6 days in Florida Itinerary

6 days in Florida Itinerary

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6 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Key West
— 3 nights
bus:  45​min
2
Big Pine Key
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Miami Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Dallas

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.
On the 5th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Curry Mansion. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor, 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 stop by De La Gallery.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Key West trip planner.

Dallas to Key West is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Dallas in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Key West, with lows around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Key West

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

1
night
Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, and then kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Big Pine Key route planning site .

Traveling by car from Key West to Big Pine Key takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Big Pine Key can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

1
night
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): make a trip to Collins Avenue, wander the streets of Art Deco Historic District, and then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Haulover Beach Park, then get a taste of the local shopping with Aventura Mall, and then shop like a local with Lincoln Road.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Miami Beach trip app .

Drive from Big Pine Key to Miami Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and tram; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In May in Miami Beach, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Haulover Beach Park, Aventura Mall
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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