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Welcome to Key West

Welcome to Key West, Florida

If you have never been here before, you are in for a real treat. There are Key West attractions for everyone. Some of our most popular Key West tourist activities on the water include dolphin encounters, kayaking the backcountry, diving and snorkeling at Ft. Jefferson and the Dry Tortugas, or renting a boat at a Key West marina to explore on your own. On land, shopping, museums, art galleries, tours, theaters and more await you. Or you can simply relax in the sand at one of our Key West beaches, by the pool at your Key West hotel, or on Duval Street with a cocktail in hand.

Get in the water!

Diving & Snorkeling

Diving & Snorkeling

Diving and snorkeling in the coral reefs and wrecks around Key West is spectacular. If you are interested in wreck diving, there are only a few around Key West that are available to visitors, but the few we have are world class! Our dive charters are among the world's best and will share the best underwater spots in Key West. More



We have some of the finest saltwater fishing around, whether you are an avid fly fisherman looking for the thrill of sight casting to tarpon as they cross a beautiful, sandy flat in the Key West backcountry, or offshore doing some deep sea fishing and thinking about a fresh seafood dinner at one of our fine Key West restaurants. More

Boating & Marinas

Boating & Marinas

The bright turquoise waters are enough to draw people to Key West from around the world. For visitors who want to explore the waters surrounding the Island City, there are a number of boat rentals and charters. Ride through the shallow water and mangrove islands in the flats of Key West, or venture into 'blue water' offshore. More

The Southernmost City

We invite you to visit our unique tropical island city. Explore our crystal clear waters with a diving, snorkeling or sailing expedition. Savor a Key West sunset at Mallory Square. Or take a relaxing stroll down Duval Street, grab a cold drink, listen to a local band or pick up a souvenir for the folks back home. Experience a taste of Caribbean culture in Key West without leaving the States. Use our site to plan your Key West vacation, book a Key West hotel, find a top notch fishing guide, research our bars and restaurants, even see the action live with a Key West webcam. So hop in the car, put the top down, and enjoy the sunny, relaxing drive to the end of US 1. We'll be waiting.

The Southernmost City

Go out on the town!



Key West is a fun place and can be as relaxing, romantic, or wild as you want it to be. There are accommodations in Key West for every type of traveler. We have some of the most extravagant Key West guesthouses and inns with beautiful, lush landscaping and free-form pools. Some of the places make you think you are in a tropical rainforest. More

Things to Do

Things to Do

In Key West, the number of unique experiences you can have in one day is almost unbelievable. In a day, you can visit the Southernmost Point in the Continental U.S., take a dip in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, visit Ernest Hemingway's House, eat fresh, off-the-boat seafood, drink at Florida's oldest bar, and witness a world-renowned sunset. More

Bars & Restaurants

Bars & Restaurants

No doubt about it, for a 2-by-4 mile island, Key West sure has a lot going on with food and drink. At last count there were over 240 eating and drinking establishments. One thing you can bank on while here in Key West is fresh local seafood. More

Upcoming Key West Events

Dec 01 – Jul 31
Key West Fishing Tournament

More than 40 species of fish are targeted during the multi-month tournament, with divisions for men, women, junior anglers (ages 10 to 15) and Pee Wees (under 10 years old). The Key West Fishing Tournament strongly encourages the release of game fish...More

Mar 13 – Oct 24
Monday & Tuesday Evening GLOW Hours at Hugh's Rooftop

The Studios of Key West's Hugh's Rooftop offers the best views in town and an ideal spot to catch the sunset and a drink on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. The bar is open, admission is free. Capacity is limited, so come early. 533 Eaton...More

Apr 28 – Oct 22
Key West Art & Historical Society: Out of the Box - The Art of the Cigar Label

The Key West Art & Historical Society presents “Out of the Box: The Art of the Cigar Label." The exhibition offers a compelling sampling and interpretation of 19th and early 20th century inner and outer cigar labels, showcasing more than 40 lithograp...More

May 31 – Jun 30
Key West Art & Historical Society: Sushi in the Shoe

After 25 years of ‘dropping’ in a giant red glitter high-heeled shoe on New Year’s Eve, Key West’s legendary drag queen Sushi has hung up the heel. Since its inception, the Red Shoe Drop has become so famous that it’s often featured on national and i...More

Jun 07 – 11
Key West Pride

Visitors can celebrate diversity and mark the 20th “birthday” of Key West’s famed 1.25-mile sea-to-sea rainbow flag during Key West Pride 2023, scheduled Wednesday through Sunday, June 7-11. Presented by the Key West Business Guild, Pride 2023’s high...More

