9 days in Miami & Florida Keys Itinerary

9 days in Miami & Florida Keys Itinerary

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Miami
— 2 nights
2
Key Largo
— 2 nights
3
Islamorada
— 1 night
4
Key West
— 3 nights

2
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): kick back and relax at Bal Harbor Beach, then view the masterpieces at Britto Central, then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, and finally take a stroll through Lincoln Road.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Miami trip itinerary planner.

Newark to Miami is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Newark in December, things will get warmer in Miami: highs are around 81°F and lows about 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Las Olas Beach, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center
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Las Olas Beach ©
Las Olas Beach
Gumbo Limbo Nature Center ©
Gumbo Limbo Nature Center
South Beach ©
South Beach

2
nights
Key Largo

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): look for gifts at Robert Is Here, then identify plant and animal life at Anhinga Trail, then identify plant and animal life at Everglades Alligator Farm, and finally identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the vivid underwater world at Spiegel Grove, look for all kinds of wild species at Molasses Reef, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Key Largo itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Miami to Key Largo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in December, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Homestead, Anhinga Trail
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Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Spiegel Grove ©
Spiegel Grove
Molasses Reef ©
Molasses Reef

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, then take a memorable tour with Tours, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Islamorada trip builder tool.

Islamorada is very close to Key Largo. In December, daytime highs in Islamorada are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Dolphin Research Center
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Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Parasailing & Paragliding
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kayaking & Canoeing and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and look for gifts at Isle Cook Key West.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Key West tour builder website.

Getting from Islamorada to Key West by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Kayaking & Canoeing

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