Clearwater to Keywest: a four day roadtrip

A 3-4 day road trip from Clearwater to Keywest can give you a wholesome different experience of a roadtrip if it is done in a planned manner.

Day 1:

Start driving at 7:00 am. Take I-275 and then connect to I-75 to get to fort Myers. Visit Edison and ford winter Estates. Spend at least two hours there as it has a lot to offer.

From there drive to Naples for about 1 hour 15 minutes to explore Cork screw swamp Sanctuary, a very pristine and balmy nature walk on the boardwalk trail with various exotic birds to watch along the way. having a binoculars is an advantage.

End your day with a stay at Marathon. various availability of motels within your budgets.

note: you can make a stop at Ringling museum and allocate at least about 3 hours for it before you head straight to Fort Myers if you can hit off the road little early at around 7:30 in the morning.

Day 2:

Enjoy the Marathon beach.

Also, you can explore few of the below activities of your interest as time permits before you can head to key west to spend a night there.

  1. A Deep Blue Dive Center
  2. Brutus Seafood Market & Eatery
  3. Catch ‘Em All
  4. Cocos Boat Rentals
  5. Crane Point Museum, Nature Center and Historic Site
  6. Curry Hammock State Park
  7. Dolphin Research Center
  8. Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters
  9. Florida Keys Kiteboarding

Day 3:

The most exciting day of the trip. You can cover all of the following attractions in one day.

  • Hemmingway House
  • Fort Zachary Taylor state Park
  • CGC Ingham Museum
  • Mallory Square
  • Southernmost point buoy

Day 4:

  • Stop at Everglades National Park and try out activities such as bike ride in Shark valley, boat tour, kayaking/canoeing, hiking trails.
  • Drive back to Clearwater.

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