8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: Roanoke
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Key West
— 6 nights
bus:  45​min
2
Big Pine Key
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Roanoke

6
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.
Fort Zachary Taylor and Curry Mansion will appeal to history buffs. Head to Alan S. Maltz Gallery and 7 Artists & Friendsfor plenty of shopping. Spend the 6th (Tue) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, make a trip to Duval Street, contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, and examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Key West trip planner .

Roanoke to Key West is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August, Key West is somewhat warmer than Roanoke - with highs of 90°F and lows of 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Key West

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Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park

1
night
Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. On the 10th (Sat), look for gifts at Out of the Blue Gallery and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Big Pine Key journey builder .

Take a bus from Key West to Big Pine Key in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Nature Beaches Parks
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Out of the Blue Gallery ©
Out of the Blue Gallery

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