9 days in Continental USA Itinerary

9 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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9 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Houston
Fly + shuttle:  8​h
Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Savannah
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Houston

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.
Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Marathon trip itinerary maker site .

Houston to Marathon is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Houston to Marathon, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, Marathon is somewhat warmer than Houston - with highs of 81°F and lows of 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, Sunset Park Beach
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The Turtle Hospital
The Turtle Hospital
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, then take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally make a trip to Southernmost Point. On the next day, cruise along The Overseas Highway and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Key West trip planner .

Drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Savannah.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Adventure
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Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Audubon House & Tropical Gardens ©
Audubon House & Tropical Gardens

3
days
Savannah

Savannah ©
Savannah is the oldest city in the U.S.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum and The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Get outdoors at Coligny Beach and Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Change things up with a short trip to Tybee Island Beach in Tybee Island (about 34 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, contemplate the long history of Fort Pulaski National Monument, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Savannah trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Key West to Savannah takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Key West in March, expect nights in Savannah to be cooler, around 50°F, while days are slightly colder, around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Tybee Island, Hilton Head
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Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum

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