Jun 09 – 11
Key West Pride Sea-to-Sea Diversity Flag Laser Light Show

Key West Pride celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Sea-to-Sea Diversity Flag being unfurled on Duval Street with an amazing laser light show depicting the flag along the entire length of Duval Street. The light show will happen from 8 to 10 p.m. F

Jun 10
Key West Pride Street Fair

Key West celebrates Pride with a vibrant street fair featuring local artists and vendors from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the 700, 800 and 900 blocks of Duval Street, followed by disco dancing in the street at 5 p.m.

Jun 11
Key West Artisan Market: Summer Edition

Stop by for brunch, shopping, fresh produce, baked goods and other foods to fill your pantry, and meet local artists. Full bar with great bloody Mary's and mimosas, too. The market's summer edition takes place every other Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m...More

Jun 11
Sunset Green: Na Ma Sit & Stay Yoga with Your Dog

The Keys Collection offers Na Ma Sit & Stay Yoga with Your Dog the second Sunday of each month at 9:30 am. at the Sunset Green event lawn in Key West. Admission is free but a $10 donation is suggested, with all proceeds donated to Florida Keys SPCA.

Jun 16 – 18
10th Annual VFW Fishing Tournament

A family fun tournament, cash prizes are to be awarded for the heaviest catch of five target species -- mahi-mahi (dolphin fish), wahoo, tuna, snapper and grouper. Cash prizes are awarded for the heaviest catches of each including a first-place prize...More

Jun 17
CFK Swim Around Key West

Embark on an adventurous swim - a 12.5 loop around the island. The pristine waters around Key West give swimmers great views of both the land and underwater life. Compete in different categories including solo swimmer, solo swimmers with fins, solo s...More

Jun 21
Key West Art & Historical Society: "Old Island Eats" Book Signing

Martha Hubbard, culinary director and executive chef of Key West’s Unity Table at Williams Hall, will be signing copies of her highly acclaimed cookbook “Old Island Eats” at the Key West Museum of Art and History at 281 Front Street from 5 to 7 p.m.

Jun 22 – 25
Seventh Annual Mango Fest Key West

Experience all things mango through culinary treats, education and demonstrations during this celebration of the Keys' sweet indigenous fruit and its heritage. Stroll around the Mango Mania vendor village, enter a photo contest, enjoy mouthwatering m...More

Jun 26
Sunset Green: Live at Sunset Concert

The Keys Collection presents the "Live at Sunset" free monthly concert series on the last Tuesday of every month on the Sunset Green! The lawn opens at 6 p.m., with local talent performing from 7-10 p.m. Free entry and parking, food & drinks for purc...More

Jun 30 – Jul 1
Key West Association of Realtors Charity Fishing Tournament

This Key West charity fishing tournament benefits FAIR (Fair Insurance Rates in Monroe) and is based at the Perry Hotel & Marina, 7005 Shrimp Road. Eligible species including sailfish (catch/photo/release) and dolphin fish, blackfin tuna or kingfish,...More

Jun 30 – Jul 4
Key West Key Lime Festival

Key West's annual Key Lime Festival is set to celebrate the world’s most sensational citrus with a bountiful array of festivities across the island where Key lime pie was conceived. Over five days, lovers of the lime can indulge in a full menu of act...More

The Key West Calendar of Events is provided courtesy of the Monroe County Tourist Development Council. It is filled from January to December with everything from Florida Keys fishing tournaments to Fantasy Fest, to a gathering to celebrate the Conch Republic's Independence. One of Key West's best attributes is that no matter what time of the year you come here, there is always something going on. More Key West Events

Key West on your screen

Key West Webcams

Key West Webcams

The next best thing to vacationing in Key West is viewing our Web Cams. From anywhere in the world, see live streaming video of Key West's sunsets, beaches, palm trees, resorts, and local hot spots. Envision your next vacation via More

Live Duval Street

Live Duval Street

See what's happening on Live Duval Street, or wave to your friends at home as you cruise the mile-long street. Duval Street is home to restaurants, bars, shops, live entertainment and world-class people watching. More

Southernmost Webcam

Southernmost Webcam

Even if you are thousands of miles away, you can experience being here with us. The Southernmost Webcam brings you the sunrises, sunsets, sunshine and storms. See the revelers, the trolleys, and the occasional rooster making a cameo. More