5 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

5 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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5 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Marathon
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Orlando

1
day
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 4th (Tue): kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and finally kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Marathon route builder tool .

Orlando to Marathon is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Orlando in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 79°F in Marathon. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Key West.

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
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

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.
Get in touch with nature at Fort Zachary Taylor and Fishing Charters & Tours. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Truman Little White House and Audubon House & Tropical Gardens. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, take in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and shop like a local with Key West Pottery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Key West route maker tool .

You can take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Key West, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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