10 days in Jekyll Island, Cocoa Beach & Key West Itinerary

10 days in Jekyll Island, Cocoa Beach & Key West Itinerary

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10 days in Jekyll Island, Cocoa Beach & Key West Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati
Fly:  6​h
1
Jekyll Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Cocoa Beach
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Cincinnati

2
nights
Jekyll Island

A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Amelia Island State Park as well as Driftwood Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jekyll Island: Saint Simons Island (St. Simons Lighthouse Museum & Christ Church). And it doesn't end there: catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Georgia Sea Turtle Center, take a memorable tour with Tours, and take in the waterfront at Fishing Pier.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Jekyll Island road trip planner.

Cincinnati to Jekyll Island is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Cincinnati in July, with highs in Jekyll Island at 90°F and lows at 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cocoa Beach.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Saint Simons Island, Amelia Island State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Christ Church ©
Christ Church
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Cocoa Beach

Cocoa Beach ©
Situated in one of Florida's busiest vacation areas, Cocoa Beach burst onto the world scene in the 1960s, when it became a popular setting for parades honoring the nation's "Apollo" astronauts.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fin Expeditions. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cocoa Beach, take in the waterfront at Cocoa Beach Pier, stop by The Florida Key Lime Pie Company, and soothe aching muscles at Beach Pole Fitness.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cocoa Beach online trip builder .

You can drive from Jekyll Island to Cocoa Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. July in Cocoa Beach sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Cocoa Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Brevard Zoo, Beach Pole Fitness, Helicopter Tours
Highlights from your plan
Cocoa Beach ©
Cocoa Beach
Brevard Zoo ©
Brevard Zoo
Cocoa Beach Pier ©
Cocoa Beach Pier

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.
Key West is known for wildlife, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, make a trip to Truman Little White House, take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square, and look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To see other places to visit, photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Cocoa Beach to Key West by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August in Key West, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 81°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Mallory Square ©
Mallory Square

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