8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: George Town, Penang Island
Fly:  34​h
1
Key West
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  36​h
End: George Town, Penang Island

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.
Bring the kids along to Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Spend the 21st (Sun) airborne with a parasailing or paragliding tour. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, explore the galleries of Truman Little White House, stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, and take in the waterfront at Mallory Square.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Key West travel route planner.

George Town, Malaysia to Key West is an approximately 34-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry, train, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and flight. The time zone changes from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -12 hour difference. In July in Key West, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 32°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

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Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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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 23rd (Tue), stroll through Sombrero Beach, identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Anne's Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and then tour the water at your own pace with Key Largo Adventures - an Islamorada Boat Charter.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Marathon trip builder website .

Getting from Key West to Marathon by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In July in Marathon, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

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Side Trips

Islamorada, Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, Bahia Honda State Park
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