10 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

10 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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10 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: Asheville
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Key West
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Marathon
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Key Largo
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Asheville

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 16th (Fri) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and don't miss a visit to Duval Street.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary maker site .

Asheville to Key West is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Asheville in August, expect Key West to be somewhat warmer, temps between 90°F and 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to catcht the bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Tours
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Parasailing & Paragliding

1
night
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 19th (Mon): kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bahia Honda State Park.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Marathon sightseeing planning site .

Traveling by bus from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Marathon, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 80°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

3
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.
Step out of Key Largo with an excursion to Fishing Charters & Tours in Islamorada--about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Island Dolphin Care, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Key Largo trip planner.

You can drive from Marathon to Key Largo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Key Largo sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 77°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Fishing Charters & Tours
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Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

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