5 days in Miami, Key West & Miami Beach Itinerary

5 days in Miami, Key West & Miami Beach Itinerary

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Fly
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Miami
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Key West
Drive
3
Miami Beach
— 2 nights
Fly

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Miami

— 2 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and then browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Raymond Catholic Church, then steep yourself in history at Coral Castle, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Dolphin Mall.

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New York City to Miami is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in March, things will get much warmer in Miami: highs are around 81°F and lows about 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Key West

Conch Republic

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 17th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, then get a taste of the local shopping with Alan S. Maltz Gallery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

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You can fly from Miami to Key West in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Shopping · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Miami Beach

— 2 nights

The World's Playground

Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the world behind art at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University, stop by Art Deco Historic District, then kick back and relax at South Beach, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Lincoln Road.

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You can fly from Key West to Miami Beach in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in March, and nighttime lows around 65°F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping