6 days in Key West, Orlando & Miami Itinerary

6 days in Key West, Orlando & Miami Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Key West
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  7 h 30 min
2
Orlando
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
3
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor and then look for gifts at Isle Cook Key West. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Rock House Masterpieces, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, and finally identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Key West online trip itinerary planner.

Philadelphia to Key West is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, subway, and flight; or drive. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in December; daily highs in Key West reach 79°F and lows reach 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

1
night
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Mall at Millenia, then revel in the low prices at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets, and finally add some entertainment to your itinerary with Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Key West to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Key West in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 59°F in Orlando. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
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Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art ©
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
The Mall at Millenia ©
The Mall at Millenia

2
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, then get a taste of the local shopping with Collins Avenue, then take a stroll through Lincoln Road, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Village of Merrick Park. On the next day, buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace and then shop like a local with Aventura Mall.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Miami trip maker website.

Getting from Orlando to Miami by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Orlando in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Miami, with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Village of Merrick Park, Aventura Mall
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Bayside Marketplace ©
Bayside Marketplace
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

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