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
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
West Palm Beach
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Miami Beach
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Key Largo
— 9 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Islamorada
— 10 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Marathon
— 7 nights
Drive:  30​min
6
Big Pine Key
— 4 nights
bus:  45​min
7
Key West
— 12 nights
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
End: Blue Mountains

8
nights
West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach ©
With a warm climate and sandy stretches, it's no surprise that West Palm Beach is a popular vacation spot.
Head to Worth Avenue and Ground Floor Farmfor plenty of shopping. You'll get in some beach time at John D. MacArthur Beach State Park and Santa Lucea Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Panther Ridge Conservation Center (in Wellington), Stuart (Namaste, Geoffrey C. Smith Galleries - Studio, & more) and Jensen Beach (Jensen Beach Causeway Park, Herman’s Bay Beach, & more). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wakodahatchee Wetlands, browse the different shops at The Gardens Mall, browse the eclectic array of goods at The Gardens GreenMarket, and stroll through Coral Cove Park.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the West Palm Beach trip planner .

Blue Mountains, Canada to West Palm Beach is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Blue Mountains in March, with highs in West Palm Beach at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Miami Beach.

Things to do in West Palm Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Stuart, Jensen Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Delray Beach, Riviera Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panther Ridge Conservation Center ©
Panther Ridge Conservation Center
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park ©
Worth Avenue ©
Worth Avenue

9
nights
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at South Beach and Haulover Beach Park. Shop till you drop at Lincoln Road and Ocean Drive. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami Beach: Dolphin Mall (in Miami), Aventura Mall (in Aventura) and Everglades National Park (Shark Valley Visitor Center, Pineland Trail, & more). There's much more to do: browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hollywood Beach, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and wander the streets of Collins Avenue.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Miami Beach travel planner.

Traveling by car from West Palm Beach to Miami Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Miami Beach are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami, Coral Gables, Everglades National Park, Hollywood Beach, Pinecrest Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Aventura Mall ©
Aventura Mall

9
nights
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.
Head to Shell World Florida Keys and Sandal Factory Outletfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Key Largo side-trips: Homestead (Schnebly Redland's Winery, Coral Castle, & more), Coffins Patch (in Key Colony Beach) and Anhinga Trail (in Everglades National Park). Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, get interesting insight from Tours, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Key Largo trip planner .

Getting from Miami Beach to Key Largo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Key Largo can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Key Largo

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Homestead, Coffins Patch, Anhinga Trail
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Sandal Factory Outlet ©
Sandal Factory Outlet

10
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Head to Zero Dress Code Boutique and Gallery Moradafor some retail therapy. We've included these beaches for you: Anne's Beach and Library Beach Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Islamorada: Everglades National Park (Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail, 99 Mile Wilderness Waterway, & more). The adventure continues: cast your line with a fishing tour, take in the exciting artwork at Pasta Pantaleo Signature Gallery, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and get outside with Dee Cee Charters.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Islamorada day trip app .

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

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Everglades National Park
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Anne's Beach ©
Anne's Beach
Zero Dress Code Boutique ©
Zero Dress Code Boutique

7
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.
Head to Christina's Consignment Boutique and Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photographyfor plenty of shopping. We've included these beaches for you: Sombrero Beach and Coco Plum Beach. Step out of Marathon with an excursion to Sugarloaf Key Bat Tower in Sugarloaf--about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Park Beach, identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Marathon travel planner.

You can drive from Islamorada to Marathon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Marathon, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Sugarloaf Key Bat Tower, Sunset Park Beach, Veterans Memorial Park
Highlights from your plan
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
Sunset Park Beach ©
Sunset Park Beach
Spas & Wellness

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. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bahia Honda State Park and Calusa Beach. Shop till you drop at Out of the Blue Gallery and Artists in Paradise Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at National Key Deer Refuge, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, don't miss a visit to Adolphus Busch, and relax in the rural setting at Grimal Grove.

Start your trip to Big Pine Key by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Big Pine Key is just a stone's throw from Marathon. In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Artists in Paradise Gallery ©
Artists in Paradise Gallery
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge

12
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.
Visit Fort Zachary Taylor and Smathers Beach for some beach relaxation. For shopping fun, head to Alan S. Maltz Gallery or 7 Artists & Friends. Spend the 11th (Mon) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Key West driving holiday planner .

Take a bus from Big Pine Key to Key West in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Sunset Celebration ©
Sunset Celebration