12 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

12 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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Key Largo
— 2 nights
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Marathon
— 3 nights
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Key West
— 5 nights

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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.
On the 6th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Molasses Reef. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at History of Diving Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery, and then stop by Bass Pro Shops.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Key Largo online holiday planner.

Columbia to Key Largo is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Key Largo are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Islamorada
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Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park ©
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

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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.
Kids will enjoy Bahia Honda State Park and Sombrero Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Bella Sol Fragrance Bar and Gifts in Islamorada (about 3 hours away). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, enjoy the sand and surf at Anne's Beach, see the vivid underwater world at Sombrero Reef, and browse the exhibits of Crane Point Museum & Nature Center.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Marathon tour planner.

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in August, and nighttime lows around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Islamorada, Big Pine Key
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

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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.
Family-friendly places like The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Dry Tortugas National Park will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, observe the fascinating underwater world at Key West Aquarium, don't miss a visit to Duval Street, and identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Key West trip app.

You can drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in August, and nighttime lows around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Museums · Outdoors
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
Key West Aquarium ©
Key West Aquarium

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