20 Key West Photos That Will Make You Want To Be There

Key West... It is America's Caribbean. Easy to get to and a must visit for every Islander.

Here are 20 Photo's from Key West and the surrounding areas.

Beautiful waters, interesting people, and enough bars that you could almost visit one a day for a full year. When you think of Key West, the thoughts of a tropical paradise pop into mind. Grab a drink, sit at Smathers beach for the day, then go watch the sunset from Mallory Square.

 

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Sunset Key Resort Florida Keys

Sunset Key Resort


Jimmy Buffett got his inspiration from Key West. Captain Tony put his saloon there back in '58. Henry Flagler took 15 years to fully build his Overseas Railroad to connect it to Miami.

Staying in Key West can be a bit expensive and a bit of sticker shock for first time visitors. Most bars & restaurants on Duval Street will get a premium for their drinks and food. Ask a few locals where they would go to grab a bite to eat to experience something that is less than touristy.

Thinking about Moving to Key West? Better have a good job lined up. Island lifestyles can be a bit expensive. Tack on the fact that Key West is a hot destination to begin with and just about anything you want to do on the island can be more expensive.

Travel Tip: If money is a factor, try staying just outside of Key West at a hotel on another Key. You will not have to pay premium rates for being right at a tourist destination.

A Street Performer in Mallory Square, Key West

A Photo of a Performer in Mallory Square in Key West

Key West Photo of Palm Trees and Kayaks

Key West Photo of Palm Trees and Kayaks

Key West Museum of Art & History

Photo of the Key West Museum of Art & History

 

Looking out at the Florida Keys

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Overlooking the waters and Islands of the Florida Keys

Key West Photo of a Marina & Resort.

Docks at the end of Key West


Bungalow Homes in Key West

Cottage Style Homes in Key West


 Photo of the Southern Most Point in Key West

Southern Most Point Marker in Key West


Walk Way to a Key West Beach

Walking to a beach in Key West


Conch Republic Flag

Conch Republic Flag


Overseas Highway in the Florida Keys

Overseas Highway in the Florida Keys


A direction sign at the Beach

A Beach Sign in Key West Pointing the Way



Key West Cruise Ship

Docked for a Day in Key West


Southernmost Point Sunset View

Photo from Southernmost Point in Key West

Sailboat in a Key West Sunset

Sailboat in a Key West Sunset


Boating in the Beautiful Waters of the Florida Keys

Boating in the Beautiful Waters of the Florida Keys


Hemingway House in Key West

Hemingway House in Key West


Arial Shot of Key West

Arial Shot of Key West


The Old Overseas Highway in the Florida Keys

The Old Overseas Highway in the Florida Keys

 Visiting a Beach in Key West

Visiting a Beach in Key West


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46 comments


  • Shirley Sunn

    Moved here two years ago, love it. Never moving back to the cold and snow !!!!


  • Debbie Griffin

    My godmother used to own Nellie and Joes’s Key Lime factory. Edith and Bill. She was French and had been a POW during during Hitler’s reign of terror. I have spent many many days and nights there in the late ‘70s and early ’80s. Loved it then and still love it. Haven’t been back for a while though.


  • Joanne Tartza

    It is a taste of paradise….love to travel but Key West is still my favorite. Key West is like no other place. Free to enjoy yourself. “Don’t die & never been to Key West”. Love it. ?❤️????


  • dennis hawley

    been there a lot and going to keep going back magical world


  • Bob and Diane Till

    Vacation in KW as often as possible. 5 times already and 2 more reserved, Sept and Jan. So happy when we are there.


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