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Five Things to do in the Lower Keys

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Best Things to do in the Lower Keys

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Looking for the most memorable Lower Keys experience? We’ve got you covered! Check out the following 5 places near Key West to enjoy your Keys vacation!

Get Up and Go Kayaking

Paddle the pristine water of the Florida Keys in one of our crystal clear kayaks. You’ll have a chance to see starfish, iguanas, sharks, octopus and dozens of other exotic creatures while paddling through one of the many mangrove mazes!

Mallory Square

There is no better place in the world to watch the sunset than Mallory Square on Key West. Ride on a sailboat, hop on a cruise or enjoy a relaxing dinner, you won’t regret the views!

Southernmost Point

Properly named, this marks the southernmost point of the continental United States.  You’ll regret it if you don’t take a picture with the giant buoy!

Dry Tortugas

About 68 miles off the coast of Key West, the Dry Tortugas is a small cluster of islands that you cannot miss. Aside from the amazing views and crystal clear water, it’s the home of Fort Jefferson which acted as a prison during the Civil War.

Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum

Built in 1851, this French Colonial home was designed to withstand hurricanes and sits as the second highest site on Key West. However, it is best known to be the home of Ernest Hemingway in the 1930’s. The American author moved there with his wife and the home is now open to the public for tours!


From $67

This tour takes you on a clear kayak adventure through the mesmerizing mangrove tunnels of Sugarloaf Key, near Key West. You’ll get to witness the breathtaking views of clear water and colorful marine life, making it an unforgettable experience.