15 days in Florida, New York City & New Orleans Itinerary

15 days in Florida, New York City & New Orleans Itinerary

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Key Largo
— 2 nights
2
Marathon
— 2 nights
3
Key West
— 2 nights
4
New York City
— 3 nights
5
New Orleans
— 4 nights

2
nights
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 1st (Sun): cast your line with a fishing tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center. Keep things going the next day: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience and then immerse yourself in nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park.

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Sydney, Australia to Key Largo is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 15 hours. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 23°C in Key Largo. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Fishing Charters & Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Swim with Dolphins

2
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Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sombrero Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park. Keep things going the next day: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, and then take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Marathon driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor, and then explore the galleries of Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, and then identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Key West day trip site.

Drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Key West are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Met Cloisters are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to St. Patrick's Cathedral and Greenwich Village. There's lots more to do: walk around Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, get interesting insight from Tours, and wander the streets of Times Square.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read New York City online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Key West to New York City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Key West in December, with highs in New York City at 10°C and lows at 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters

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New Orleans

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Get a sense of the local culture at Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Whitney Plantation. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, examine the collection at Haunted Museum, take a stroll through Royal Street, and put a fun spin on your tour with Escape My Room New Orleans.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans trip builder.

Traveling by flight from New York City to New Orleans takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in December, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit warmer (16°C), and nights are much hotter (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Whitney Plantation
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

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