8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: Manchester
bus + Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Key West
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
2
Islamorada
— 3 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  9​h 45​min
End: Manchester

3
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.
Shop till you drop at Key West Pottery and Uva Wine Shop & Bar. Step off the beaten path and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Rock House Masterpieces. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Key West: Big Pine Key (Out of the Blue Gallery & Bahia Honda State Park). Next up on the itinerary: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, take in the exciting artwork at KEPart Studio-Gallery, and stop by De La Gallery.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Key West visit planning website .

Manchester to Key West is an approximately 10-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Manchester in April, expect Key West to be warmer, temps between 83°F and 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Islamorada.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Big Pine Key
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

3
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada ©
Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Anne's Beach, identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Molasses Reef, identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Islamorada trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Key West to Islamorada by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 75°F. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Key Largo, Marathon
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Molasses Reef ©
Molasses Reef

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