9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + tram:  5​h 45​min
Miami
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Key Largo
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
Islamorada
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
Marathon
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Key West
— 2 nights
Travel:  3​h 45​min
Dry Tortugas National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Chattanooga
— Few hours
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
End: New York City

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 16th (Fri), kick back and relax at South Beach and then wander the streets of Espanola Way.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Miami road trip website .

New York City to Miami is an approximately 6-hour combination of bus, flight, and tram. You can also do a combination of flight and tram; or drive. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from New York City in November: high temperatures in Miami hover around 82°F and lows are around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Miami

#Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites, #Parks

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Miami Beach
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Key Largo trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Miami to Key Largo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Key Largo

#Parks, #Nature, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then choose your vessel at Key Largo Adventures - an Islamorada Boat Charter.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Islamorada online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Key Largo to Islamorada in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, daytime highs in Islamorada are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

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

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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 20th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Marathon trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Islamorada to Marathon by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

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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

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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 21st (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square. Keep things going the next day: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Key West trip planner .

Traveling by car from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Key West sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Dry Tortugas National Park.

Things to do in Key West

#Adventure, #Outdoors, #Tours
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Mallory Square ©
Mallory Square

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Dry Tortugas National Park

Dry Tortugas National Park ©
What Dry Tortugas National Park lacks in size, it makes up for in abundance of marine life.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Tortugas Banks, then take in the dramatic natural features at Little Africa, and then steep yourself in history at Fort Jefferson.

To plan Dry Tortugas National Park vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Key West to Dry Tortugas National Park. In November, daily temperatures in Dry Tortugas National Park can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Dry Tortugas National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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Fort Jefferson ©
Fort Jefferson

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Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
On the 24th (Sat), explore the fascinating underground world of Ruby Falls, then meet the residents at Tennessee Aquarium, then snap pictures at Walnut Street Bridge, and finally get your game on at Escape Mission Chattanooga.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Chattanooga trip itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Dry Tortugas National Park to Chattanooga with the Route module. While traveling from Dry Tortugas National Park, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Chattanooga, ranging from highs of 63°F to lows of 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chattanooga

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Nature
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Escape Mission Chattanooga ©
Escape Mission Chattanooga
Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium
Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls

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