8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Key West
— 4 nights
2
Marathon
— 1 night
3
Key Largo
— 2 nights

4
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 inner history buff will appreciate Fort Zachary Taylor and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Parasailing & Paragliding. Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, take a memorable tour with Tours, and examine the collection at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Key West trip planner.

New York City to Key West is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October, Key West is somewhat warmer than New York City - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory

1
night
Marathon

Marathon ©
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 29th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Marathon trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Key West to Marathon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

2
nights
Key Largo

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 30th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Molasses Reef. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour and then explore the gorgeous colors at Spiegel Grove.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Key Largo using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Marathon to Key Largo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Spiegel Grove ©
Spiegel Grove
Molasses Reef ©
Molasses Reef
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©

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