8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  7​h 45​min
1
Marathon
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Islamorada
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Key Largo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Big Pine Key
— 1 night
Bus:  45​min
5
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  6​h
End: New York City

1
night
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Marathon day trip planning tool .

New York City to Marathon is an approximately 8-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from New York City in April, expect Marathon to be much hotter, temps between 86°F and 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Beaches
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Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©

1
night
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
On the 4th (Thu), kick back and relax at Anne's Beach, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Islamorada planner .

Traveling by car from Marathon to Islamorada takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Key Largo.

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Anne's Beach ©
Anne's Beach
Parasailing & Paragliding

1
night
Key Largo

The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Island Dolphin Care, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Key Largo trip planner .

Drive from Islamorada to Key Largo in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Key Largo when traveling from Islamorada in April, with lows around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care

1
night
Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Artists in Paradise Gallery, identify plant and animal life at National Key Deer Refuge, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Big Pine Key online vacation maker .

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Big Pine Key takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Key Largo in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Big Pine Key, with lows of 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Artists in Paradise Gallery ©
Artists in Paradise Gallery

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Key West Cemetery. Take a break from the city and head to Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Fishing Charters & Tours. And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square, and get engrossed in the history at Truman Little White House.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Key West day trip planning app .

Traveling by bus from Big Pine Key to Key West takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Fishing Charters & Tours

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