6 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

6 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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6 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: Columbus
Fly:  6​h
1
Key West
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Marathon
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Columbus

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Fort Zachary Taylor. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, get engrossed in the history at Key West Firehouse Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Alan S. Maltz Gallery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Key West trip planner .

Columbus to Key West is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Columbus in July: high temperatures in Key West hover around 89°F and lows are around 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

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.
On the 17th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, then enjoy the sand and surf at Anne's Beach, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Marathon online trip maker .

Take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in July, and nighttime lows around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

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