If your family is looking for some fun in the sun, consider a trip to Key West, Florida. Located at the southernmost tip of the continental United States, this island offers a wide variety of activities for all ages. Fun can be found both on land and on sea, and it is not hard to find things to do in Key West.
1. Key West Aquarium
Home to many of the sea life that live in the waters surrounding Key West, the Aquarium allows for an up-close view. Take part in a guided tour or enjoy an interactive activity.
2. Shark and Wildlife Viewing Adventure
If you would rather see sea life in the water, take a boat tour. As with many Key West tours, you will have the opportunity to see sea turtles, stingrays, and dolphins. The highlight of the tour is the shark feeding, in which the captain will drop bait to lure sharks close to the boat.
3. Glass-Bottom Boat Tour
One of the many fun Key West attractions is a glass-bottom boat. Choose from a day or sunset tour.
4. Shipwreck Treasure Museum
In this museum, one of the popular Key West attractions, you have the opportunity to see videos of real underwater ship wrecks and learn more about them. You can also climb a captain’s observatory.
5. Butterfly Conservatory
See 50 to 60 different species of butterflies in this conservatory. You can also see birds and flowering plants in this indoor tropical paradise.
6. Jet Ski Tour
Another way to experience the water is on jet skis. One of the many Key West tours, it takes you around varying routes and allows you to experience the water in a unique way.
7. Mallory Square
Mallory Square is a destination for shops, theaters, restaurants, and live entertainment. Check out the sunset celebration every evening around sunset.
8. Smathers Beach
For a leisurely beach day, bring the family to Smathers Beach. There you can relax, swim in the warm waters, play beach volleyball, or rent jet skis.
9. Petting Zoo
This animal farm, located at the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, is open to the public on the second and fourth Sundays between 1 and 3 p.m.
10. Check out the Boats
When you are out and about, it is fun to check out the boats in the marina. You can also see fish, especially tarpon, darting underneath the boats and along the docks.
There is no shortage of things to do in Key West. Grab the family and contact Travelin’ Coupons to find fun activities.