Fort Zachary Taylor Park in Key West, Florida

Key West, a tiny U.S. beachside city, is located on the beautiful Florida Keys archipelago. It is also the southern most point of the United States, lying about 90 miles off the coast of Cuba.

Famed for its pale-colored, Conch Style homes, it is also a great cruise-ship spot accessible by the mainland via the Overseas Highway. It is known for its coral reefs and a variety of interesting marine life. It is home to many endangered species such as the Key West Hammerhead Sea Turtle.

In order to maximize your Key West Florida vacation, you will need to find a rental property that can cater to your specific needs. This means you have to know the type of rental house you want to visit. There are several types of rentals in Key West, some of which include hotels, villas, cottages, and condos. 

Since Key West is known for its amazing water views, the beachfront hotels provide ample opportunities for fun and activities. If you are looking for a place to relax or play a round of golf, there are plenty of golf courses to choose from.

Also, if you want to go underwater and see a bit of the fishy underbelly of the ocean, rent a scuba tank or do a little deep-sea diving. Many hotels provide amenities for other water-related activities, including swimming, water skiing, windsurfing, and even kayaking.

Besides water activities, Key West Florida has several fun spots you can visit. The park district provides numerous attractions, from amusement parks to museums. You can also go boating and enjoy the scenic Keys and waterways.

Key West also has a great selection of theme parks and zoos, so you can spend a day at the zoo and then head back to the beach for some lazy time by the water. The Aquarium of Key West and the Florida Sea Aquarium are also great places to explore.

For those who want to get active, the Keys have several great exercise clubs and fitness centers. Whether you are interested in taking yoga classes, participating in Pilates or simply running around to enjoy the sun, the Keys offers a fun and exciting place to exercise. You can even rent a bike and try it out on the many trails around the Keys.

To top off your Key West Florida vacation, there are plenty of dining options. If you are looking for a great place to grab a bite to eat, you won’t go wrong with Key Lime Pie. Or, if you are looking for something different, you might try Key West’s most popular cuisine: Key Lime Juice. Key Lime Juice is made fresh right on the island from squeezing of lemons and pineapple parts that is boiled down and then strained. The result is a light limeade-like drink that is delicious.


Key West is one of the most interesting places to see in the entire United States. The beautiful beaches, the fun nightlife and the warm hospitality of the native residents are all reasons why you should go to Key West.

But if you want to know what is the best part about Key West, the answer would be the amazing natural beauty of the place. Its panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean are enough to give you a breathtaking sight and these views remain long after you have returned home.

From scuba diving, boating, kayaking, golfing, and hiking, you will definitely have one of the most memorable holidays of your life.