8 days in Florida Itinerary

8 days in Florida Itinerary

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8 days in Florida Itinerary

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Key West
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Islamorada
— 1 night
+2
Shuttle + Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
4
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway, learn about all things military at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, then steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, and finally admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, then enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Make your Key West itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Key West is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Juan to Key West is minus 1 hour. In July in Key West, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums
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Marathon, Florida Keys

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 7th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park. On the next day, cast your line with a fishing tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, and then take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Marathon trip builder site .

Traveling by bus from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Marathon are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

1
night
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Islamorada trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Marathon to Islamorada takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Islamorada sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, then enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and then stroll through St. Augustine Beach. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, and then examine the collection at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine trip site .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car from Islamorada to St. Augustine in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in St. Augustine when traveling from Islamorada in July, with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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