From all the places to visit in Key West, we feel that these are the most visited and loved by tourists. We hope you enjoy them!
Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory- Enter a world full of colorful butterflies in their natural habitat. Relax and enjoy the journey as you witness over 50 different species of butterflies and 20 different exotic birds floating through the air gracefully. It is a truly peaceful environment to release your stress.
Ernest Hemingway House- The home to the Nobel Prize winner Ernest Hemingway, one of America's most loved writers, is a wonderful place to visit to witness the places where he wrote his masterpieces. A unique attribute of this museum is seeing the six-fingered cats that reside in the property.
Harry S. Truman Little White House- This historical house was a vacation home for many important presidents such as Eisenhower and Kennedy. It was also used as the headquarters for the naval station during the Spanish-American war, World War | and World War ||. It is a piece history traveling through time.
Sunset Celebration at Mallory Square- Since the 1960's, Mallory Square has held a celebration for the sunset starting two hours before it sets. There is music, a crowd of people and performers creating memories for the tourists that visit.
Duval Street and its fun bars- Duval street is the main road of Key West. It is known its strip of bars that can suit all kinds of personalities and moods. If you are feeling to celebrate or just enjoy some drinks, you can do what they call the "Duval Crawl", going from bar to bar on foot. There are enough bars to hop the whole day!
Fort Zachary Taylor- Florida's most southernmost state park was an active fort in the Civil War and Spanish-American War. Now it is used as a recreation center with an amazing unique beach where you can snorkel, fish and play! There are nature and hiking trails and a beautiful view of the sunset from this park.
Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center- With over 6,000 square feet of engaging exhibits, this center takes you on a journey to the world of plants and animals that are native to the Keys. There is a 2,500 gallon Living Reef tank that showcases living corals and also a depiction of Aquarius, the only underwater ocean laboratory. This is your place to visit if you enjoy nature and the underwater world.
Key West Aquarium- The aquarium is a very popular desitnation in Key West. Alligators, jsharks, jellyfish and many species of marine life call this place home. There is even a touch tank that allows you to touch animals like sea stars, huge hermit crabs, sea urchins, and even the tail of a live shark!
Mel Fisher Museum- This museum exhibits the treasures that Mel Fisher sacrificed 16 years of his life to hunt for. In the end, the $450 million treasure from the Spanish ships that sank in 1622 near Key West were his! This museum holds over 40 tons of silver and gold pieces, Columbian emeralds and historic artifacts.
Vandenberg Wreck- As one of the largest wrecks in the world, it sits at 150 feet of water just 20 minutes from Key West by boat. It is home to a wide array of marine animals and it is a spectacular place to dive. Argued by most as the most incredible shipwreck dive ever.
Shipwreck Museum- This museum will take you back to the 1850's to discover maritime heritage of Key West and how it became the wealthiest city in the U.S.
Dry Tortugas National Park- Made up of seven islands and home to Fort Jefferson, a prison during the Civil War, it is one of the unique eco-adventures in the world. Over here you can go snorkeling on the clear waters, lay back in the isolated beaches, and scout exotic birds. You can get here by a ferry or a seaplane.
Southernmost Point of The United States- Only 90 miles from Cuba, this is as south as the continental United States gets!
Nightlife and Bars
From experience, this is what we recommend!
Green Parrot Bar-
Little Room Jazz Club-
Capt. Tony's Saloon
Vinos on Duval
Kelly's Caribbean Bar, Grill and Brewery
Hard Rock Cafe
Bourbon Street Pub
World of Beer