3 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

3 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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3 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Key West
— Few hours
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Marathon
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Islamorada
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h
End: Tampa

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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.
On the 31st (Fri), get interesting insight from Tours, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West travel route planner .

Tampa to Key West is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 81°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Adventure Spas
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Spas & Wellness
Key West Cemetery ©
Key West Cemetery

1
night
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park, and then take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Marathon trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in August, and nighttime lows around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Seven Mile Bridge ©
Seven Mile Bridge

1
night
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
On the 2nd (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then stroll through Anne's Beach, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Islamorada travel route website .

You can drive from Marathon to Islamorada in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Islamorada sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 79°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Anne's Beach ©
Anne's Beach

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