5 days in Dallas & Southeast Florida Itinerary

5 days in Dallas & Southeast Florida Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

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Dallas
— 1 day
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Key West
— 3 nights
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Miami
— 1 night
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Dallas

— 1 day

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
On the 22nd (Sat), examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, then see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and then take a tour by water with The Spirit of Dallas.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dallas route planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Dallas. In August in Dallas, expect temperatures between 96°F during the day and 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Tours · Outdoors
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Key West

— 3 nights

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.
Attractions like The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Duval Street make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Key West with a short trip to Bahia Honda State Park in Big Pine Key, about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, make a trip to Southernmost Point, contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Key West Aquarium.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Key West road trip tool.

Getting from Dallas to Key West by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, taxi, and ferry. Traveling from Dallas to Key West, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dallas in August, plan for little chillier days in Key West, with highs around 90°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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Miami

— 1 night

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 26th (Wed): take a memorable tour with South Beach Parasail, kick back and relax at South Beach, then wander the streets of Lincoln Road, then examine the collection at Lock & Load Museum, and finally have fun at Lock & Load Miami.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Miami day trip planning tool.

Fly from Key West to Miami in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Miami are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trip

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