8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Edmonton
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Key West
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
Islamorada
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  13​h 15​min
Edmonton

3
days
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.
Spend the 21st (Wed) airborne with a parasailing or paragliding tour. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, admire the natural beauty at Oldest House & Garden Museum, cast your line with a fishing tour, and take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Key West journey builder tool .

Edmonton, Canada to Key West is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Edmonton to Key West, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Edmonton in March; daily highs in Key West reach 30°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Adventure
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Fishing Charters & Tours

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and finally take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge. On the next day, kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, and then stop by Hawks Cay Marina Dockside Store.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Marathon trip website .

Traveling by car from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Marathon are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

0
days
Islamorada

Islamorada ©
Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
To see where to stay and tourist information, read Islamorada trip builder tool .

Drive from Marathon to Islamorada in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in March, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Islamorada

#Museums, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trip

Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
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History of Diving Museum ©
History of Diving Museum

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