38 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

38 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Key West
— 12 nights
2
Dry Tortugas National Park
— 2 nights
3
Stock Island
— 2 nights
4
Marathon
— 6 nights
5
Islamorada
— 7 nights
6
Key Largo
— 8 nights

12
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 2nd (Mon) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, take an unforgettable tour with Air Adventures Helicopter Tours, and don't miss a visit to Southernmost Point.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West trip planner.

Columbus to Key West is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Columbus in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Key West: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Dry Tortugas National Park.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Parks · 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
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Dry Tortugas National Park

Dry Tortugas National Park ©
What Dry Tortugas National Park lacks in size, it makes up for in abundance of marine life.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, identify plant and animal life at Looe Key (Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary), and then steep yourself in history at Fort Jefferson. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Garden Key, then take in the dramatic natural features at Little Africa, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tortugas Banks.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dry Tortugas National Park itinerary site.

Traveling by ferry from Key West to Dry Tortugas National Park takes 3 hours. In November in Dry Tortugas National Park, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Stock Island.

Things to do in Dry Tortugas National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Florida Keys
Highlights from your plan
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary ©
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
Garden Key ©
Garden Key

2
nights
Stock Island

Stock Island ©
Stock Island is a census-designated place (CDP) & Unincorporated community on an island of the same name in Monroe County, Florida, United States. On the 7th (Sat), look for gifts at Cudjoe Sales, cross one thing off your bucket list with Skydive Key West, then relax and rejuvenate at Angelic Moon Holistic Day Spa & APOTHECARY, and finally visit a coastal fixture at American Shoal Lighthouse. On the next day, make a trip to Sugarloaf Key Bat Tower, discover the deep blue sea with Sea Monkey Ocean Adventures, and then head outdoors with Key West Angling.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Stock Island trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Dry Tortugas National Park to Stock Island. In November, daily temperatures in Stock Island can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Stock Island

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cudjoe Key, Sugarloaf Key, Sugarloaf
Highlights from your plan
Skydive Key West ©
Skydive Key West
Angelic Moon Holistic Day Spa & APOTHECARY ©
Sea Monkey Ocean Adventures ©
Sea Monkey Ocean Adventures

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marathon: SpaTerre at Little Palm Island Resort (in Little Torch Key) and Big Pine Key (Out of the Blue Gallery, Artists in Paradise Gallery, &more). Next up on the itinerary: fly like a bird with Z Flight Watersports, see the vivid underwater world at Coffins Patch, kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, and identify plant and animal life at National Key Deer Refuge.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Marathon trip planner.

You can drive from Stock Island to Marathon in an hour. November in Marathon sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Big Pine Key, SpaTerre at Little Palm Island Resort, Coffins Patch
Highlights from your plan
Z Flight Watersports ©
Z Flight Watersports
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

7
nights
Islamorada

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: fulfill a lifelong dream with Theater of the Sea, head outdoors with Pelican Cove Resort, explore the gorgeous colors at Alligator Reef Light House, and take a memorable tour with Florida Keys Jetpacks.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Islamorada trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Marathon to Islamorada takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Islamorada, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Theater of the Sea ©
Theater of the Sea
Island Flow Yoga ©
Island Flow Yoga
Florida Keys Brewing Company ©
Florida Keys Brewing Company

8
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: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, immerse yourself in nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Grecian Rocks, and test your problem-solving skills at Kingdom Escape Games.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Key Largo trip itinerary planner.

Key Largo is just a short distance from Islamorada. In November, daily temperatures in Key Largo can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kingdom Escape Games ©
Kingdom Escape Games
Scuba & Snorkeling
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park ©
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

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