5 days in Miami & Key West Itinerary

5 days in Miami & Key West Itinerary

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5 days in Miami & Key West Itinerary

Start: Plattsburgh
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Plattsburgh

1
night
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 24th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then take a stroll through Lincoln Road, and then make a trip to Bayside Marketplace.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Miami trip site .

Plattsburgh to Miami is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Plattsburgh in January: high temperatures in Miami hover around 77°F and lows are around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lincoln Road
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Bayside Marketplace ©
Bayside Marketplace
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square, then examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally don't miss a visit to Duval Street. On the next day, take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway, don't miss a visit to Southernmost Point, then steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Key West driving holiday planning app .

You can fly from Miami to Key West in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Museums Tours
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Mallory Square ©
Mallory Square

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