15 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

15 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

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15 days in Florida Keys Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  35​h
1
Key West
— 6 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Marathon
— 5 nights
shuttle + Fly:  32​h
End: Perth

6
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.
Spend the 8th (Sun) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, contemplate the long history of Curry Mansion, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Key West road trip tool .

Perth, Australia to Key West is an approximately 35-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from Perth to Key West. Traveling from Perth in December, expect nights in Key West to be somewhat warmer, around 25°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Mallory Square ©
Mallory Square

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Marathon: National Key Deer Refuge (in Big Pine Key) and Islamorada (Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park, Fishing Charters & Tours, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge, and get all the information you need at Pigeon Key Foundation.

For more things to do and more tourist information, read our Marathon planning site .

You can take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In December, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Islamorada, Big Pine Key
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge

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