6 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

6 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Baton Rouge
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Islamorada
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
2
Marathon
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Baton Rouge

1
night
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): kick back and relax at Anne's Beach.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Islamorada attractions planning site.

Baton Rouge to Islamorada is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Baton Rouge to Islamorada is 1 hour. Traveling from Baton Rouge in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Islamorada, with lows of 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Anne's Beach ©
Anne's Beach

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 4th (Sun): kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Marathon trip planning app.

You can drive from Islamorada to Marathon in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Marathon, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 80°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Key West.

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 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.
Visiting Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Parasailing & Paragliding will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, don't miss a visit to Duval Street, take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square, and enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Key West journey app.

You can drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Key West sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 81°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Fishing Charters & Tours

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