15 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

15 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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15 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  6​h
1
Key West
— 6 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Marathon
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Key Largo
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: New York City

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.
Spend the 4th (Wed) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, take in the waterfront at Mallory Square, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and don't miss a visit to Duval Street.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Key West vacation maker site .

New York City to Key West is an approximately 6-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from New York City in March, with highs in Key West at 79°F and lows at 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Tours
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Mallory Square ©
Mallory Square

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marathon: Islamorada (Florida Keys Brewing Company & Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park) and National Key Deer Refuge (in Big Pine Key). There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church, identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Marathon road trip site .

Take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March in Marathon, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Key Largo.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Big Pine Key, Islamorada
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

4
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.
Step out of Key Largo with an excursion to Fishing Charters & Tours in Islamorada--about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, step aboard African Queen Canal Cruise, and stop by Petals With Pizzazz.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Key Largo itinerary planning website .

Drive from Marathon to Key Largo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Marathon in March since evenings lows in Key Largo dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key Largo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Islamorada
Highlights from your plan
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

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