60 days in Southeast Florida Itinerary

60 days in Southeast Florida Itinerary

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60 days in Southeast Florida Itinerary

Start: Blue Mountains
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Fort Lauderdale
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Homestead
— 7 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Key Largo
— 10 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Islamorada
— 10 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Marathon
— 8 nights
Drive:  30​min
6
Big Pine Key
— 4 nights
bus:  45​min
7
Key West
— 11 nights
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
End: Blue Mountains

9
nights
Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale ©
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Change things up with these side-trips from Fort Lauderdale: Miami (Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Bayside Marketplace, & more), Coral Springs Museum of Art (in Coral Springs) and Miami Beach (Collins Avenue, The Wolfsonian - Florida International University, & more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA), get engrossed in the history at Stranahan House, head outdoors with JP Outfitters Inc., and look for all kinds of wild species at Panther Ridge Conservation Center.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort Lauderdale tour itinerary planning app .

Blue Mountains, Canada to Fort Lauderdale is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Blue Mountains in March, with highs in Fort Lauderdale at 31°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Homestead.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Miami, Miami Beach, Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA), Garman Sculpture Works, Aventura Mall
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

7
nights
Homestead

Homestead ©
Homestead is a city within Miami-Dade County in the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Homestead: Everglades National Park (Shark Valley Visitor Center, West Lake Trail, & more), Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (in Coral Gables) and Everglades National Park (in Florida City). There's lots more to do: hike along Gumbo Limbo Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Anhinga Trail, pause for some serene contemplation at Life Pointe Church, and take an in-depth tour of Florida Pioneer Museum.

Before you visit Homestead, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Fort Lauderdale to Homestead takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daytime highs in Homestead are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Key Largo.

Things to do in Homestead

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Florida City, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail

10
nights
Key Largo

Key Largo ©
The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Step out of Key Largo to go to Key Colony Beach and see Coffins Patch, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore and take pictures at Spiegel Grove, look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Key Largo online visit planner .

Getting from Homestead to Key Largo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In April in Key Largo, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Islamorada.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Coffins Patch
Highlights from your plan
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Scuba & Snorkeling

10
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Step out of Islamorada to go to Sugarloaf Key and see American Shoal Lighthouse, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. There's much more to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, get outside with Satisfaction Charters Inc., find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and get to know the fascinating history of Indian Key State Historic Site.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Islamorada sightseeing site .

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Islamorada takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Islamorada when traveling from Key Largo in April, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Dooda Charters, American Shoal Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Florida Keys Brewing Company ©
Florida Keys Brewing Company
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park ©

8
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Get out of town with these interesting Marathon side-trips: Boondocks Miniature Golf (in Summerland Key) and Sugarloaf Key Bat Tower (in Sugarloaf). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, and head outdoors with Gemini Dream Charters.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Marathon trip planning site .

Drive from Islamorada to Marathon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Marathon are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Veterans Memorial Park, Sugarloaf Key Bat Tower, Boondocks Miniature Golf, Sunset Park Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©

4
nights
Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. Big Pine Key is known for nature, wildlife, adventure, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Bahia Honda State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at National Key Deer Refuge, make a trip to Adolphus Busch, and kick back and relax at Calusa Beach.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Big Pine Key itinerary builder tool .

Big Pine Key is very close to Marathon. In May, daytime highs in Big Pine Key are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Fishing Charters & Tours

11
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.
Spend the 12th (Tue) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, cast your line with a fishing tour, and don't miss a visit to Southernmost Point.

Before you visit Key West, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can take a bus from Big Pine Key to Key West in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 29°C. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Scuba & Snorkeling