11 days in Kansas City & Florida Keys Itinerary

11 days in Kansas City & Florida Keys Itinerary

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11 days in Kansas City & Florida Keys Itinerary

Kansas City
Kansas City
— Few hours
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Key West
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
Big Pine Key
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
Marathon
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
Islamorada
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  8​h
Kansas City

few
hours
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kansas City driving holiday site .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Kansas City. In March, daytime highs in Kansas City are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Key West.

Things to do in Kansas City

#Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jesse James Bank Museum
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Jesse James Bank Museum ©
Jesse James Bank Museum

4
days
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Scuba & Snorkeling. Escape the urban bustle at Kayaking & Canoeing and Audubon House & Tropical Gardens. There's lots more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, examine the collection at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, and visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Key West online sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Kansas City to Key West in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Key West due to the time zone difference. In March, Key West is warmer than Kansas City - with highs of 79°F and lows of 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Key West

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
day
Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at National Key Deer Refuge and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Big Pine Key online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Key West to Big Pine Key in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In March in Big Pine Key, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge

2
days
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 13th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center and then kick back and relax at Sunset Park Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge, then stroll through Sombrero Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Marathon trip itinerary tool .

Marathon is just a short distance from Big Pine Key. In March in Marathon, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Sunset Park Beach
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Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

3
days
Islamorada

Islamorada ©
Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Anne's Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center and Molasses Reef. The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, take an in-depth tour of History of Diving Museum, look for gifts at Petals With Pizzazz, and shop like a local with Old Road Gallery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Islamorada route planner .

Getting from Marathon to Islamorada by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in March, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Islamorada

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Key Largo, Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Molasses Reef ©
Molasses Reef

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