7 days in Key West & Daytona Beach Shores Itinerary

7 days in Key West & Daytona Beach Shores Itinerary

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7 days in Key West & Daytona Beach Shores Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  4​h
1
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Daytona Beach Shores
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Charlotte

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin Research Center and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Saint Mary Star of the Sea and Key West Historic Seaport will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Key West: Marathon (Fishing Charters & Tours, Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, & more). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Vandenberg Wreck, take in the pleasant sights at Key West Garden Club, pause for some photo ops at Key West AIDS Memorial, and get engrossed in the history at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Key West trip planner.

Charlotte to Key West is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Charlotte in November, you will find days in Key West are a bit warmer (81°F), and nights are much hotter (73°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Daytona Beach Shores.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marathon
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Vandenberg Wreck ©
Vandenberg Wreck
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Daytona Beach Shores

Daytona Beach Shores ©
Daytona Beach Shores is a city in Volusia County, Florida, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): kick back and relax at Ormond Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Daytona Beach Drive-In Christian Church, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marine Science Center, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Point Park, then steep yourself in history at Stetson Mansion, and then stroll around Blue Spring State Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Daytona Beach Shores trip website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Key West to Daytona Beach Shores. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Key West in November since evenings lows in Daytona Beach Shores dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Daytona Beach Shores

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Ponce Inlet, Ormond Beach, Stetson Mansion, Blue Spring State Park
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Daytona Beach Drive-In Christian Church ©
Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach

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