6 days in Florida Keys, New Orleans Area & Miami Itinerary

6 days in Florida Keys, New Orleans Area & Miami Itinerary

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6 days in Florida Keys, New Orleans Area & Miami Itinerary

Start: Islamorada
bus:  2​h
1
Key West
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Marathon
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Metairie
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Miami
— 1 night
End: Miami

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, admire the natural beauty at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, then examine the collection at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary maker .

Islamorada to Key West is an approximately 2-hour bus ride. You can also drive. In November in Key West, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Tours Outdoors
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Spas & Wellness
Audubon House & Tropical Gardens ©
Audubon House & Tropical Gardens

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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 17th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Pigeon Key Foundation, then identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

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You can take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Metairie.

Things to do in Marathon

Historic Sites Spas Museums
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San Pablo Catholic Church ©
San Pablo Catholic Church
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Pigeon Key Foundation ©
Pigeon Key Foundation

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Metairie

Metairie ©
Metairie is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States and is a major part of the New Orleans Metropolitan Area. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): get outside with TPC of Louisiana, admire the striking features of Destrehan Plantation, and then explore and take pictures at Shrine on Airline.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Marathon to Metairie. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Marathon to Metairie due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Marathon, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Metairie, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Metairie

Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Destrehan Plantation, TPC of Louisiana
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TPC of Louisiana ©
TPC of Louisiana
Destrehan Plantation ©
Destrehan Plantation
Shrine on Airline ©
Shrine on Airline

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 19th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Amelia Earhart Park and then visit a coastal fixture at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami online vacation planner .

Explore your travel options from Metairie to Miami with the Route module. Traveling from Metairie to Miami, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Metairie in November: high temperatures in Miami hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, Amelia Earhart Park
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Amelia Earhart Park ©
Amelia Earhart Park
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park ©

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