How long is the ferry ride from Tampa to Key West?
It takes about 3 hours. It’s a nice way to travel.
Is it worth driving to Florida Keys?
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.
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.
How many days are enough for the Florida Keys?
While it’s always ideal to spend more time in any destination, I recommend staying for at least four days in the Florida Keys, if not longer. To accomplish many things to do in the Florida Keys, you’ll need a solid five days.
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 do you need in 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.
What is the best month to visit the Florida Keys?
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.
When should you not go to Key West?
The two worst times to visit Key West are the winter and during hurricane season. Key West is a winter hot spot since many people live in areas where season changes are significant. After about a month or two of winter, people get annoyed by the snow and want a tropical getaway.
What is the cheapest time of year to go to Key West?
Visit Key West in the off-season The fall (September–November) is the low season in Key West, and room rates can drop by 50 percent or more. The hot, storm-prone summer months also see lower prices, and you’ll find decent discounts in April and May after the winter crowds thin out.
What should you not do in Key West?
Don’t Drive in Key West. Don’t Think Duval Street Has All the Restaurants. Don’t Let Prices Scare You Off. Don’t Forget These Key West Essentials: Don’t Feel Bad Taking a Trolley or Train Tour. Don’t Miss Sunset in Key West. Don’t Expect Sandy Beaches.