8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: Tulsa
Fly + shuttle:  9​h 30​min
1
Islamorada
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Marathon
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  8​h
End: Tulsa

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.
Get in touch with nature at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center and Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park. Visit Anne's Beach and Harry Harris Park for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: stop by Shell World Florida Keys, explore the gorgeous colors at Alligator Reef Light House, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Islamorada Beer Company.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Islamorada online trip itinerary builder .

Tulsa to Islamorada is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Tulsa in January: high temperatures in Islamorada hover around 77°F and lows are around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Key Largo
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Pelican Cove Resort ©
Pelican Cove Resort

1
night
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 28th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park, and finally shop like a local with Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Marathon trip itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Islamorada to Marathon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Big Pine Key
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Saint Mary Star of the Sea and St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Step out of the city life by going to Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, kick back and relax at Smathers Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and go for a walk through Key West Garden Club.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West driving holiday planning website .

Getting from Marathon to Key West by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in January, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Spas

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