6 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

6 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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6 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: Baton Rouge
Fly + shuttle:  7​h 30​min
1
Islamorada
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Marathon
— 1 night
bus:  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): enjoy the sand and surf at Anne's Beach.

Plan trip to Islamorada with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Baton Rouge to Islamorada is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Baton Rouge in August, Islamorada is a bit warmer at night 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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Fishing Charters & Tours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Marathon trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Islamorada to Marathon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Marathon sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 80°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus 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

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.
Get in touch with nature at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, make a trip to Duval Street, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and take in the waterfront at Mallory Square.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Key West day trip planning tool .

You can take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Fishing Charters & Tours

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