5 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

5 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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5 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  5​h
1
Key West
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Marathon
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

2
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, adventure, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, make a trip to Duval Street, and take in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Key West day trip planner .

Washington DC to Key West is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In March, Key West is much hotter than Washington DC - with highs of 79°F and lows of 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

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

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.
On the 10th (Sun), immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park, snap pictures at Old Seven Mile Bridge, then take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church, then look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and then kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Marathon travel route app .

You can take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. March in Marathon sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

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