9 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

9 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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9 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Key West
— 5 nights
bus:  2​h
2
Islamorada
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

5
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.
Spend the 1st (Mon) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, cast your line with a fishing tour, contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, and look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Key West day trip website .

Los Angeles to Key West is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Key West is 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: high temperatures in Key West hover around 88°F and lows are around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can take a bus to Islamorada.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Parasailing & Paragliding

3
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Go for a jaunt from Islamorada to Key Largo to see John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, observe the fascinating underwater world at Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Florida Keys Brewing Company, and identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Islamorada trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Key West to Islamorada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in July, and nighttime lows around 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Islamorada

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Key Largo
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park ©

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