6 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

6 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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6 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + shuttle:  7​h 15​min
1
Islamorada
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
2
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, get a taste of the local shopping with Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery, fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters, then look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Islamorada trip planner .

Philadelphia to Islamorada is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Philadelphia in April, things will get much hotter in Islamorada: highs are around 86°F and lows about 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Key Largo, Marathon
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Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Parasailing & Paragliding
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center. Explore hidden gems such as Dolphin & Whale Watching and Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum. Next up on the itinerary: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take a memorable tour with Tours, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Key West tour builder .

Traveling by bus from Islamorada to Key West takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. April in Key West sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 11:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Kayaking & Canoeing
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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