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Key West Tours from Miami

Discover the charms of the southernmost city in the continental United States on your Key West tours from Miami. Soak in the tropical, laidback vibe of the island and brace yourself for a fabulous Caribbean vacation with tons of exciting attractions to visit including museums, beaches, historical treasures, gardens, aquariums, and national parks. A vacation getaway for Ernest Hemingway, Tennessee Williams and President Harry S. Truman, there are reasons aplenty why travelers worldwide gravitate towards Key West. Hike, bike, and enjoy a dose of history at the Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park, head to Mallory Square to enjoy a beautiful sunset, enjoy a boat tour, visit the Harry S Truman Little White House, and explore the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum. Book sightseeing tours by verified tour operators and grab the best deals and discounts!

Our tips for Key West

  • You only need a cab to take you from the airport to the hotel. Other than that, the best way to explore the island is on foot, on a bike or by public transportation. Eating out regularly in the city can burn a whole in your pocket.
  • Shop for local produce or stock up at the supermarkets. By eating in as much as possible, the savings can stack up quick. Tuck into a sumptuous Cuban meal and embrace the Cuban culture of the city.
  • The city is just 90 miles from the city of Havana, Cuba, so enjoying the cuisine is an essential part of the Key West experience.

Good to know

Best time to visit
  • The best time to visit is from March to May as the crowds are lesser and hotel rates cheaper. The weather is also lovely for sightseeing, similar to winter's blissful 70s and 80s.
  • If you are a budget traveler, avoid traveling during the winter months as Key West can get crowded and overall the rates are much steeper.
Getting there
  • There are options galore when it comes to getting around Key West. Old Town is quite small: two miles wide by four miles long.
  • You can easily explore the city by walking, bicycling, taxis, electric rental cars, mopeds, pedi-cabs, city buses, and trolleys.
  • So even if you don’t have your own transport, there are plenty of options to enjoy sightseeing.
Money saving tips
  • Visit during the off season: Avoid going in winter and instead book your trip between March and May as the weather is lovely and the rates are cheaper.
  • Collect drink coupons: Visits to the bar can be quite expensive. Collect and use the commonly available 2-for-1 drink coupons that bars and restaurants around town offer.
  • Mallory Square: Enjoy the nightly sunset celebration in Mallory Square. Watch street performers, enjoy the beautiful sunset, and tuck into some scrumptious street food. 
Did you know?

Cool Key West facts to impress fellow travelers with!

  • Literary icon and journalist Ernest Hemingway was a resident of Key West for several years in the 1930s.
  • Some of his best works were written there. It is actually closer to Cuba than the city of Miami. The city is just 90 miles away from the coast of Cuba. So don’t get fooled by the Florida address.
  • One of Hemingway’s lesser-known contributions is a white six-toed cat by the name of Snow White that he brought to the city. Today, the Hemingway Home and Museum is home to about 50 six-toed cats.

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