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Price and Availability Index Key West
Vacation Rental Price Information in Key West
This graph displays the average prices for the next six months in Key West. Prices reach their highest point in February, where prices are an average of $513 a night (2/9 - 2/16). Prices decrease in August to an average of $280 per night (8/4 - 8/11).
Rental Availability Information in Key West
Our availability graph helps you identify the busiest months in Key West. So far, the week with the least available rentals in Key West is in February (2/16 - 2/23). It will be easy to find a rental that suits you in a week of August (8/25 - 9/1), as 85% of the rentals are still available.
The weather in Key West
Above are the weather conditions for Key West. The highest average temperatures are in the month of July. However, temperatures can go lower than 68° in Key West in February. According to the climate diagram, August is the rainiest month of the year in Key West.
Choose a Key West Vacation Rental for an Unforgettable Beach Vacation
Key West is the place to go if you're looking for fantastic diving and snorkeling whilst maintaining all the benefits of a city break. It is ideal for any type of stay, from a weekend getaway to a longer vacation. Relish a quiet seaside break and soak up the Caribbean vibes by staying in a Key West vacation rental. Key West has it all, from tranquil seaside nooks to lively entertainment.
Reaching Key West
There are several ways to get to your Key West vacation rental: by air, land, and sea. Delta Airlines, American, United, and Silver Airways have flights to Key West International Airport. If you are driving, take the Florida Turnpike south from Miami to Key West. A high-speed ferry also operates daily, sailing from Fort Myers Beach and Marco Island. Alternatively, Greyhound buses will take you to Key West from Miami International Airport.
Dining in Key West
Cuisine in Key West is a tantalizing mix of Bahamian, Cuban, and New England influences, drawing on the best the sea has to offer. Key West is known affectionately as the "Conch Republic." This mollusk is served in salads, chowders, and as part of main courses.
Do not leave any restaurant without sampling the famous Key lime pie, a sinful concoction of condensed milk and Key limes perched on a Graham cracker crust and topped with decadent whipped cream.
Sunshine Year Round
Key West is a year-round travel destination, as it is blessed with a tropical climate similar to the Caribbean. The coolest month is January and the hottest is July. The island has two main seasons: wet (May to October) and dry (November to April).
History and More
Apart from diving, swimming, snorkeling, and water-based activities, there is plenty to see on land. Visit the attractive Old Town with its pastel-hued, conch-style houses, and don't forget to check out the Fort Zachary Taylor. The latter is a historic state park that is now used as a venue for events such as Civil War reenactments.
Stop at Mallory Square, a plaza known for its "Sunset Celebration." People gather here to view arts and crafts, eat from food carts, enjoy street performances, and watch the remarkable sunset. The New Town, which is on the east side of the island, features malls, shopping centers, schools, and residential zones.
Another famous attraction in Key West is the replica of a buoy made from concrete located at South and Whitehead Streets, which marks the "southernmost point" of the Continental USA.
Key West Culture
When it comes to culture and history, Key West has so much to offer. Explore the Audubon House and Tropical Gardens, a museum dedicated to the American painter, naturalist, and ornithologist John James Audubon.
Another must-visit for art enthusiasts is the Studios of the Key West, a community for artists which comprises work spaces, an exhibition hall, sculpture garden, and houses and cottages. An excellent program of performances, talks, and concerts is sure to cater to all tastes and interests.
In addition, be sure to check in advance if there are performances by the Key West Contemporary Dance Company, based at the Waterfront Playhouse. The Tennessee Williams Theater is another cultural hotspot, with a program packed with dance, theater, and musical performances.
Traveling with Children
Traveling with kids? Key West has something for everyone, young and old. Visit Key West Nature Preserve Park, where you can enjoy walks and hikes through a lush mangrove forest.
The Key West Marine Park is great for swimming and snorkeling, and is protected by buoys, making it safe for younger adventurers. Astro City is a popular playground located across from Higgs Beach, while Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center features interactive displays about reefs and mangroves.
Self-catering in your Key West vacation rental
One of the best ways to experience the island is to stay in a Key West vacation rental. You will have lots of room if you are traveling with family or friends, as well as complete privacy. What's more, you can enjoy that home-away-from-home feeling and unwind after a long day of exciting activities.
Most Key West vacation rentals also come with a fully fitted kitchen, allowing you the flexibility to cook at home when it suits you.
Uncover Key West Island gems
Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park
Known simply as Fort Taylor or Fort Zach, this park is centred around a Civil War-era fort. Visitors can enjoy cycling, swimming, snorkeling and fishing here. Grab a bite at the open-air Cayo Hueso Café.
Harry S. Truman Little White House
The winter White House for former president Harry S. Truman is a great place to learn about Key West's history. Local guides add color to the experience with their anecdotes.
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Learn about the literary icon's numerous romantic relationships, friendships and writings through a guided tour of his erstwhile residence.
Dry Tortugas National Park
Seventy miles from Key West, this secluded park is home to Fort Jefferson, wild birds, coral reefs and marine life. It's the ideal location for a camping excursion.
Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory
Kids in particular will love this conservatory where nearly 60 species of butterflies thrive in a climate-controlled, glass-enclosed habitat.
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