7 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

7 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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7 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + Shuttle:  7 h 30 min
1
Key Largo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Marathon
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h
End: New York City

1
night
Key Largo

Key Largo ©
The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): stop by Sandal Kingdom, then identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Island Dolphin Care, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Key Largo trip planning site.

New York City to Key Largo is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in March, with highs in Key Largo at 79°F and lows at 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Marathon

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then head outdoors with Dee Cee Charters. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, and then kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Marathon trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Key Largo to Marathon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Key Largo in March, Marathon is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

3
nights
Key West

Key West ©
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.
Key West is known for wildlife, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, don't miss a visit to Truman Little White House, take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square, and look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Key West trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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