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Key West Travel Guide

When you visit Key West, you'll feel like you're in a tropical paradise! This island and city in the Sunshine State is home to picturesque beaches and is located in the southernmost point of the continental USA. From sailing and kayaking to snorkelling and swimming, there are lots of activities to enjoy, as well as museums, art galleries, golf courses and theaters. In particular, Duval Street is where it all happens, with souvenir and boutique shops during the day and lively restaurants, saloons and nightlife when the sun sets. Everyone loves a watering hole in Key West, and when you're in the city, don’t forget to try some Key lime pie!

Things to Do in Key West

Top things to do in Key West include visiting Smathers Beach. The beautiful beach is home to sun, sea, and sand, and is popular with vacationers. You can also climb up the Key West Lighthouse and soak in the views at the top. The Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory is an exciting place to spend the afternoon, with 60 colorful creatures to admire and an aviary you can walk through. Alternatively, tour the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and see where the author spent most of his years writing. Fun in the evenings is in Mallory Square with its lively atmosphere and array of restaurants, shops, and sunset celebrations.

Best Places to Stay in Key West

There are lots of hotels and resorts to choose from around Duval Street that are near to all the action. There are also places near to Smathers Beach. Since Key West is pretty small, you are never too far away from anything!

Best Time to Visit Key West

The temperatures can get hot in the summer in Key West, while the spring is a much more manageable heat. Accommodation prices are a lot more reasonable during March to May also.

Price and Availability Index in Key West

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Key West is in March, while the cheapest month is in October. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Key West is in the high season in February. Key West has its low season in September, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Key West tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Key West tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Key West

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Key West. The warmest months in Key West are May and April, when temperatures reach 94 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 54 ˚F. The wettest month in Key West is September with 11.88 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.01 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Key West

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - Homeaway, VRBO, Airbnb and more. We have 15932 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Key West ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Key West comes in at $null per night. On average, a place to stay in Key West will cost you $982 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 2476 accommodations in Key West that have WiFi. 58 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. Choose from 456 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you're planning on arriving in Key West by car, be sure to choose from 2230 accommodations that provide parking. 780 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 856 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

In Key West AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 9 providers, including 964 places to stay from Homeaway, 896 accommodations from VRBO and 896 places to stay from Airbnb.

8176 of our places to stay in Key West have been rated by previous guests. They rated 49% as excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 6120 places to stay right now.

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