5 days in Florida Itinerary

5 days in Florida Itinerary

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5 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + Shuttle:  10​h 30​min
1
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Key Largo
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, cast your line with a fishing tour, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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

San Francisco to Marathon is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in December; daily highs in Marathon reach 80°F and lows reach 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience and then identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Key Largo vacation planner .

You can drive from Marathon to Key Largo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Marathon in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Key Largo, with lows of 66°F. You'll set off for home on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Swim with Dolphins

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