5 days in Florida Keys & Miami Itinerary

5 days in Florida Keys & Miami Itinerary

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5 days in Florida Keys & Miami Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Key Largo
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Miami
— 3 nights
bus:  45​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

1
day
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.
On the 4th (Tue), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Key Largo online trip planner .

Fort Lauderdale to Key Largo is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Key Largo

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Parasailing & Paragliding

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then take in the waterfront at Mallory Square, and finally appreciate the history behind Florida Keys Historical Military Memorial.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Key West tour app .

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Key West takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in June, and nighttime lows around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Museums Wildlife
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Parasailing & Paragliding

3
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 6th (Thu), examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, then enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, and finally see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Miami Beach Boardwalk, then take a stroll through Lincoln Road, then kick back and relax at South Beach, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Miami trip website .

Fly from Key West to Miami in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Miami are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Miami

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Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

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