Route & dates
11 days in Florida Keys Itinerary
Fly + Foot + Bus: 9 h 30 min
Key West— 3 nights
Bus: 1 h 15 min
Marathon— 6 nights
Shuttle + Fly: 13 h 30 min
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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.Museum-lovers will appreciate Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum and Truman Little White House. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fort East Martello Museum and The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Smathers Beach, get a new perspective on things with Night Kayak Key West, cast your line with Linda D Sportfishing, and get interesting insight from Captain Hook Fishing Charters.
For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Key West online visit planner.
London, UK to Key West is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Key West. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in July: highs in Key West hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Marathon.
Things to do in Key West
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Heart of the Florida Keys
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.Step off the beaten path and head to Dolphin Research Center and PADDLE! The Florida Keys. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lobster Trap Art Gift Shop and Gallery and San Pablo Catholic Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Innerspace Dive Center (in Big Pine Key), Florida Keys Flats Fishing (in Tavernier) and Islamorada (Early Bird Fishing Charters & Islamorada Dive Center). The adventure continues: cast your line with Florida Keys Reel Adventures, take in the views from Old Seven Mile Bridge, kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, and stroll through Anne's Beach.
To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Marathon trip planner.
Traveling by bus from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Marathon, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 32°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Marathon
Islamorada, Big Pine Key, Key Largo
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