8 days in Gaithersburg & Key West Itinerary

8 days in Gaithersburg & Key West Itinerary

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8 days in Gaithersburg & Key West Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Drive:  45​min
1
Gaithersburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
2
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Gaithersburg

Gaithersburg ©
Gaithersburg, officially the City of Gaithersburg, is a city in Montgomery County, Maryland. Popular historic sites such as Gettysburg National Military Park and Antietam National Battlefield are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Little Round Top and Gettysburg National Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gaithersburg: Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center & Horseback Riding Tours). It doesn't end there: browse the different shops at RIO Washingtonian Center.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Gaithersburg trip itinerary builder app .

Washington DC to Gaithersburg is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Traveling from Washington DC in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Gaithersburg, with lows around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Gaithersburg

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Antietam National Battlefield
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RIO Washingtonian Center ©
RIO Washingtonian Center
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Zachary Taylor and Truman Little White House. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Saint Mary Star of the Sea. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and don't miss a visit to Southernmost Point.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Key West attractions app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gaithersburg to Key West. In June, Key West is somewhat warmer than Gaithersburg - with highs of 88°F and lows of 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

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