6 days in Key West & Miami Itinerary

6 days in Key West & Miami Itinerary

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6 days in Key West & Miami Itinerary

Start: Charleston
Drive:  12​h
1
Key West
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Miami
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h
End: Charleston

1
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 2nd (Tue): examine the collection at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, then take in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends, and then stop by Peppers of Key West.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West online tour itinerary builder .

Charleston to Key West is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. Traveling from Charleston in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Key West, with lows around 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Peppers of Key West ©
Peppers of Key West
Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum ©

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): browse the different shops at Lincoln Road and then shop like a local with Collins Avenue. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Haulover Beach Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Las Olas Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Miami day trip planning website .

Fly from Key West to Miami in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. July in Miami sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Haulover Beach Park, Las Olas Beach
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Haulover Beach Park ©
Haulover Beach Park
Las Olas Beach ©
Las Olas Beach
South Beach ©
South Beach

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