8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + shuttle:  9​h 15​min
1
Islamorada
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
2
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

3
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Your inner history buff will appreciate San Pablo Catholic Church and Pasta Pantaleo Signature Gallery. Visit Sombrero Beach and Sunset Park Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of Islamorada with an excursion to The Turtle Hospital in Marathon--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and sample the tasty concoctions at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Islamorada online trip maker .

Los Angeles to Islamorada is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Islamorada: highs are around 92°F and lows about 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Marathon, Key Largo, Sunset Park Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Parasailing & Paragliding. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Fort Zachary Taylor and Bahia Honda State Park. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Key West travel route builder tool .

Getting from Islamorada to Key West by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In August in Key West, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 81°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

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