6 days in New Orleans, Fort Myers & Key West Itinerary

6 days in New Orleans, Fort Myers & Key West Itinerary

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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Fort Myers
— 1 night
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Key West
— 2 nights

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, stroll around New Orleans City Park, stop by Faulkner House Books, and don't miss a visit to French Quarter.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip itinerary planner.

Tampa to New Orleans is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tampa to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tampa in September, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (83°F), and nights are a bit warmer (83°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Fort Myers.

Things to do in New Orleans

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The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
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Garden District

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Fort Myers

Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): wander the streets of Edison Park, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Harbour View Gallery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Fort Myers attractions planning app.

You can fly from New Orleans to Fort Myers in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to Fort Myers, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in September, expect nights in Fort Myers to be little chillier, around 74°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 90°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Fort Myers

Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Edison Park ©
Edison Park
Spas

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Key West

Key West ©

Conch Republic

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 7th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, take in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Papa's Pilar Rum Distillery, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Alan S. Maltz Gallery, then don't miss a visit to Duval Street, then stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, and finally look for gifts at Peppers of Key West.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Key West trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Fort Myers to Key West in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Fort Myers in September, Key West is a bit warmer at night with lows of 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
Scuba & Snorkeling

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