8 days in Key West & Miami Itinerary

8 days in Key West & Miami Itinerary

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Start: Miami
Fly:  2 h 30 min
1
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Miami
— 6 nights
End: Miami

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Curry Mansion. On the 9th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mary Star of the Sea, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, examine the collection at Oldest House & Garden Museum, then contemplate the long history of Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, go for a walk through West Martello Tower, then stroll through Key West Garden Club, and finally contemplate the long history of Curry Mansion.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Key West attractions planner.

Miami to Key West is an approximately 2.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In May in Key West, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Key West Cemetery ©
Key West Cemetery
Curry Mansion ©
Curry Mansion
Saint Mary Star of the Sea ©
Saint Mary Star of the Sea

6
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.
Popular historic sites such as Barnacle State Historic Site and Gesu Catholic Church are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami: Key Largo Baptist Church (in Key Largo), Homestead (Coral Castle & Nike Missile Site HM-69) and Hollywood Beach (in Hollywood). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, wander the streets of Espanola Way, get a taste of the local shopping with Aventura Mall, and examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Miami route planner.

Getting from Key West to Miami by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In May in Miami, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Coral Gables, Miami Beach, Homestead, The Ancient Spanish Monastery, Cape Florida Lighthouse
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Coral Castle ©
Coral Castle
Barnacle State Historic Site ©
Barnacle State Historic Site

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