Key West Tour: Getting out of the Island City for a Day
Key West- the name itself brings memories of fresh air, beautiful sun rays, golden beaches, and loads more.
And when you have witnessed these and more, it’s time to get away from the tiny island and spend a day or two
on the Lower Keys where there’s lots of fascinating things to do.
The Trip Begins
Consider Publix in Key West as your first stopover. From here, you can make a move to Highway 1 to
Sugarloaf Key, coming off the major road onto Sugarloaf Blvd. and drive for a couple of miles amidst the
Traveling through the dense mangroves has its own charm and promises to show you the hidden treasures of
nature. In fact, most vacationers believe that there is a lot more to seen in the Florida Keys than just Key West.
The Keys archipelago is stretched over 200 miles and houses 823 islands to explore.
Driving along the Florida Keys
Driving the Florida Keys is a fantastic, incredible and striking experience. For 50% of the drive you’ll be stuck
by the overwhelming beauty of the landscape and seascape. Plan for your dream ride and get immersed in its
intense beauty with eternal vistas of mangrove, sea, and clouds.
Heading to a narrow strip of land, which is engulfed by surprising oceanic views is a joy in itself. En route you
can stop by two popular beaches like:
Bahia Honda State Park - MM36
If you have always longed for some beach treasures, then this is the place to be. This large beach is about a mile
long. Often busy in peak season, the beach lures vacationers and locals alike.
Curry Hammock State Park - MM56
This is comparatively a quiet place; hence you can also term this as a hidden gem. Away from the hustle and
bustle of city life, it is a great place if you want to spend some time with yourself. It's a small state park and a
tiny beach that never fails to amuse its visitors.
On the other hand, if you are not too enthusiastic about the beaches, then you can stop by:
Theater of the Sea - MM 84
It's a storehouse of shows - sea lions, dolphins, plus loads of fish, and turtles. And if you have always longed to
see an exotic bird show then this is the place to be. It's an extremely understated and small version of Sea
World. For an amazing experience, make sure to see all the shows.
Flying to Key West
Key West International Airport is quite small and about 2 miles from Duval Street and the city center. After you
land, you can take a cab to reach your hotel. Spend some days exploring the beauty of the island and then head
for the nearby attractions and destinations.
Key West and its mesmerizing surroundings will not disappoint anybody. Plan your vacation to this amazing
island city and create memories of a lifetime. And for exclusive tours and packages to Key West we are only a