5 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

5 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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5 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Key West
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Islamorada
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Newark

1
night
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.
On the 22nd (Fri), glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Key West itinerary planning website .

Newark to Key West is an approximately 6-hour flight. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Newark in March; daily highs in Key West reach 79°F and lows reach 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Spas & Wellness
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
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 24th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, then stroll through Sunset Park Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Marathon sightseeing website .

Take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, Sunset Park Beach
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Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center

1
night
Islamorada

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 26th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Anne's Beach, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Islamorada trip planner.

Traveling by car from Marathon to Islamorada takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Anne's Beach ©
Anne's Beach

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