10 days in Fort Myers & Key West Itinerary

10 days in Fort Myers & Key West Itinerary

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Fort Myers
— 7 nights
Taxi to Fort Myers Beach, FL, Ferry to Key West
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Key West
— 2 nights
Fly to Orlando, Shuttle to Ocala

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Fort Myers — 7 nights

Visit Siesta Beach and St. Pete Beach for some beach relaxation. Kids will enjoy Dolphin & Whale Watching and Imagine Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Naples (Naples Botanical Garden, Naples Pier, &more), The Dali Museum (in St. Petersburg) and Marco Island (Keewaydin Island, Tigertail Beach, &more).

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Fort Myers vacation website.

Ocala to Fort Myers is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Key West.
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Key West — 2 nights

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.
On the 9th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then don't miss a visit to Duval Street, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, then take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square, and finally kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Key West trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Fort Myers to Key West takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Fort Myers in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 81°F in Key West. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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