8 days in Key West & Miami Itinerary

8 days in Key West & Miami Itinerary

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8 days in Key West & Miami Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Miami
— 4 nights
End: Miami

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, then see the vivid underwater world at Vandenberg Wreck, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Key West First Legal Rum Distillery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Smathers Beach, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Key West route maker website .

Miami to Key West is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Key West are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Vandenberg Wreck ©
Vandenberg Wreck
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Kayaking & Canoeing

4
nights
Miami

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Relax by the water at John D. MacArthur Beach State Park and Fort Lauderdale Beach Park. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Bayside Marketplace and Brickell City Centre. Take a break from Miami with a short trip to Las Olas Beach in Fort Lauderdale, about 42 minutes away. Spend the 16th (Tue) on the water with a fishing tour. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours, push the limits with an extreme tour, stop by Cuban Crafters Cigars, and take a stroll through Wynwood.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Miami road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Key West to Miami takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Miami are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Fort Lauderdale, John D. MacArthur Beach State Park
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park ©
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park
Las Olas Beach ©
Las Olas Beach

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