Key West is a tropical slice of heaven, three hours from Miami. Your friends or significant other will fall in love with the laid back lifestyle in Key West. Key West is small, and a weekend is the perfect amount of time to see the sights and enjoy the beauty that the southernmost point the continental United States has to offer.
Seaport & Nightlife
Once you’re settled into your hotel and ready to take on the town, you’ll want to find your way to one of the liveliest areas in Key West. In Key West’s historic seaport area, you’ll find tourist and locals who are smiling and dancing along to live music and entertainment that will immerse you in the culture of Key West. While you enjoy the fun and engaging atmosphere, you can enjoy the freshest seafood at any of the local restaurants, and make sure you leave room for dessert! Pay Kermit’s Key West Key Lime Shoppe a visit and treat yourself to a slice of authentic key lime pie. They also have a gluten-free crust option, because everyone should be able to enjoy the best dessert to end a perfect day in paradise.
Beach Day & Fresh Eats
Start your day off early and head to the beach for a quintessential beach day in Key West. There are a few public beaches to enjoy like Smathers Beach if your hotel doesn’t have its own beach access area. You can enjoy a quick tanning session or relax with a book before getting into the blue water and soaking up the sun and the waves. Key West highlights the best of Florida’s beaches and leaves no visitors disappointed. If you’re looking for a little more excitement on the water, check out kayak or paddle boat rentals that will give you the chance to enjoy the beach in a new way. After a long day at the beach, it’s time to break for dinner. The Flaming Buoy Filet Co. is one eclectic restaurant that gives you a great selection of seafood and vegetarian options.
It wouldn’t be a proper weekend in Key West if you don’t enjoy a beautiful sunset. Whether you’re at the historic seaport, sharing a dessert with your favorite person, or enjoying an after dinner walk on the beach, watching the sunset in paradise is a sight that not everyone gets to enjoy.
Find Your Little Slice of Paradise
Escaping to paradise is easy and you don’t even have to leave the country. Key West is its own world of culture and liveliness. You’ll never want to leave once you arrive. A weekend trip to Key West is the perfect way to recharge and relax before heading back to the real world.