Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Jacksonville to Tampa. If you're planning a road trip to Tampa, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
9:00 am start in Jacksonville
drive for about 57 minutes
9:57 am St Augustine Beach (Florida)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 10:57 am
drive for about 2 hours
5:43 pm Brandon (Florida)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:43 pm
drive for about 19 minutes
driving ≈ 4.5 hours
St Augustine Beach (Florida)
Castillo De San Marcos National Monument (3 mentions)
restaurants around St Augustine Beach (Florida):
Orlando (159 answers)
The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter (16 mentions)
Universal CityWalk (8 mentions)
Universal's Islands of Adventure (7 mentions)
Universal Studios Islands of Adventure (5 mentions)
Orlando Premium Outlets - International Dr (5 mentions)
restaurants around Orlando:
Cafe Tu Tu Tango
Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville
Hard Rock Cafe
hotels around Orlando:
Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort
Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando, Autograph Collection
questions about Orlando:
How many days for Disney + universal?
5 days in orlando not Disney
What to do during one day in Orlando that's not Disney World
Top golf courses in Orlando?
Fine dining for client meeting in Orlando
Brandon (Florida) (3 answers)
Yoga Loft Tampa (2 mentions)
Channelside Bay Plaza (2 mentions)
restaurants around Brandon (Florida):
Tre Amici @ The Bunker
hotels around Brandon (Florida):
Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?
The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Tampa.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Columbia Restaurant, which was mentioned 4 times on Trippy.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Ulele, which was mentioned 4 times.
Here are some more restaurants people talk about:
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This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:
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Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!
Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.
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