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8 days in Key West Itinerary
Key West— 6 nights
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Key West: Big Pine Key (Artists in Paradise Gallery, Bahia Honda State Park, & more) and Marathon (The Turtle Hospital & Crane Point Museum & Nature Center). Spend the 10th (Tue) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, don't miss a visit to Duval Street, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, and take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square.
To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Key West online trip maker .
Birmingham to Key West is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Key West is 1 hour. Traveling from Birmingham in December, expect nights in Key West to be much warmer, around 71°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Key West
Big Pine Key, Marathon
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