8 days in Southeast Florida Itinerary

8 days in Southeast Florida Itinerary

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8 days in Southeast Florida Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati
+2
foot + Fly + shuttle:  7​h
1
Islamorada
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly + foot:  6​h 45​min
End: Cincinnati

1
night
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 6th (Sun), look for gifts at Ocean Gardens and then sample the tasty concoctions at Islamorada Beer Company Brewery and Tasting Room.

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Cincinnati to Islamorada is an approximately 7-hour combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Cincinnati in January: high temperatures in Islamorada hover around 77°F and lows are around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Museums Shopping Adventure

Side Trip

Key Largo
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History of Diving Museum ©
History of Diving Museum
African Queen Canal Cruise ©
African Queen Canal Cruise

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.
On the 8th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Park Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, and then snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, then kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, and finally take in the views from Old Seven Mile Bridge.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Marathon trip website .

You can drive from Islamorada to Marathon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in January, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Sunset Park Beach
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Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
Spas & Wellness

4
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spas & Wellness and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, examine the collection at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, steep yourself in history at West Martello Tower, and go for a walk through Key West Garden Club.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West travel planning app .

Take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January in Key West, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Historic Sites Adventure Outdoors
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Spas & Wellness
Kayaking & Canoeing
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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