Despite its small size, Key West is home to countless activities and attractions. Whether visiting for a week or weekend, you won’t have trouble filling your days with fun. While there are endless things to do on Key West, there are also other incredible places to visit, only a short drive away. For those who decide to call Southernmost Inn their Key West home base, planning a day trip to popular nearby destinations is a great addition to any itinerary.
Places to See in and Near Key West
Embarking on day trips during your vacation is a great way to see even more of this region. Some of the best places to visit near our Key West hotel are less than an hour away. Before setting off on your adventure, fuel up with coffee from one of the exceptional local shops.
- Make the quick 15-minute drive to spend the day wandering Stock Island. This spot is a great place to visit if you have any art lovers in the group. Follow the Art Stroll map to discover local galleries that might just have the perfect piece of art to remember your trip by.
- Book your spot on a ferry ride or seaplane flight, and head to Dry Tortugas National Park. What was once a 19th-century fort is now a 100-square-mile park known for incredible aquatic adventures like snorkeling and scuba diving.
- Head about 50 minutes north to visit the National Key Deer Refuge. Located on Big Pine Key, this refuge was established in 1957 to protect Key deer and other Florida Keys wildlife resources. The best way to explore the space is on one of its numerous trails.
A great way to discover even more phenomenal day trips or attractions is by simply getting in your car and driving.
Reserve Your Tranquil Key West Home Base
Tucked away in a quiet corner of Old Town Key West, Southernmost Inn is the perfect place to kick back and relax after embarking on a day trip. Once a Francisco Marrero cigar factory back in the 1800s, our charming hotel now combines original architecture with modern amenities.
Each room has comforts like flat-screen TVs, en-suite bathrooms, and plush bedding. After a day of exploration, relax by one of two pools or hot tub. Learn more about our amenities or special offers by calling 888-525-0037.