7 days in Miami & Key West Itinerary

7 days in Miami & Key West Itinerary

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7 days in Miami & Key West Itinerary

Start: Columbus
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Miami
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Key West
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Columbus

3
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kids will appreciate attractions like South Beach and Bayside Marketplace. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami: Fort Lauderdale Beach (in Fort Lauderdale), Shark Valley Visitor Center (in Everglades National Park) and Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Lincoln Road, browse the different shops at Dolphin Mall, examine the collection at Lock & Load Museum, and admire the striking features of Art Deco Historic District.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Miami trip website .

Columbus to Miami is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, Miami is warmer than Columbus - with highs of 81°F and lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Shark Valley Visitor Center, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Key West driving holiday tool .

Fly from Miami to Key West in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in December, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Wildlife Parks
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Key West Cemetery ©
Key West Cemetery

2
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Miami Seaquarium and then admire the masterpieces at Wynwood Walls. On your second day here, meet the residents at Zoo Miami and then explore the engaging exhibits at Miami Children's Museum.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Miami day trip planning website .

You can fly from Key West to Miami in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Zoo Miami ©
Zoo Miami
Miami Children's Museum ©
Miami Children's Museum
Miami Seaquarium ©
Miami Seaquarium

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