8 days in Orlando, Tampa & Jamaica Itinerary

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Orlando, United States
— 3 nights
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Tampa, United States
— 1 night
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Kingston, Jamaica
— 1 night
Drive
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Ocho Rios, Jamaica
— 2 nights
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Orlando, United States — 3 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Have a day of magic on the 9th (Sun) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 8th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure and take in nature's colorful creations at Harry P. Leu Gardens.

For where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Orlando online trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Orlando is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. In April, Orlando is warmer than Manchester - with highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Tampa.
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Tampa, United States — 1 night

Big Guava

Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
On the 12th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Imagine Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampa trip planner.

You can drive from Orlando to Tampa in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Tampa can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to fly to Kingston.
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Kingston, Jamaica — 1 night

The country's capital, Kingston offers all the excitement of a lively and storied city, while also housing the services and facilities travelers need to get around and see the rest of the island.
On the 13th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kingston trip planner.

Getting from Tampa to Kingston by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Traveling from Tampa in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 27°C in Kingston. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Ocho Rios.
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Ocho Rios, Jamaica — 2 nights

A trip to Ocho Rios, the tourist hub of Saint Ann Parish, offers travelers a staggering amount of activities and cultural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Blue Hole and then take in the dramatic scenery at Dunn's River Falls and Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ocho Rios trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Kingston to Ocho Rios in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Ocho Rios, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Jamaica travel guide

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The third most populous English-speaking country in the Americas, Jamaica remains a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, with the British monarch its official head of state. Jamaica tourism thrives thanks to the island nation's reputation for natural beauty, outstanding cuisine, and lively music scene. The country's landscape is as diverse as its population, its tropical climate supporting varied ecosystems that include everything from savannahs to rugged mountain slopes. For most visitors, a holiday in Jamaica is a largely outdoor affair, with hiking, fishing, golfing, camping, snorkeling, horseback riding, and kite surfing among the most popular things to do.
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