How long is the ferry ride from Fort Lauderdale to Key West?
They will keep you entertained as you marvel at the beauty of the sea. Your time on the boat will be approximately 2 hours so you can also enjoy the view of Key West from the ocean. Once you have finished your cruise on the glass bottom boat, you will have about 4 hours to look around Key West.
Is the drive to Key West worth it?
The drive to Key West will be one of the best parts of your trip. I highly recommend driving the Overseas Highway while you are in Key West. The Overseas Highway is a 113-mile highway, with 42 bridges (one bridge is 7 miles long!) connecting the Florida mainland to all of the Florida Keys.
Is it better to fly or drive to Key West?
Depends on how long you’re staying. If you’ll be in Key West for a couple of weeks, driving down is fine. But if you’re only staying a long weekend, or even a week, flying in is a better choice.
Is driving the Florida Keys worth it?
The Florida Keys are one of the best spots in the US to go on a road trip. In just 100 miles, hop from key to key, go snorkeling, dine at seafood restaurants, try key lime pie, go shopping, and enjoy endless views of brilliant aquamarine water. It’s a gorgeous drive with lots to do.
What is the best month to go to Key West?
The best time to visit Key West is between March and May. The winter crowds will taper off, the hotel rates become reasonable and the weather is remarkably similar to winter’s blissful 70s and 80s. Speaking of winter – that season is the island’s busiest and priciest.
Can you do the Key West Express in one day?
It is not required to complete your trip in one day. You can stay for a week if you’d like. However, The boat only leaves Key West in the evenings, so yes you can take the boat down in the morning of one day but you would return the evening (no morning option available) of whatever day you wanted.
How many days is enough for Key West?
Key West is worth a day trip, but the more time you have, the better! You could easily spend a week in Key West, but 3-4 days is optimal if you want to do it all and still have time to relax.
Why is Key West so special?
Key West, the southernmost point in the United States, is famous for watersports, lively nightlife, beaches, historic sites and its pastel, conch-style architechture.
What should I not miss in Key West?
Key West Cemetery. Photo courtesy of Dale M. Key West Lighthouse Museum. Old Town. The Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum. Old Town. Harry S. Conch Tour Train. Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center. Mallory Square Sunset Celebration. Dry Tortugas National Park.
What is the cheapest month to go to Key West?
Go during the off season, roughly June to November. (September and November are the cheapest of all.) Shop around for accommodations and compromise on amenities or location. Seek out affordable, casual restaurants.