Interesting places to visit in Key West, Florida

Fun, strange, unique, or historical, Key West is packed with noteworthy sites to visit – they are everywhere in the Historic District.  Visitors agree: the whole island, in numerous ways, is interesting.

Here are a few of the most noteworthy:

Key West Firehouse Museum

Fascinating stories of Key West’s firefighting history, the cigar industry, and devastating fires on the

Flagler Station “Sails to Rails Museum”

Train station for the Overseas Railroad, built by Henry Flagler and called the 8th wonder

Mallory Square

  Home to the Sunset Celebration, where street performers & artisans set up nightly in

African Cemetery at Higgs Beach

  Learn about the rescue of slaves bound for Cuba in 1860. Many did not

Key West Cemetery

  A century and a half of history. Plus a few only-in-Key-West sites. The Key

Pan Am Headquarters

  A tiny Key West airline grows to be the largest in the United States.

Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden

  Lush 8.5 acre garden featuring many species of local plants, flowers, flora, and fauna

End of US1 – Mile Marker 0

  Often-photographed road sign marks the beginning/end of US Highway 1 One of the most

Southernmost Point Buoy

  Key West’s most photographed spot marks Key West as the Southernmost Point in the

Wyland’s Whaling Wall

  Check out the underwater scene painted by famous marine artist Wyland. Marine artists Wyland

Casa Antigua

  Where Hemingway first stayed in Key West, and where he wrote A Farewell to