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Key West Attractions

Key West is more than meets the eye and beyond what you might have heard. Our island’s history rests on the ocean floor and spills out of bar doors up and down Duval Street. It hangs in tall palms and carries itself proudly like a rogue rooster or one of Hemingway’s six-toed cats. To understand Key West’s unique story, you need to be willing to venture beyond the ordinary to discover a place caught between the tradewinds of American history and the wrecklessly wild Caribbean breezes. From Spanish Galleons to bustling city squares, get to know the Conch Republic through our local attractions. To book tickets to the below Key West attractions, please contact our concierge at [email protected].

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Mel Fisher Maritime Museum

See the treasures of the late Nuestra Senora de Atocha and the Santa Margarita, and learn how Mel Fisher came upon the $450 million worth of buried treasures after 17 years of searching.

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Key West Shipwreck Museum

Step back in time to 1856 Key West, the era of the wreckers. Discover Key West’s unique maritime heritage and how it became the richest city in the United States.

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Smathers Beach

Enjoy Key West’s largest public beach located right across the street! Grab some lounge chairs and relax, or take to the water with our Gear Garage selection of non-motorized watersports.

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Mallory Square

Head to Old Town and Mallory Square to witness a gorgeous sunset. Join local vendors, street performers and hundreds of people from around the world to witness the beautiful colors of a Key West sunset.

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Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory

Walk among hundreds of living butterflies! Experience an impressive collection of flowering plants, colorful birds and over 60 different butterfly species at this stunning Nature Conservatory.

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Ernest Hemingway House

See the house where Ernest Hemingway resided and wrote for over 10 years. Step back in time and visit the rooms and gardens that are still set the way he left them.

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Southernmost Point

Take a picture at the Southernmost Point of the continental U.S.! A free attraction, stand in line to get your chance to snap a selfie with this iconic buoy.

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Duval Street

Visit one of over 50 world-famous bars and local dives located on Duval Street to get a taste of Key West life or do the Duval Crawl and fully-immerse yourself.


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