7 days in Southeast Florida Itinerary

7 days in Southeast Florida Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southeast Florida itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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Miami Beach
— 1 day
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Islamorada
— 1 night
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Marathon
— 2 nights
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Key West
— 3 nights
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Miami Beach

— 1 day

The World's Playground

Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 22nd (Thu), wander the streets of Lincoln Road, get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and then kick back and relax at South Beach.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Miami Beach online visit planner.

Philadelphia to Miami Beach is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Philadelphia in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Miami Beach, with highs around 85°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Islamorada

— 1 night

The Village of Islands

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Alligator Reef Light House, sample the tasty concoctions at Florida Keys Brewing Company, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Islamorada vacation builder tool.

Traveling by car from Miami Beach to Islamorada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. April in Islamorada sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Tours

Marathon

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge, kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Florida Keys Key Lime Products, identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then cast your line with Florida Keys Flats Fishing, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Marathon road trip planner.

You can drive from Islamorada to Marathon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Marathon sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

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.
Key West is known for wildlife, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square, make a trip to Southernmost Point, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Key West trip planner.

Traveling by car from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Key West sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks