Things to do in Key West
Key West is prided with being the southernmost city in the United States. Along with blue skies and beautiful beaches, enjoy the outdoors with activities such as diving, fishing, watersports, and golfing on your visit. Sheraton Suites Key West is conveniently located across from Smathers Beach and a short shuttle ride away from Duval Street, where you can find restaurants, shops, and local Caribbean flair. We hope you leave time to explore the local sights and Key West family activities.
Earnest Hemingway Home and Museum
Nestled in the heart of Old Town Key West, this unique property was home to one of America's most honored and respected authors. Ernest Hemingway lived and wrote here for more than ten years.
Key West Aquarium
Perhaps one of the most unique aquariums in the world, the Key West Aquarium has delighted visitors since 1934. Open for business during the Great Depression, the Aquarium was Key West’s first attraction. Today, Key West hosts millions of visitors and the Aquarium showcases marine life indigenous to the Florida Keys
Harry S Truman Little White House Museum
The Harry S Truman Little White House is one of Florida's greatest historic treasures. The home was used as the White House of the United States during the Truman administration. Step back in time to experience the house as it was redecorated for President Truman in 1949. Most of the furnishings are original and used by President Truman. A fully narrated guided tour informs and entertains as you visit the site. The canopy of trees filled with twinkling lights bring about magic moments.
Mel Fisher's Maritime Museum
The Mel Fisher Maritime Museum showcases gold, silver and treasure recovered from shipwrecks around the world. The museum contains an extensive collection of artifacts from 17th century shipwrecks, such as the Henrietta Marie and the Nuestra Senora de Atocha.
The center of Key West's historic waterfront, Mallory Square stages famous Key West sunset celebration. Historic Mallory Square and the city of Key West both had their beginning along this deep harbor waterfront - the wrecking schooners, the frigates and warships of the US Navy, the Cuban cigar makers tobacco warehouses, ship's chandlers and government offices combined to make Key West a bustling seaport out on the frontier of a young America.
Key West Golf Club
At the entrance to the island of Key West, the unique Key West Golf Club's 18 holes encompass over 200 acres of beautiful Florida Keys foliage and wildlife. Golf legend Rees Jones masterfully designed the Key West Golf Course, an 18 hole, 6,500 yard course to be a challenge to players of all abilities.
Audubon House & Tropical Gardens
The mid-19th-century Classic Revival home is furnished with antiques that reflect the elegance and prosperity enjoyed in Key West during its prime.
Key West's main entertainment thoroughfare. The popular busy street offers plenty of shops, restaurants, bars and more.
Old Town Trolley Tours® of Key West
See the best of Key West on this 90 minute tour. These Trolley Tours are Key West’s most comprehensive tours, covering over 100 points of interest. Get off at any of their convenient stops to shop, dine or sightsee then re-board a trolley and it’s on with the tour.
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
Take a stroll through a tropical paradise... walk through an exotic and inviting environment filled with hundreds of the most beautiful winged creatures in nature -- butterflies.
Fort Zachary Taylor State Park
Florida's southernmost state park is popular for recreation, as well as U.S. military history. The fort was one of a series built in the mid-1800s to defend the nation's southeastern coastline. Completed in 1866, Fort Zachary Taylor played important roles in the Civil War and Spanish-American War. A beautiful beach at the southern end of the park provides opportunities for picnicking, swimming, snorkeling, and fishing. Visitors can also enjoy a short nature trail and bicycling within the park.
A pretty public beach with several vendors renting watersports gear and beach chairs.