6 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

6 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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6 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: Belfast
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  15​h
1
Marathon
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Belfast

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.
On the 17th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sombrero Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then stroll through Bahia Honda State Park.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Marathon tour planner.

Belfast, UK to Marathon is an approximately 15-hour combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Belfast to Marathon due to the time zone difference. In October, Marathon is much warmer than Belfast - with highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors 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.
Spend the 19th (Fri) airborne with a parasailing or paragliding tour. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, don't miss a visit to Southernmost Point, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, read our Key West trip planner .

Drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Key West, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

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

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