8 days in Atlanta, Miami & Key West Itinerary

8 days in Atlanta, Miami & Key West Itinerary

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8 days in Atlanta, Miami & Key West Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
1
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h
2
Miami
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Key West
— 3 nights
Drive:  14​h 15​min
End: Atlanta

2
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Atlanta History Center, Biplane Rides Over Atlanta and Atlanta Beltline Inc. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Atlanta History Center. Here are some ideas for day two: see the top attractions with Atlanta Beltline Inc and then get interesting insight from Biplane Rides Over Atlanta.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Atlanta tour planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Atlanta. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in January, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Atlanta

Outdoors Tours Museums
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Biplane Rides Over Atlanta ©
Biplane Rides Over Atlanta
Atlanta History Center ©
Atlanta History Center

1
night
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.
On the 29th (Sun), browse the different shops at Lincoln Road, then wander the streets of Ocean Drive, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Miami trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of subway, flight, tram, and train from Atlanta to Miami takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and bus. In January, Miami is much hotter than Atlanta - with highs of 77°F and lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Miami Beach
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Ocean Drive ©
Ocean Drive

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Key West Eco Tours, Sunset Sail Key West and Sunset Pier. Museum-lovers will get to explore Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum and Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center. Step out of the city life by going to Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Smathers Beach. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square, steep yourself in history at Key West Garden Club, look for gifts at De La Gallery, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Basilica of St. Mary Star of the Sea.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of train, tram, flight, and bus from Miami to Key West in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, tram, and shuttle. In January in Key West, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Key West Eco Tours ©
Key West Eco Tours
Sunset Sail Key West ©
Sunset Sail Key West

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