8 days in Florida Itinerary

8 days in Florida Itinerary

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8 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Key West
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Key Largo
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Philadelphia

2
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.
Get in touch with nature at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Museum-lovers will appreciate U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, admire all the interesting features of Fort Zachary Taylor, stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, and cruise along The Overseas Highway.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Key West online journey planner .

Philadelphia to Key West is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Philadelphia in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Key West, with lows of 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours
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2
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 24th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find out how to plan a trip to Marathon, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In July, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, Fishing Charters & Tours
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Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
Key Largo

The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
On the 26th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then admire the majestic nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Key Largo road trip planning website .

You can drive from Marathon to Key Largo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Marathon in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Key Largo, with lows around 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Parasailing & Paragliding
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park ©

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Augustine Beach, then enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, and finally examine the collection at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, then see the interesting displays at Lightner Museum, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your St. Augustine trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car from Key Largo to St. Augustine in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. July in St. Augustine sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine ©
Lightner Museum ©
Lightner Museum
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

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