Start / End: Miami, Florida/Key West, Florida
Meals: All breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners included
$3,998 - $5,198 USD pp dbl. occ.
(+$1,650 to $2,400 for sgl. occ.)
Activity Level: Levels 1-2
Day 1 Stroll on an elevated boardwalk above wetlands in Everglades National Park—with the chance of seeing herons, egrets and alligators exhilaratingly close | Venture through the fascinating swamp habitat of a cypress dome | Look for wading birds in the mangroves as we travel from the Everglades to Islamorada.
Days 2-3 At John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, the first undersea park in the United States, enjoy shallow-water snorkeling or view the colorful undersea world from a glass-bottom boat | Maybe you'll spot the submerged remains of an early Spanish shipwreck just offshore | Kayak to the small island of Indian Key or deep into the mangrove mazes for opportunities to view unique animals | Ever hand-fed a wild giant tarpon? Now's your chance!
Days 4-6 Bike along the Overseas Heritage Trail, a scenic 70-mile-long path just for cyclists and pedestrians | Cool down with an iced latte at Baby's Coffee, a local favorite | Sail in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, home to the world's third largest coral reef | You might even see dolphins during the boat ride to the reef | Check out a few of Hemingway's old haunts on a walking tour in Key West's historic district | Looking for the quintessential Key West experience? Join the revelers at the Sunset Festival, brimming with street performers and local artisans.