10 days in Florida Itinerary

10 days in Florida Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Florida visit planner
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Key West
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Marathon
— 1 night
Drive
3
Islamorada
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Miami Beach
— 2 nights
Drive to Miami International Airport, Fly to Lagos

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Key West — 2 nights

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.
Get some historical perspective at Truman Little White House and Fort Zachary Taylor. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Curry Mansion Inn. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mary Star of the Sea, browse the exhibits of 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, and view the masterpieces at Alan S. Maltz Gallery.

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Lagos, Nigeria to Key West is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from West Africa Standard Time (WAT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Lagos in January, with highs in Key West at 28°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Marathon.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife

Marathon — 1 night

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church, get all the information you need at Pigeon Key, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park.

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Getting from Key West to Marathon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Marathon are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Islamorada.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trip

Islamorada — 2 nights

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Lobster Trap Art Gift Shop and Gallery, view the masterpieces at Old Road Gallery, then stroll through Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then take in the exciting artwork at Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Indian Key State Historic Site. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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You can drive from Marathon to Islamorada in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Islamorada sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Miami Beach.
Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trip

Miami Beach — 2 nights

Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 27th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, then wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and finally wander the streets of Collins Avenue. Keep things going the next day: gain insight with Art Deco Tours, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Aventura Mall.

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Drive from Islamorada to Miami Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Miami Beach are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks
Side Trips

Florida travel guide

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Disney Parks & Activities · Beaches · Theme Parks
The Sunshine State
The “Sunshine State,” Florida became a favorite winter destination for the affluent crowd over a century ago. Today, the state attracts visitors from around the world with its golden beaches and modern theme parks. You can spend your entire vacation enjoying the state's highly developed seaside areas, but remember that some of Florida's best-kept secrets are in secluded locations. Visit the big cities and their comfortable resorts offering top-notch dining and nightlife, but leave some time to see the peninsula's swampy landscape, filled with wild creatures and native plants. Farther away from the tourist-packed urban areas, the untamed wetlands of Florida offer a selection of things to do, such as kayaking, boat rides, and numerous other outdoor activities.