Key West, Florida is a beautiful island city located at the southernmost point of the United States. It’s known for its year-round sunshine, beautiful beaches, and laid-back island culture. Key West also has plenty of water activities if you love being in the ocean. It’s the perfect place for a relaxing weekend getaway or even a bachelorette party for a bride who loves the beach.
Keep reading for my top 3 must-do’s when visiting Key West. And if you’re thinking of planning a trip to Key West but don’t actually want to plan, check out my Key West travel guide.
Top 3 When You Visit Key West
»VISIT THE SOUTHERNMOST POINT: A trip to Key West would not be complete without going to the Southernmost Point. It’s located just 90 miles from Cuba and is an iconic landmark featuring a colorful buoy that marks the southernmost point of the continental US.
»EXPLORE OLD TOWN: Key West’s Historic Old Town is filled with historic homes, shops, and bars/restaurants. Duval Street is one of the more famous streets and is the main street in Key West. You can easily walk from place to place on Duval Street. The Key West Lighthouse is another must-see attraction in Old Town, offering gorgeous views of the island.
»ENJOY THE OCEAN: Key West has beautiful turquoise waters and white sandy beaches. It’s truly paradise. You can also go snorkeling or scuba diving and explore the colorful coral reefs/marine life. Sunset cruises and catamarans are also super popular and highly recommended!
Looking for more to add to your Key West travel guide?
If you’re traveling to Key West and don’t have time (or patience) to plan, check out the ultimate Key West travel guide. It includes recommendations for:
»Where to stay
»How to get around
»Top things to do
»Top places to eat & drink
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