6 days in Key West & Miami Itinerary

6 days in Key West & Miami Itinerary

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6 days in Key West & Miami Itinerary

New York City
bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly + tram:  2​h 30​min
Miami
— 3 nights
tram + Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
New York City

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then stroll through Fort Zachary Taylor, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Key West attractions planning website .

New York City to Key West is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from New York City in February, things will get much warmer in Key West: highs are around 77°F and lows about 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

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Parasailing & Paragliding
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

3
days
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Shark Valley and Anhinga Trail. Attractions like South Beach and Bayside Marketplace make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Miami to Homestead to see Robert Is Here Fruit Stand about 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Lincoln Road, stroll through Jungle Island, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Miami trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of flight and tram from Key West to Miami in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In February, daily temperatures in Miami can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

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Miami Beach, Everglades National Park, Robert Is Here Fruit Stand
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
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Lincoln Road

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