15 days in Florida Keys & Yucatan Itinerary

15 days in Florida Keys & Yucatan Itinerary

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15 days in Florida Keys & Yucatan Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Key West, United States
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Marathon, United States
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Key Largo, United States
— 3 nights
+3
shuttle + Fly + taxi + bus:  8​h 30​min
4
Chichen Itza, Mexico
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: London, United Kingdom


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5
nights
Key West, United States

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vandenberg Wreck and Peppers of Key West. Visiting Kayaking & Canoeing and Fort Zachary Taylor will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Key West day trip planner.

London, UK to Key West is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from London to Key West, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in September, things will get warmer in Key West: highs are around 36°C and lows about 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Vandenberg Wreck ©
Vandenberg Wreck
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
nights
Marathon, United States

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Relax by the water at Bahia Honda State Park and Sombrero Beach. Visiting Sombrero Reef and Dolphin Research Center will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, get a taste of the local shopping with Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography, and get all the information you need at Pigeon Key Foundation.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Marathon trip itinerary planning website .

You can take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Key Largo.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

3
nights
Key Largo, United States

Key Largo ©
The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Do some cultural sightseeing at History of Diving Museum and Lobster Trap Art Gallery. Escape the urban bustle at Spiegel Grove and Scuba & Snorkeling. Step out of Key Largo to go to Islamorada and see Islamorada Beer Company, which is approximately 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Molasses Reef, stop by Shell World Florida Keys, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Key Largo online day trip planner .

Drive from Marathon to Key Largo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Islamorada
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Molasses Reef ©
Molasses Reef
Spiegel Grove ©
Spiegel Grove

2
nights
Chichen Itza, Mexico

Chichen Itza ©
Featuring the largest archeological site of the ancient Mayan civilization, Chichen Itza remains one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mexico.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Chichen Itza, then admire the masterpieces at Casa de los Venados, then browse the exhibits of Cenote Hubiku, and finally examine the collection at Museo de Ropa Etnica de Mexico -- MUREM. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Cenote Samula and then Head underground at Cenote Xkeken.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Chichen Itza road trip site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Key Largo to Chichen Itza. In September, daytime highs in Chichen Itza are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Valladolid, Cenote Hubiku
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Cenote Hubiku ©
Cenote Hubiku
Casa de los Venados ©
Casa de los Venados
Cenote Samula ©
Cenote Samula

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