Mallory Square Sunset Celebration
400 Wall St, Key West, FL 33040
Sunset Celebration, an enduring arts festival, unfolds every evening on the scenic Mallory Square Dock in Key West, Florida. Frequented by a myriad of arts and crafts exhibitors, street performers, psychics, and food carts, it enjoys the patronage of tourists from around the globe. Held roughly two hours before sunset, it pulls in a diverse crowd who gathers to relish a multicultural spectacle whi...
Smathers Beach, 2601 S Roosevelt Blvd, Key West, FL 33040
Smathers Beach, located on the south side of Key West on South Roosevelt Blvd (A1A), is the city's largest and most popular public beach. Spanning nearly half a mile, it attracts a significant number of visitors annually, especially during spring break, with approximately 150,000 patrons frequenting the location. The beach is renowned for: Being a hub of activity, offering various watersports a...
Southernmost Point, Whitehead St & South St, Key West, FL 33040
The Southernmost Point Buoy, an iconic landmark in Key West, Florida, represents the southernmost point of the continental United States. This 20-ton concrete monument, shaped like a sizable marine navigation buoy, was erected in 1983 at the intersection of South Street and Whitehead Street. The buoy is a significant tourist attraction, attracting visitors globally who often queue for photograp...
Higgs Memorial Beach Park, 1000 Atlantic Blvd, Key West, FL 33040
Higgs Beach, located on the Atlantic Ocean next to the Casa Marina Resort, offers a relaxed and tranquil beach experience in Key West. The beach is a part of several parks including the Clarence S. Higgs Memorial Beach Park, CB Harvey Rest Beach Park, and the Civil War-era fort, Fort West Martello. Visitors can partake in various activities such as swimming, snorkeling, sunbathing, and playing ...
Hemingway Home & Museum
907 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, located in Key West, Florida, stands as a vivid representation of the life of the renowned author, who had purchased the iconic Spanish Colonial-style house in 1931. Over time, he had personally restored and remodeled it, adorning it with distinctive furnishings, trophy mounts, and skins from his African safaris and hunting excursions. Of particular interest a...
Lighthouse & Keeper's Quarters
938 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040
The Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters represent an iconic historical site. Not long after the establishment of a U.S. Navy base in Key West in 1823, the necessity for a lighthouse to ensure the safe passage of military and commercial vessels through the Florida Keys' treacherous, reef-filled waters became apparent. The present lighthouse, which opened in 1848, broke societal norms by appoi...
Mel Fisher Maritime Museum
200 Greene St, Key West, FL 33040
The Mel Fisher Maritime Museum, renowned for housing sunken Spanish galleons Nuestra Senora de Atocha and Santa Margarita, and the slave ship Henrietta Marie, welcomes visitors seven days a week. With the last admission at 4 pm, the museum opens at 10 am daily, charging an entry fee of $17.50 for adults and $8.50 for children. The museum boasts several ongoing exhibitions such as: "Today's The ...
Audubon House & Tropical Garden
205 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040
The Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, situated in Key West, offers visitors a nostalgic glimpse into the mid-19th-century lifestyle of a maritime pilot and master wrecker. This stately mansion, originally constructed by Captain John Huling Geiger in the 1840s, served as the home for four generations of the Geiger family until 1956. Slated for demolition in 1958, the mansion was rescued and res...
1 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040
Located in famous Mallory Square, the Key West Aquarium is one of the island’s most popular and historic attractions for kids and adults of all ages.
Custom House Museum
281 Front St, Key West, FL 33040
An award-winning museum and official headquarters of the Key West Art & Historical Society. Experience two floors of exhibitions that weave together two centuries of history, art, people, and events.