5 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

5 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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5 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + shuttle:  7​h 30​min
1
Key Largo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Marathon
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
End: New York City

1
night
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.
To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Key Largo online attractions planner .

New York City to Key Largo is an approximately 22.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Traveling from New York City in April, expect Key Largo to be much warmer, temps between 83°F and 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Parks
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1
night
Marathon

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 27th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, then kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Marathon day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Marathon when traveling from Key Largo in April, with lows around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to catcht the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

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Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center

2
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Parasailing & Paragliding. Get some cultural insight at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Truman Little White House. The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Key West online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Marathon to Key West by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In April, daytime highs in Key West are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Parasailing & Paragliding

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