Key West, FL, USA

Key West, FL, USA

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Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 1,681 vacation rentals near Key West. From 634 houses to 533 condos, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Key West for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Get quirky in Key West

Covering a tiny footprint, you'll quickly feel at home in Key West. It never fails to enchant with colorful Caribbean homes, milky white moonflowers and an eccentric population of locals. As you get to know the island, you'll stumble across bohemian cafes filled with tropical plants, breezy seafood restaurants and "salty dog" bars that serve up ice cold beer and live music. Whether you're holidaying with friends, family or even flying solo, Key West vacation rentals unlock access to this quirky slice of Florida.

Splash-happy in Key West

As the sun starts to set, Mallory Square gears up for a night of family-friendly fun. It's essentially one big street party, with fire breathers, tightrope walking dogs, tumbling acrobats and more. You'll also find plenty of action on Duval Street, a lively strip lined with neon-lit bars, theaters, galleries and boutiques. For a quieter scene, why not retreat to the deck of your Key West vacation rental villa for fruity Rum Runner cocktails and Floridian sunsets? For more action, you can snorkel at coral reefs, kayak in crystal-clear water, swim with dolphins, sail on catamarans and more.

Admire local talent at Studios of Key West

Free-spirited Key West has long been a haven for artists and creatives. There's no better place to discover the scene than The Studios of Key West, a 3-story space showcasing works from local artists. Continue the theme at Hemingway House, a handsome Spanish Colonial estate that was once a sanctuary for the American novelist. If you want to meet one of Key West's most passionate eco-activists, head to Nancy Forrester's Secret Garden. From chirpy parrots to multicolored macaws, this backyard oasis offers a unique opportunity to get up close and personal with exotic Floridian birds.

Catch Key West's Fantasy Fest celebrations

Craving a dose of winter sunshine? Escape to Key West vacation rentals and you'll find yourself immersed in a tightknit community of locals. Chances are you'll soon be sharing key lime pie with your new neighbors. Locals cite spring as a Key West sweet spot. Crowds taper off and temperatures continue to hover around the 80s. Visit in the last week of October and you'll catch Key West's raucous Fantasy Fest celebrations. The 10-day street party sees the island come alive with pet parades, burlesque shows, costumed events, street food stalls and more.

Pet-friendly vacations in Key West

With a footprint measuring in at just 7 square miles, Key West feels wonderfully intimate. It's part of the Florida Keys archipelago and sits just 90 miles from Cuba. You can find out more about the low-lying archipelago at the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, a family-friendly learning space filled with interactive displays and rainbow-colored sea creatures. traveling with Fido? No problem. Floridians love their furry friends, which means you'll find plenty of pet-friendly Key West vacation rentals.