Florida Keys Travel Resources

The Florida Keys are located in the southernmost part of Florida, and have long been a popular tourist destination. Just 90 miles from Cuba, the Keys possess the most tropical setting in the continental United States, and it’s easy to see why so many vacation here year after year.

If you’re traveling to the Keys, chances are strong that you’ll want to spend some time with your feet in the sand. The water off the Keys is typically very comfortable, and there are plenty of beaches for you and your family to enjoy. Some of the best beaches are Sandspur Beach on Big Pine Key, Calusa Beach also in Big Pine Key and the southernmost beach in Key West, Zachary Taylor State Park Beach.

The Florida Keys offers a very unique ecosystem, and with such there are some tremendous educational opportunities. The Turtle Hospital is great place to take the kids. The primary focus of the Turtle Hospital in Marathon is to rehabilitate sick and wounded turtles, but they also offer tours of the facility and introduce the animals to interested youngsters – the kids can even feed the turtles! Another animal-focused stop should be the National Key Deer Refuge Visitor Center. Key deer are endangered species that only live in the lower keys, and they are much smaller than the deer most are used to seeing. They’re beautiful creatures, and you should take advantage of the opportunity to see them.

Two of the most popular activities in the Keys are fishing and scuba diving. There are some amazing reefs between Key West and the Biscayne National Park, and the marine life that occupies them is quite diverse. More saltwater world records have been established in the Florida Keys than any other place in the world. So get your hook in the water today!

The Florida Keys are a fantastic vacation destination. There’s some world class nightlife in the keys, and plenty of family fun to match.

The Travel Resources below will help you organize your trip to the Florida Keys!  
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Florida Keys Travel Resources

Things to do in Florida Keys

Activities

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Key Largo Parasail

103900 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037
305-453-0440
Once you have seen Key Largo by air, enjoy our Snorkeling, Eco/Historical trip and/or our Dolphin/Sunset Ride on our new 45Õ Corinthian Catamaran.

Key West Brewfest

outhernmost Hotel, 1319 Duval Street
Events from beer dinners, beer brunches, happy hour parties, pool parties, late- night parties, seminars and the Signature Tasting Festival Event are some of the great activities we have on tap for you! The Southernmost Hotel Collection has teamed up with the Key West Sunrise Rotary of the Conch Republic to host Key West BrewFest.   All proceeds to benefit the Rotary Club and their charitable... read more

Key West Fishing Tournament

PO Box 2154 Key West, Fl 33045
(305) 295-6601
The Key West Fishing Tournament (KWFT) is an eight- month- long competition that runs from April through November and is open to the general public.

Attractions

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Harry S. Truman Little White House

111 Front St, Key West, FL 33040
305 294 9911
Since 1890, history has left its mark on the Truman Little White House. Initially, it served as the naval station’s command headquarters during the Spanish-American War, World War I and World War II. In 1946 the historic building first served as the winter White House of President Harry S. Truman and a site for the Cold War response by later presidents. Today, the Truman Little White House is a public, living, Key West museum as well as a retreat and place of government business by our nation's leaders. 

Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum

907 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040
305 294 1575
Located at 907 Whitehead Street and nestled in the heart of Old Town Key West, this unique property was home to one of America's most honored and respected authors.

Red Barn Theatre

319 Duval Street, Key West, FL 33040
305-296-9911
The Mission of Red Barn Theatre is to provide professional opportunities in a creative, nurturing environment for actors, directors, playwrights, designers, musicians and choreographers.

Restaurants

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Michael's Restaurant

532 Margaret Street Key West, FL 33040
(305) 295.1300
Michaels emphasis on quality and service, coupled with casual island elegance, has established this Key West restaurant as a long-time favorite of visitors with discriminating dining palates and locals alike. Treat yourself to a delicious dining experience at Michaels.

Pete's Dueling Piano Bar

218 Duval Street, Key West, FL 33040
305-292-7770
Peter's Dueling Piano Bar-Born in Texas and Raised in Texas-is a sing-along, clap-along, drink-along, have-one-helluva-good-time-along bar

Blue Heaven

729 Thomas St. Key West, fl 33040
305-296-8666
Opened by a pair of free spirits, Suanne and Richard, Blue Heaven has become its own well-known destination in key west. The chickens and cats roaming the premises are almost as famous as the food. Blue Heaven is al fresco dining, Key West style: canopies of tropical foliage, improvised art (a leopard-spotted mannequin, a rooster graveyard, jolly-colored coconuts and trap floats) and a sail strung between trees providing shade. But don’t let the whimsical décor mislead you: the food is taken seriously.