Strongly agreed upon as one of the world’s most popular vacation destinations, Key West offers a unique combination of fun and sun, land and sea, as well as excitement throughout the day and into the night. Key West, known as the southernmost city in the continental United States, it combines American and Caribbean influences into a truly unique atmosphere. Besides being filled with attractions, shops, and restaurants, it has long been a haven for writers, artists and adventurers. One hundred miles and 42 bridges separate the mainland from our island at the crossroads of the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico, where warm turquoise waters offer incredible fishing, diving, sailing, and snorkeling. By sailing just seven miles offshore you can experience North America’s only living coral reef.
Stroll through historic Old Town and see hundreds of examples of nineteenth-century architecture. Jump aboard a trolley our train to view our magical island and don’t forget to tour the homes of Hemingway and President Harry Truman. Visit some of the most unique museums in the United States and experience our heritage in art galleries, shops, hotels and restaurants designed to suit every style and taste. Sail into the sunset aboard a tall ship or just join the nightly festivities in Mallory Square. As it was a century ago, Key West remains a charming, historic seaport town – and an unforgettable vacation destination with open arms for everyone! For more information and things to do visit the Key West Attractions Association.