6 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

6 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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6 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: Huntington
Fly + Drive:  9 h
1
Marathon
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Huntington

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Bahia Honda State Park and The Turtle Hospital. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marathon: Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier) and Robbie's of Islamorada (in Islamorada). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, identify plant and animal life at Pigeon Key Foundation, stroll through Anne's Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Pablo Catholic Church.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Marathon trip builder .

Huntington to Marathon is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Huntington in February, with highs in Marathon at 79°F and lows at 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park, Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

2
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 10th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and finally admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, steep yourself in history at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, then take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Key West trip itinerary planner .

Take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. February in Key West sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 68°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

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