Miami - Key West - Miami (331 miles)
In the morning, we will drive to Key West, the southernmost city in the continental U.S. Along the way, we will see the Duck Key, which got the name from its appearance and has eyewitnessed the annual celebration of international film festival. The grand Seven Mile Bridge, named as "The Eight Wonder", costed eight year for construction. A few scenes for True Lies, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, were filmed here. While we are in the area, we will visit Southernmost Point Buoy, Ernest Hemingway's House and Duval Street. In the evening, we will return to Miami.
Key West, FL
This island in the Florida Keys is the southernmost city in the continental United States. It is loved by tourists internationally for its idyllic Caribbean waters, warm and cozy weather, and stretches of white beaches.
Seven Mile Bridge
Anyone who plans on driving to Key West needs to cross this bridge to do so. Finalized in 1912, this bridge connects Key West to mainland Florida, and has been featured in several movies.
Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes
Southernmost Point Buoy
As the name suggests, this anchored bouy marks the southernmost point in the mainland U.S., although the accuracy of that statement has been disputed. On one side, the buoy reads "90 Miles To Cuba."
The Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum in Key West was the famous author's home for almost ten years and was where he wrote some of his famous works. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1968.
Admission (Optional): Adult $14; Child (3-12 yrs) $6; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $14
This famous shopping and dining area in idyllic Key West, Florida runs from the Gulf of Mexico on one side to the Atlantic Ocean on the other. In addition to boutiques and dinettes, Duval Street boasts historic Victorian-Style homes.
Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Miami West or Holiday Inn Express Hialeah or similar
Deluxe Hotel: Ramada Plaza Marco Polo Beach Resort or Pullman Miami Airport Hotel
Everglades National Park - Miami (37 miles)
We will begin the day by visiting Everglades National Park, we will have the opportunity to take an Airboat Ride. Then, we will drive to Miami for a tour of the city. We will visit Little Havana and taka a Cruise of Biscayne Bay that begins at the Bayside Marketplace. We will also visit Miami Beach and see South Beach. Afterwards, guests will be dropped off at the specified location to end the tour. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.
Everglades National Park, FL
The Everglades National Park of Southern Florida is a beautiful area that is most easily navigated on an airboat ride that cruises through the swamp channels. An Everglades Safari Park showcases the local wildlife and Miami is the nearest city.
Everglades Airboat Rides
When people think of the Florida Everglades, often they picture adventurers zooming through the swampy waters on an airboat. Now you, too, can explore this famous Floridian landscape with the wind at your back on an airboat ride!
Admission (Optional): Adult $28; Child (6-11 yrs) $16; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $28|Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes
Sitting on the southern coast of Florida, this beautiful always-warm city is famous for its beaches, nature, and nightlife as well as its prominence in the business world. However you want to experience Florida, you can in Miami!
This neighborhood in the heart of Miami is a testament to Florida's rich cultural heritage. Named for the capital of nearby Cuba and populated by mostly Latin-American immigrants, it is home to authentic Latin food and fun!
Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes
This festival marketplace along Biscayne Bay in Miami is home to a variety of stores, stalls, and eateries. Stores here include Gap, Brookstone, Victoria's Secret, Cache, Sunglass Hut, the Disney Store, GameStop, Express, Foot Locker, GUESS, Wet Seal, and more.
Biscayne Bay Cruise
Florida's Biscayne Bay is a lagoon that stretches 35 miles along the Florida coastline. Boat tours out of Miami offer views not just of the city and coastline, but several sights that can only truly be appreciated from the water.
Admission (Optional): Adult $28; Child (4-12 yrs) $28; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $28|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Miami Beach, FL
Miami Beach is a coastal resort city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 87,779. Miami Beach has been one of America's pre-eminent beach resorts since the early 20th century.
This neighborhood in Miami Beach, Florida (east of Miami itself) is known worldwide for its nightlife and trendy entertainment. However, it is also home to many cultural institutions, such as museums, theaters, and historic sites.
Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes