10 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

10 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Florida Keys attractions planner
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Key West
— 3 nights
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Marathon
— 3 nights
Drive
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Islamorada
— 1 night
Drive
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Key Largo
— 2 nights
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Key West — 3 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 cultural insight at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum and Saint Mary Star of the Sea. Key West Museum of Art & History at the Custom House and Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, observe the fascinating underwater world at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, and view the masterpieces at Key West Local Luxe -Jewelry Store.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West trip planner.

New York City to Key West is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from New York City in February: high temperatures in Key West hover around 78°F and lows are around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Marathon.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Marathon — 3 nights

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Get some cultural insight at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center and San Pablo Catholic Church. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sombrero Beach and Curry Hammock State Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the gorgeous colors at Sombrero Reef, stroll through Sunset Park Beach, cast your line with a fishing tour, and snap pictures at Old Seven Mile Bridge.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Marathon trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Islamorada.
Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
Side Trip

Islamorada — 1 night

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 14th (Mon): sample the tasty concoctions at Florida Keys Brewing Company, then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery - MM82.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Islamorada vacation maker website.

Getting from Marathon to Islamorada by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Key Largo.
Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Key Largo — 2 nights

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.
On the 15th (Tue), cast your line with Florida Keys Flats Fishing, observe the fascinating underwater world at Island Dolphin Care, and then kick back and relax at Harry Harris Park. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Key Largo Baptist Church, then see the vivid underwater world at Grecian Rocks, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Key Largo travel itinerary planner.

Key Largo is very close to Islamorada. Traveling from Islamorada in February, Key Largo is little chillier at night with lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.
Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Florida Keys travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Landmarks · Parasailing & Paragliding
An archipelago of about 1,700 islands extending in a gentle arc south and southwest of Florida's mainland, the Florida Keys divide the Atlantic from the Gulf of Mexico. Many visitors on vacation come to scuba dive in the coral reefs, fossilized and exposed as sea levels declined over thousands of years. In addition to being one of the world's top diving and fishing spots, the Keys feature hundreds of shops, restaurants, bars, and various tourist attractions, most of them crowded all year long with visitors on vacation. To soak up the Keys' atmosphere and discover writer Ernest Hemingway's former haunts, drive from one island to the other all the way to Key West, located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba.