7 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

7 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Florida Keys trip builder

Make it your trip
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Key West
— 3 nights
Drive
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Marathon
— 3 nights
Drive to Miami International Airport, Fly to Regina International Airport

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Key West

— 3 nights

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.
Kids will enjoy The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and 7 Artists & Friends Gallery. Get a sense of the local culture at Alan S. Maltz Gallery and The Studios of Key West. And it doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at Sunset Celebration, look for gifts at Isle Cook Key West, take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square, and get a taste of the local shopping with KEPart Studio-Gallery.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Key West planning website.

Regina, Canada to Key West is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Regina to Key West due to the time zone difference. In March, Key West is much hotter than Regina - with highs of 30°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites

Marathon

— 3 nights

Heart of the Florida Keys

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the galleries of Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bahia Honda State Park, and then shop like a local with Artists in Paradise Gallery. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Island Dolphin Care, identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then shop like a local with Old Road Gallery, and finally stop by Bass Pro Shops.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Marathon vacation maker app.

Getting from Key West to Marathon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April in Marathon, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Florida Keys travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Landmarks · Wildlife Areas
An archipelago of about 1,700 islands extending in a gentle arc south and southwest of Florida's mainland, the Florida Keys divide the Atlantic from the Gulf of Mexico. Many visitors on vacation come to scuba dive in the coral reefs, fossilized and exposed as sea levels declined over thousands of years. In addition to being one of the world's top diving and fishing spots, the Keys feature hundreds of shops, restaurants, bars, and various tourist attractions, most of them crowded all year long with visitors on vacation. To soak up the Keys' atmosphere and discover writer Ernest Hemingway's former haunts, drive from one island to the other all the way to Key West, located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba.