The most southerly point of the US and the extreme end of the Florida keys, Key West is a beautiful, subtropical beach town that is heavily influenced by its proximity to the Caribbean and its love of the ocean.
Some of the world’s best deep sea fishing, scuba diving, sailing, kayaking in the mangroves and snorkelling all help make Key West an ocean lover’s dream come true. However, it is also famous for its love of extreme sports such as sky diving and shark adventures.
Things to do in Key West
Most travellers come to Key West to share in its love of the ocean but it also has a wealth of historical sites on offer. Famous for its deep sea fishing, scuba diving and the air hose-fed shallow water diving known as 'snuba' diving.
When to go to Key West
Key West enjoys year-round sunshine and typically experiences summer highs of 31.9°C in July and August with lows of around 18.4°C in January.
Key West Hotels
Many hotels in Key West have a great heritage including the four-star Crowne Plaza La Concha Hotel, Key West which is famous for its past clientele that has included Harry Truman, Ernest Hemingway and Tennessee Williams, who is said to have completed his ‘A streetcar named desire’ manuscript at the hotel.
Touring in Key West
The 14-night Self-Drive Sunshine Trails tour begins and ends in Miami and includes one night in Key West, as well as the Everglades, Naples and Cocoa Beach.
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Deep sea fishing
Glass-bottom boat tours
Key West aquarium
Snuba – Remember that divers should always observe the buddy system no matter how shallow they dive.
Pirate Soul Museum
Old town attractions