14 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

14 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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14 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Key West
— 6 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Marathon
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Key Largo
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  8​h
End: Toronto

6
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.
Family-friendly places like Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum will thrill your kids. You'll explore and learn at Truman Little White House and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, identify plant and animal life at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, take in the waterfront at Mallory Square, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Plan my day in Key West using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Toronto, Canada to Key West is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in December, with highs in Key West at 30°C and lows at 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

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Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

3
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bahia Honda State Park and Sombrero Beach. Kids will enjoy National Key Deer Refuge and Pigeon Key Foundation. Step out of Marathon to go to Big Pine Key and see Out of the Blue Gallery, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, and snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Marathon planning tool .

You can take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Big Pine Key
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center

4
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center and Molasses Reef. Explore Key Largo's surroundings by going to Islamorada (Islamorada Beer Company Brewery and Tasting Room, Fishing Charters & Tours, & more). And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, shop like a local with Old Road Gallery, and meet the residents at Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Key Largo road trip planning tool .

Getting from Marathon to Key Largo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Marathon in January, expect slightly colder with lows of 19°C in Key Largo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Islamorada
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