6 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

6 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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6 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Key West
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Marathon
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  8​h
End: Detroit

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.
Head to Uva Wine Shop & Bar and Kermit's Key West Key Lime Shoppefor plenty of shopping. Get some historical perspective at Fort Zachary Taylor and Key West Cemetery. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, hunt for treasures at Sunset Celebration, look for gifts at De La Gallery, and take in the waterfront at Mallory Square.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Key West journey maker site .

Detroit to Key West is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In December, Key West is warmer than Detroit - with highs of 79°F and lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Outdoors Shopping
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Parasailing & Paragliding

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park, stop by Out of the Blue Gallery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then kick back and relax at Anne's Beach, and then look for gifts at Bayshore Clothing.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Marathon road trip tool .

Traveling by bus from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Big Pine Key, Anne's Beach, Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

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