5 days in Florida Itinerary

5 days in Florida Itinerary

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5 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly + shuttle:  8​h
1
Marathon
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Islamorada
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Houston

3
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.
On the next day, kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Marathon visit site .

Houston to Marathon is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, Marathon is a bit warmer than Houston - with highs of 80°F and lows of 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

1
night
Islamorada

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 29th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at History of Diving Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and then head outdoors with A Lil' Tail Charters. Here are some ideas for day two: choose your vessel at Robbie's of Islamorada and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Anne's Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Islamorada itinerary builder .

Getting from Marathon to Islamorada by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Islamorada are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Islamorada

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
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Robbie's of Islamorada ©
Robbie's of Islamorada
History of Diving Museum ©
History of Diving Museum

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