8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Key West
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Homestead
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Tamiami
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Memphis

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.
You've added Key West Historic Seaport, Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum, Mallory Square, and other attractions to your itinerary. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor, then contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, and finally take in the waterfront at Mallory Square.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Key West trip itinerary maker tool .

Fort Lauderdale to Key West is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 71°F. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sun) before leaving for Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center and then kick back and relax at Calusa Beach.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Marathon using our trip planner.

You can take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Marathon are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Homestead.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Calusa Beach
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Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center

1
night
Homestead

Homestead ©
Homestead is a city within Miami-Dade County in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monkey Jungle.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Homestead itinerary site .

Getting from Marathon to Homestead by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Marathon in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 66°F in Homestead. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Tamiami.

Things to do in Homestead

Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Monkey Jungle
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Monkey Jungle ©
Monkey Jungle

1
night
Tamiami

Tamiami
Tamiami is a census-designated place (CDP) in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tamiami sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Homestead to Tamiami in an hour. December in Tamiami sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 68°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Tamiami

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

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