6 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

6 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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6 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly + shuttle:  8​h 30​min
1
Marathon
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Minneapolis

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 13th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Park Beach, then take in the views from Old Seven Mile Bridge, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Marathon travel itinerary planner.

Minneapolis to Marathon is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in December, things will get warmer in Marathon: highs are around 80°F and lows about 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sunset Park Beach
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Sunset Park Beach ©
Sunset Park Beach
Spas & Wellness
Old Seven Mile Bridge ©
Old Seven Mile Bridge

3
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spas & Wellness and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, engage your brain at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, look for gifts at Peppers of Key West, and go for a walk through Key West Garden Club.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Key West journey builder app .

Traveling by bus from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Key West are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Adventure Tours Outdoors
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Spas & Wellness
Saint Mary Star of the Sea ©
Saint Mary Star of the Sea

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