12 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

12 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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12 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Shuttle:  14​h 15​min
1
Key Largo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Key West
— 4 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Marathon
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: London

2
nights
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 20th (Sat), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Anne's Beach. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Molasses Reef and then admire the majestic nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Key Largo trip builder website .

London, UK to Key Largo is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from London to Key Largo, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Key Largo is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Key West.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Anne's Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Molasses Reef ©
Molasses Reef

4
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.
Spend the 23rd (Tue) airborne with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, make a trip to Southernmost Point, and choose your vessel at Fun In The Sun Key West.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Key West takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Key West are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

4
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
We've included these beaches for you: Bahia Honda State Park and Sunset Park Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Out of the Blue Gallery in Big Pine Key (about 32 minutes away). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sombrero Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at San Pablo Catholic Church, identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and get answers to all your questions at Pigeon Key Foundation.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Marathon journey planner .

You can take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In July, daytime highs in Marathon are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Big Pine Key, Sunset Park Beach, Looe Key (Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary)
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

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