6 days in Miami, Everglades National Park & Key West Itinerary

6 days in Miami, Everglades National Park & Key West Itinerary

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Miami
— 3 nights
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Everglades National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Key West
— 1 night
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Miami — 3 nights

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Get in touch with nature at South Beach and Fort Lauderdale Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Wolfsonian - Florida International University and Romero Britto Fine Art Gallery. Step out of Miami to go to Fort Lauderdale and see Stranahan House, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and add some fun to your beach time Mark the Shark.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Miami trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Miami. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in January, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Everglades National Park.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
Side Trips

Everglades National Park — 1 night

A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S. Overflow from Lake Okeechobee into the Florida Bay formed these wetlands, which are home to manatees, American crocodiles, Florida panthers, and an array of wading birds, land birds, and birds of prey.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mahogany Hammock, trek along Pineland Trail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Anhinga Trail.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Everglades National Park travel route planner.

Explore your travel options from Miami to Everglades National Park with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in January, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Key West.
Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors

Key West — 1 night

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 1st (Tue), stroll through Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, then examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Key West trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Everglades National Park to Key West takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus; or take a bus. In February in Key West, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches