8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

8 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dallas
Fly:  7 h
1
Key West
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Islamorada
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Dallas

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Honest Eco. Relax by the water at Higgs Beach and Smathers Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Waterskiing & Jetskiing and SunShine Scooters. There's lots more to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor, look for gifts at Peppers of Key West, and examine the collection at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary maker.

Dallas to Key West is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, taxi, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Dallas in July, you will find days in Key West are a bit cooler (89°F), and nights are about the same (81°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Honest Eco ©
Honest Eco
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©

2
nights
Islamorada

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 7th (Fri): kick back and relax at Anne's Beach, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Molasses Reef. On the next day, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery, view the masterpieces at Lobster Trap Art Gift Shop and Gallery, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Islamorada day trip planning website.

Drive from Key West to Islamorada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Key Largo
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Molasses Reef ©
Molasses Reef
Swim with Dolphins
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©

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