10 days in Southeast Florida Itinerary

10 days in Southeast Florida Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southeast Florida vacation maker

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Key West
— 2 nights
Drive
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Big Pine Key
— 2 nights
Drive
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Islamorada
— 2 nights
Drive
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Key Largo
— 1 night
Drive
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Miami Beach
— 2 nights
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Key West

— 2 nights

Conch Republic

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, observe the fascinating underwater world at Key West Aquarium, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery.

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New York City to Key West is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In April, Key West is much hotter than New York City - with highs of 83°F and lows of 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Big Pine Key

— 2 nights
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. On the 21st (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at National Key Deer Refuge and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at SpaTerre at Little Palm Island Resort and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

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Traveling by car from Key West to Big Pine Key takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In April in Big Pine Key, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Islamorada.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Islamorada

— 2 nights

The Village of Islands

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
On the 23rd (Sat), browse the exhibits of Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Turtle Hospital, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dolphin Research Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Anne's Beach, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Islamorada online journey planner.

You can drive from Big Pine Key to Islamorada in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in April, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Key Largo

— 1 night

Diving Capital of the World

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 25th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Island Dolphin Care.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Key Largo trip planner.

Key Largo is just a stone's throw from Islamorada. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Key Largo when traveling from Islamorada in April, with lows around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Miami Beach

— 2 nights

The World's Playground

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 26th (Tue), wander the streets of Lincoln Road, explore the world behind art at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Miami Children's Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Bayside Marketplace.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Miami Beach day trip planning site.

You can drive from Key Largo to Miami Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. April in Miami Beach sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips