

Explore the theme parks of Orlando

Walt Disney World alone is the size of Greater Manchester and boasts 4 theme parks and 2 water parks. Many other parks have sprung up over the years and Orlando is now a mecca for theme park enthusiasts. The amazing year round climate helps make this area a golfers dreamland too.

  • Key location: Orlando
  • Orlando

Golfers paradise

Day 8

A second day of trills and spills

Another day to explore the theme parks, water parks, golf courses or swimming pools of sunny Orlando.

  • Key location: Orlando
  • Orlando

Back to the beaches

Day 9

Back to the Gulf Coast

From Clearwater to Naples you can enjoy world class beaches, warm gulf waters and luxury hotel service. Bored laying under a palm tree on perfect white sands? In fact, Siesta Key in Sarasota won the best beach in America last year. Fabulous shopping is never far away or why not try one of the amazing theme parks here, such as Busch Gardens.

  • Key location: Gulf Coast
  • Gulf Coast
  • 178 Miles

Sanibel Island

Day 10

Beautiful Sanibel and Captiva Islands

Beautiful Sanibel and Captiva Islands are famous for their shells, sandy beaches and stunning sunsets. Don’t be tempted into shell collecting without understanding the strict collecting rules that apply on the islands. Dolphin watching cruises are also popular from here.

  • Key location: Gulf Coast
  • Gulf Coast

Relax on white sands

Day 11

Another day in paradise

A third day in the Sanibel area to relax before you’ll move onto happening Miami’s South Beach.

  • Key location: Gulf Coast
  • Gulf Coast

Everglades airboat

Day 12

The Everglades and Miami Beach

On the drive west to the glitz and glamour of Miami you’ll drive down “Alligator Alley” which passes through over 1.5 million acres of subtropical wetlands filled with crocodiles, alligators, manatees and even panthers and more. This vast natural wonder can be further explored by taking guided tours on canoes or trilling airboats. If you prefer to head straight to the glamour of Miami, then you can spend the afternoon settling into your Miami Beach hotel or exploring South Beach.

  • Key location: The Everglades
  • Miami Beach
  • 168 Miles

Ocean Drive, Miami

Day 13

Miami art deco style and glamour

Miles of sandy beaches which are backed with glitzy Art Deco hotels and sprinkled with attractive residents coming to and from model castings. A great place to cruise around, walk the boardwalk or enjoy a meal while people watching. Forget Miami Vice, this area is classy and the hotels are amongst Americas best.

  • Key location: Miami Beach
  • Miami Beach

South Beach, Miami

Day 14

Relax by the pool before flying home

Relax by the pool or on the beach before returning the car at the airport and flying home after seeing so much of what the Sunshine State has to offer.

  • Key location: Miami Beach
  • Fly Home
  • 11 Miles

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