5 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

5 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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5 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: Lafayette
Fly + shuttle:  7​h 30​min
1
Islamorada
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
2
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Lafayette

1
night
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Old Road Gallery, then stop by Bella Sol Fragrance Bar and Gifts, then view the masterpieces at Pasta Pantaleo Signature Gallery, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Islamorada trip itinerary builder site .

Lafayette to Islamorada is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lafayette to Islamorada. Traveling from Lafayette in March, expect Islamorada to be somewhat warmer, temps between 81°F and 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Pasta Pantaleo Signature Gallery ©
Pasta Pantaleo Signature Gallery
Old Road Gallery ©
Old Road Gallery

3
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.
For shopping fun, head to Alan S. Maltz Gallery or Emerald's International. Get some cultural insight at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and 7 Artists & Friends Gallery. Go for a jaunt from Key West to Big Pine Key to see Bahia Honda State Park about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor, and shop like a local with KEPart Studio-Gallery.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Key West day trip website .

Getting from Islamorada to Key West by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

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