Key West Neighborhood Guide
Located at the corner of South Street and Whitehead Street, the Southernmost Point is one of the most photographed attractions in the US. The buoy replaced a small sign in 1983 marking the southernmost point in the continental United States. Fun Fact: Cuba is roughly 90 miles south of this point in Key West and the lowest latitude land of the contiguous North American states. It is 18 feet above sea level.
Divine Local Dining
Imagine being able to walk out your front door and be within minutes of Key West’s favorite eateries. Blue Heaven is one of Key West’s best kept secrets and is a well liked restaurant by tourists and locals alike. It is known for being a very unique and wonderful place to eat where you can dine with the roosters! Other local favorite dining options in this neighborhood include: Santiago’s Bodega, RamsHead, Kaya Key West, La Te Da Restaurant and The Southernmost Beach Cafe.
Upper Duval Street
This home is located blocks from Upper Duval Street. This area is known to be the quieter and more residential end of Duval Street. This side of the island boasts many local art galleries, island restaurants, bars and attractions. Art enthusiest can spend a Friday evening at local galleries and shops on the Friday Night Art Strolls. Animal lovers can hop on over The Key West Butterfly Nature Conservatory and see 50 to 60 different butterfly species from around the world and a local favorite, the beautiful pink flamingos that roam the grounds.
One of Key West’s nicest beaches is located at Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park. The park offers many activities for the whole family including swimming, hiking, biking, fishing and snorkeling. Tour the historic fort to learn about Key West’s exciting history. Fort Zachary Taylor has plenty of grills for barbecuing so don’t forget to pack your picnic basket!