8 days in Florida Itinerary

8 days in Florida Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Key West
— 2 nights
2
Marathon
— 2 nights
3
Key Largo
— 1 night
4
St. Augustine
— 2 nights

2
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Key West Cemetery. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum and Fort Zachary Taylor. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, explore the galleries of Truman Little White House, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Key West travel route planner.

Philadelphia to Key West is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Philadelphia in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Key West, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum ©
Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sombrero Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Marathon route maker site.

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

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, thenfly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then immerse yourself in nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Key Largo trip planner.

You can drive from Marathon to Key Largo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Key Largo when traveling from Marathon in July, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park ©
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. On the 27th (Sat), kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, thentake an in-depth tour of St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, and finally see the interesting displays at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, thenexamine the collection at Lightner Museum, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine vacation builder tool.

Traveling by car from Key Largo to St. Augustine takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. July in St. Augustine sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Museums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lightner Museum ©
Lightner Museum
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine ©
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

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