Destination guide

The lively city of Florida Keys awaits you

Enjoy the live music and other features of Florida Keys. Renowned for its dolphin watching, seaside and bars, this city welcomes all visitors. Local cultural sights include Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Key West Art and Historical Society. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Florida Keys

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Travelers enjoy fun activities like jogging trails, dolphin viewing opportunities and fishing. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Florida Keys a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dolphin Research Center (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Florida Keys Country Club (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Island Hoppers Aerial Adventures (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Conch Air (9 mi / 14.5 km)

Seasonal weather in Florida Keys

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Florida Keys

Florida Keys is famous for its breathtaking sunsets and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Florida Keys is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sombrero Beach (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Bahia Honda State Park and Beach (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • The Turtle Hospital (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Sunset Park Beach (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Bahia Honda Key (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Curry Hammock State Park (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)

Transportation to and around Florida Keys

Fly into Marathon, FL (MTH-Florida Keys Marathon), the closest airport, located 8.7 mi (14.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Key West, FL (EYW-Key West Intl.), which is 40.8 mi (65.7 km) away.

Where to stay near Florida Keys?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 4,138 house rentals near Florida Keys. From 2,134 Houses to 1,051 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Florida Keys is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Florida Keys?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Florida Keys. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Naples: 7,641 vacation rentals
  • The Bahamas: 2,388 vacation rentals
  • Miami: 5,428 vacation rentals
  • Miami Beach: 4,398 vacation rentals
  • Key West: 1,643 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Florida Keys! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Florida Keys?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Florida Keys:

  • Naples: 7,641 rentals
  • Miami: 5,428 rentals
  • Miami Beach: 4,398 rentals
  • Key West: 1,643 rentals
  • Key Largo: 1,137 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Florida Keys?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Florida Keys are:

  • Florida Keys Marathon Airport (MTH): 1,037 home rentals
  • Key West International Airport (EYW): 1,618 home rentals
  • Homestead Arb Airport (HST): 402 home rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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