7 days in Marco Island & Key West Itinerary

7 days in Marco Island & Key West Itinerary

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7 days in Marco Island & Key West Itinerary

Start: Denver
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  8​h 30​min
1
Marco Island
— 2 nights
Ferry:  2​h 30​min
2
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Denver

2
nights
Marco Island

Marco Island ©
Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. On the 5th (Thu), stroll through Keewaydin Island, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then stroll around Mackle Park. On the next day, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then stroll through South Marco Beach, and finally walk around Winterberry Park.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Marco Island trip planner.

Denver to Marco Island is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Denver in December, things will get much hotter in Marco Island: highs are around 80°F and lows about 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Key West.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Keewaydin Island ©
Keewaydin Island
Frank E. Mackle Park ©
Frank E. Mackle Park
South Marco Beach ©
South Marco Beach

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Dolphin Research Center and Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters. Explore hidden gems such as Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center and Crane Point Museum & Nature Center. Take a break from Key West with a short trip to Seven Mile Bridge in Marathon, about 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mary Star of the Sea, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by ferry from Marco Island to Key West takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Marco Island in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 71°F in Key West. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Marathon
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters ©
Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters

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