11 days in Key West & Washington DC Itinerary

11 days in Key West & Washington DC Itinerary

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11 days in Key West & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Key West
1
Key West
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Key West

7
nights
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Alan S. Maltz Gallery and Sunset Celebration. Get in touch with nature at Fort Zachary Taylor and Dry Tortugas National Park. When in Key West, make a side trip to see National Key Deer Refuge in Big Pine Key, approximately 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Key West trip itinerary builder website .

Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

National Key Deer Refuge
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Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

3
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Eastern Market. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind Antietam National Battlefield.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Key West to Washington DC takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Key West in July, Washington DC is a bit cooler at night with lows of 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Antietam National Battlefield, Horseshoe Casino
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Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Horseshoe Casino ©
Horseshoe Casino

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