8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
1
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Key West
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Tampa

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, stop by Petals With Pizzazz, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Marathon trip maker site .

Tampa to Marathon is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Tampa in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Marathon, with lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Key Largo, Petals With Pizzazz, Bahia Honda State Park
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

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 13th (Wed) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, cruise along The Overseas Highway, and contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Key West online vacation maker .

Getting from Marathon to Key West by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In November in Key West, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Parks
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Mallory Square ©
Mallory Square

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