6 days in Tampa & Key West Itinerary

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Tampa
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Key West
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Tampa — 1 night

Big Guava

Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): walk around New Tampa Nature Park, walk around Common Ground Park, and then walk around Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around MacDill Park, then stroll around Sparkman Wharf, and then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tampa trip itinerary app.

Newark to Tampa is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Newark in December; daily highs in Tampa reach 78°F and lows reach 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Key West.
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Key West — 4 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Saint Mary Star of the Sea and We Cycle. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Key West Historic Seaport, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Key West Garden Club.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West trip site.

You can fly from Tampa to Key West in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from Tampa in December, with lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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