Thinking about going to Key West? You should. There’s so much to see here beyond the beach (although, the view never gets old!) Key West is home to many museums and historical sights that are worth checking out.
Each month, we enjoy sharing with you some must-see places to explore during your trip to Key West. Young or old, adventurous or reserved, you will find something you enjoy doing on this island.
August is a great time to explore Key West. The weather is great and the crowds for all of Key West’s best places.
If you’re coming to Key West by boat, dock with us at Florida Marina Club’s Key West Harbour. This marina also has great fine dining and private oceanfront suites, making it a great place to stay overnight on the island.
Below, our team at Key West Harbour has listed three more spots for you to check out during your next trip down to Key West.
Dry Tortugas National Park and Historic Key West Bight Museum – This museum is on Key West’s seaport and is known as the “Bight.” It has many exhibits within including an 11-foot diameter scale model of Fort Jefferson, an interactive photo mural, and an exploration station that is hands-on for children. The exhibits are in the old Thompson Fish House, which is only the National Registry of Historic Places. In this museum, visitors will learn about Dry Tortugas National Park, as well as Key West’s nautical past. This museum is free admission. It is located at 240 Margaret Street in Key West.
Edward B. Knight Pier – This is a great place to go for a stroll, and its dog friendly. You can’t beat the views! The pier is at 1899 White Street.
Sebago Key West – Sebago Key West offers catamaran and schooner sailing tours like sunset sails, snorkeling, extreme watersports, parasailing, kayak tour, and more. Their ships are spacious and modern, they prepare food fresh daily and endless refreshments are included. This is a top-rated attraction and a great way to head out on the water. Ships hold up to 125 people. Tours start at $38.25. Sebago is located at Elizabeth Street, Unit I. This is the place to go if you want an adventure!
Come back to the blog in September to read about more sights in Key West!
Looking for a marina? Florida Marina Club’s Key West Harbour marina location is located near downtown Key West and has dry and wet slip storage options for your boat. This marina has great dining options and private oceanfront suites. Come check out our marina today! Click our Key West Marina page or call our Key West Harbour office at 305-292-3121 for more information.