15 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

15 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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15 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Fly + shuttle:  12​h 30​min
1
Key Largo
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Key West
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Marathon
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  14​h
End: Madrid

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.
Old Road Gallery and The Rain Barrel Artisan Village are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery and Gallery Moradafor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Islamorada (Bella Sol Fragrance Bar and Gifts, Latitude 25 Clothing Company, & more). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, look for gifts at florida keys key lime products, appreciate the history behind Christ of the Deep, and explore and take pictures at African Queen Canal Cruise.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Key Largo trip itinerary website .

Madrid, Spain to Key Largo is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. When traveling from Madrid in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Key Largo, with highs around 33°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Key West.

Things to do in Key Largo

Shopping Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Islamorada
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History of Diving Museum ©
History of Diving Museum
African Queen Canal Cruise ©
African Queen Canal Cruise

5
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.
Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum and Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum and Alan S. Maltz Gallery. The adventure continues: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, view the masterpieces at Key West Pottery, get a taste of the local shopping with Rock House Masterpieces, and stop by Isle Cook Key West.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West day trip tool .

Getting from Key Largo to Key West by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Saint Mary Star of the Sea ©
Saint Mary Star of the Sea
Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum ©

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.
Head to Artists in Paradise Gallery and Christina's Consignment Boutiquefor some retail therapy. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin Research Center and Out of the Blue Gallery. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge, look for gifts at Bayshore Clothing, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Marathon road trip planning app .

Traveling by bus from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Big Pine Key, Sunset Park Beach
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Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center
Sunset Park Beach ©
Sunset Park Beach

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