7 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

7 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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7 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  4​h
1
Key West
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Islamorada
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Charlotte

3
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Vandenberg Wreck and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Saint Mary Star of the Sea and Kayaking & Canoeing. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, take in the pleasant sights at Key West Garden Club, and take in nature's colorful creations at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens.

To see more things to do and tourist information, go to the Key West day trip site .

Charlotte to Key West is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from Charlotte in June, with lows around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Adventure Tours Outdoors
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Vandenberg Wreck ©
Vandenberg Wreck
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

2
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.
On the 20th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park. On your second day here, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and then identify plant and animal life at Sombrero Reef.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Marathon trip itinerary maker tool .

You can take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. June in Marathon sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 79°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

1
night
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
On the 22nd (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Islamorada Beer Company.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Islamorada travel tool .

Traveling by car from Marathon to Islamorada takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Islamorada, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 79°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Islamorada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Key Largo
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Scuba & Snorkeling

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