9 days in Florida Itinerary

9 days in Florida Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Miami Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Islamorada
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
3
Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: New York City

1
night
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take a stroll through Collins Avenue.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Miami Beach driving holiday planner.

New York City to Miami Beach is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in March, things will get much hotter in Miami Beach: highs are around 81°F and lows about 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
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Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

1
night
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
On the 9th (Mon), see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take in the exciting artwork at Pasta Pantaleo Signature Gallery, thenstop by Bass Pro Shops, thenview the masterpieces at Old Road Gallery, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Islamorada trip planning tool.

Getting from Miami Beach to Islamorada by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Shopping Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Pasta Pantaleo Signature Gallery ©
Pasta Pantaleo Signature Gallery

2
nights
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 10th (Tue): kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, thenexamine the collection at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bahia Honda State Park. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church, thenidentify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, thenidentify plant and animal life at National Key Deer Refuge, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Marathon itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Islamorada to Marathon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in March, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Big Pine Key
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as Truman Little White House and Curry Mansion are in your itinerary. Let the collections at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, examine the collection at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor, and take in nature's colorful creations at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Key West trip builder.

You can drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March in Key West, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
Scuba & Snorkeling
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum

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