8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly + shuttle:  7​h
1
Islamorada
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Buffalo

2
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada ©
Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
On the 15th (Sat), kick back and relax at Anne's Beach. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Islamorada Beer Company.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Islamorada travel itinerary planner .

Buffalo to Islamorada is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Buffalo in February, expect Islamorada to be much hotter, temps between 79°F and 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Key Largo
Highlights from your plan
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, then identify plant and animal life at National Key Deer Refuge, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at San Pablo Catholic Church, get all the information you need at Pigeon Key Foundation, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and finally kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Marathon online itinerary planner .

Drive from Islamorada to Marathon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in February, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Big Pine Key
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

3
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.
Key West is known for adventure, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, pause for some photo ops at Florida Keys Historical Military Memorial, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and don't miss a visit to Duval Street.

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Take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Fishing Charters & Tours

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