10 days in Dry Tortugas National Park & Key West Itinerary

10 days in Dry Tortugas National Park & Key West Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Florida Keys holiday planner

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Dry Tortugas National Park
— 1 day
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Key West
— 9 nights

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Dry Tortugas National Park

— 1 day
What Dry Tortugas National Park lacks in size, it makes up for in abundance of marine life.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): head off the coast to Garden Key, take in the dramatic natural features at Little Africa, then contemplate the long history of Fort Jefferson, and finally explore the striking landscape at Tortugas Banks.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dry Tortugas National Park driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Dry Tortugas National Park. April in Dry Tortugas National Park sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 74°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Key West.

Things to do in Dry Tortugas National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Key West

— 9 nights

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Explore hidden gems such as Dolphin Research Center and Saint Mary Star of the Sea. Bring the kids along to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Sombrero Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Key West side-trips: Marathon (Old Seven Mile Bridge, Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters, &more). There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, explore the world behind art at Key West Museum of Art & History at the Custom House, take in the pleasant sights at West Martello Tower, and admire the natural beauty at Key West Garden Club.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Key West tour planner.

Getting from Dry Tortugas National Park to Key West by ferry takes about 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Key West are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

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