31 days in Southeast Florida Itinerary

31 days in Southeast Florida Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Denver
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  8 h
1
Key West
— 8 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Islamorada
— 5 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Key Largo
— 5 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
5
Everglades National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Train + Bus:  3 h 15 min
6
Miami Beach
— 4 nights
+4
Bus + Tram + Fly + Foot + Train:  7 h 15 min
End: Denver

8
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 (Sun) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, make a trip to Southernmost Point, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, and contemplate the long history of Curry Mansion.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Key West day trip planner.

Denver to Key West is an approximately 8- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, taxi, and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Denver to Key West, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Denver in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Key West: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
Mallory Square ©
Mallory Square

3
nights
Marathon, Florida Keys

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Marathon is known for wildlife, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park, examine the collection at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, look for all kinds of wild species at National Key Deer Refuge, and take in the exciting artwork at Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Marathon trip planner.

Take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Big Pine Key
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

5
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Islamorada is known for wildlife, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cast your line with a fishing tour, step off the mainland to explore Windley Key, immerse yourself in nature at Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Pasta Pantaleo Signature Gallery.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Islamorada online itinerary planner.

Drive from Marathon to Islamorada in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Islamorada sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Florida Keys Brewing Company ©
Florida Keys Brewing Company
Indian Key State Historic Site ©
Indian Key State Historic Site

5
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.
Key Largo is known for wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable tour with Tours, see the vivid underwater world at Grecian Rocks, identify plant and animal life at North Dry Rocks, and step aboard USCG Duane.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Key Largo trip maker tool.

Key Largo is very close to Islamorada. In October, daytime highs in Key Largo are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Scuba & Snorkeling
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center

5
nights
Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park ©
A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S.
Everglades National Park is known for wildlife, trails, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Shark Valley Visitor Center, take in the waterfront at West Lake Trail, hike along Gumbo Limbo Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Ingraham Highway.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Everglades National Park visit site.

You can take a bus from Key Largo to Everglades National Park in 2 hours. October in Everglades National Park sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Slough Slog ©
Slough Slog
Mrazek Pond ©
Mrazek Pond

4
nights
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Venture out of the city with trips to Aventura Mall (in Aventura), Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (in Coral Gables) and JP Outfitters Inc. (in Hollywood). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, shop like a local with Bayside Marketplace, take a leisurely stroll along Miami Beach Boardwalk, and make a trip to Collins Avenue.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Miami Beach online trip builder.

Traveling by bus from Everglades National Park to Miami Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Miami Beach can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Miami, Aventura Mall, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, JP Outfitters Inc.
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

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