18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Key Largo
1
Key Largo
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Big Pine Key
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
3
Key West
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Marathon
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Islamorada
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Key Largo

7
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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Anhinga Trail. Shop till you drop at Robert Is Here and Sandal Factory Outlet. Get out of town with these interesting Key Largo side-trips: Homestead (Everglades Alligator Farm & Coral Castle). Spend the 14th (Thu) on the water with a fishing tour. Spend the 16th (Sat) peacefully gliding across the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, appreciate the history behind Christ of the Deep, meet the residents at Island Dolphin Care, and zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Key Largo online journey planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Key Largo. February in Key Largo sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Homestead, Anhinga Trail
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Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Scuba & Snorkeling
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park ©

2
nights
Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at National Key Deer Refuge, then identify plant and animal life at Blue Hole, and then stop by Out of the Blue Gallery.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Big Pine Key route planning site .

You can drive from Key Largo to Big Pine Key in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Key Largo in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Big Pine Key, with lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Parks Wildlife Beaches
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pearl Key West, Key West Treasure Chest and Dry Tortugas National Park. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): look for gifts at Key West Treasure Chest, look for gifts at Pearl Key West, explore the striking landscape of Dry Tortugas National Park, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then view the masterpieces at Alan S. Maltz Gallery, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at KEPart Studio-Gallery, stroll through Fort Zachary Taylor, then hunt for treasures at Sunset Celebration, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Key West trip itinerary maker site .

You can take a bus from Big Pine Key to Key West in an hour. Another option is to drive. In February, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Nature Shopping
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Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
Parasailing & Paragliding

3
nights
Marathon

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 21st (Thu), stroll through Sombrero Beach. On your second day here, look for gifts at Bayshore Clothing, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Marathon trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. February in Marathon sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 68°F at night. On the 24th (Sun), you'll travel to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Lobster Trap Art Gallery and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On your second day here, get a taste of the local shopping with Old Road Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at The Rain Barrel Artisan Village, look for gifts at Bella Sol Fragrance Bar and Gifts, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Morada, then enjoy the sand and surf at Anne's Beach, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Islamorada tour planning app .

Traveling by car from Marathon to Islamorada takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Islamorada, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding
Anne's Beach ©
Anne's Beach

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