6 days in Key West, Miami & Detroit Itinerary

6 days in Key West, Miami & Detroit Itinerary

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6 days in Key West, Miami & Detroit Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
3
Detroit
— Few hours
Fly:  6 h
End: New York City

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.
On the 5th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and then stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Key West online day trip planner .

New York City to Key West is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. When traveling from New York City in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Key West, with highs around 82°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
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Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

3
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.
Visiting Shark Valley and Gumbo Limbo Trail will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Lincoln Road and Freedom Tower. Go for a jaunt from Miami to Everglades National Park to see Anhinga Trail about 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Tours, and wander the streets of Art Deco Historic District.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Miami route website .

Do a combination of flight and tram from Key West to Miami in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Miami sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Everglades National Park
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

few
hours
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Detroit road trip tool .

You can do a combination of tram, flight, and bus from Miami to Detroit in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Miami in April, with highs in Detroit at 58°F and lows at 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Detroit

Shopping

Side Trip

Polish Art Center
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Polish Art Center ©
Polish Art Center

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