12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Fort Lauderdale
— Few hours
2
Islamorada
— 2 nights
3
Key West
— 4 nights
4
Marathon
— 3 nights
5
Key Largo
— 2 nights
6
Fort Lauderdale
— Few hours

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Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort Lauderdale road trip tool.

Atlantic City to Fort Lauderdale is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In December, Fort Lauderdale is warmer than Atlantic City - with highs of °F and lows of °F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Islamorada.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Outdoors Tours Parks

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nights
Islamorada

Islamorada
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 23rd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Florida Keys Visitor Center.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Islamorada online day trip planner.

Getting from Fort Lauderdale to Islamorada by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Islamorada can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Key West.

Things to do in Islamorada

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Florida Keys Visitor Center

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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.
You've added Jala Spa, Linda D Sportfishing, Fort Zachary Taylor, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Key West trip planner.

Traveling by car from Islamorada to Key West takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in December, and nighttime lows around °F. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

National Key Deer Refuge
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Linda D Sportfishing ©
Linda D Sportfishing
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory

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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.
You've added Captain Hook's, Curry Hammock State Park, Dolphin Research Center, and other attractions to your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Bahia Honda State Park and Robbie's of Islamorada. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Marathon online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Key West to Marathon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Marathon, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, Robbie's of Islamorada
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Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Curry Hammock State Park ©
Curry Hammock State Park

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Capt. Sterling's Everglades Eco-Tours, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park and Keys Diver Snorkel & Scuba. On the 1st (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): surround yourself with nature on Capt. Sterling's Everglades Eco-Tours, thenimmerse yourself in nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, and then take a memorable tour with Keys Diver Snorkel & Scuba.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Key Largo online travel route builder.

Drive from Marathon to Key Largo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Marathon in January, Key Largo is slightly colder at night with lows of °F. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Capt. Sterling's Everglades Eco-Tours ©
Capt. Sterling's Everglades Eco-Tours
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park ©
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

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Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale
To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Fort Lauderdale online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Fort Lauderdale takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 3rd (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Outdoors Tours Parks

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