Find the best place to stay — Florida Keys

Where to stay around Florida Keys?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 3,940 vacation rentals near Florida Keys. From 1,922 houses to 912 condos, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Florida Keys for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Florida Keys?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Florida Keys. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Key West: 1,699 vacation rentals
  • Miami Beach: 4,566 vacation rentals
  • Miami: 5,498 vacation rentals
  • Key Largo: 1,028 vacation rentals
  • South Beach: 810 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Florida Keys! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Florida Keys?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Florida Keys:

  • Key West: 1,699 rentals
  • Miami Beach: 4,566 rentals
  • Miami: 5,498 rentals
  • Key Largo: 1,028 rentals
  • Marathon: 922 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Florida Keys?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Florida Keys are:

  • Florida Keys Marathon Airport (MTH): 936 vacation rentals
  • Miami International Airport (MIA): 5,295 vacation rentals
  • Key Largo Airport (OCA): 360 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Florida Keys?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Florida Keys. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bahia Honda State Park and Beach: 1,035 rentals
  • Bayfront Park: 5,309 rentals
  • Everglades National Park: 1,235 rentals
  • Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary: 1,561 rentals
  • Port of Miami: 5,363 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Florida Keys listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Make New Memories at Your Florida Keys Beach House

A trip to the Florida Keys can be a dream come true, and you can feel right at home throughout your wonderful vacation when you choose to stay in a lovely beach house in the Keys. With a beach house, you and your loved ones will be able to stretch out and make yourselves comfortable amenities such as a full living area and separate kitchen, a balcony or deck with beach views, a swimming pool or hot tub, a barbecue grill and other thoughtful amenities.

Things to Do

Outdoor Recreation

There are dozens of beaches that you can explore while staying in your beach house in the Lower Florida Keys. This is an archipelago of islands that spans across 113 miles, and some people will simply go sightseeing along the islands to see the different views. There are a total of 42 bridges connecting the islands. Some of the top beach spots to explore include Sandspur Beach, Smather's Beach, Dry Tortugas National Park, Sombrero Beach, Zachary Taylor State Park Beach and others.

Shopping

Throughout the Florida Keys, you will find numerous fascination shops and boutiques that sell everything from t-shirts to cigars and liquor. You may want to plan time to shop along the way as you explore the different keys from your vacation rental, such as Ramrod Key, or you can spend a full day or two shopping at different stores. A few of the top boutiques to look for include Peppers of Key West for foodies, We Cycle for cyclists, Greene Street Cigar Company, Kermit's Key West Key Lime Shoppe, Lobster Trap Art Gallery and others.

Nightlife

The majority of the nightspots that are located in the Keys are on or near the famous Duval Street in Key West. There is no better way to unwind after a fun day exploring beaches, shops and more than with a cool drink, and some of the hot spots to do so include Garden of Eden, Aqua, 801 Bourbon Bar, Virgilio's, Rick's Bar, Red Garter Saloon, Bull & Whistle Bar and others. There are other bars to enjoy on other keys as well.

Weather

The weather in the Florida Keys is ideal for spending time out splashing in the water almost year-round. Unlike the rest of Florida, the climate here is a tropical savanna climate that is characterized by two main seasons. These seasons are a very long, hot summer that ranges from June through October, and a cooler season that ranges from November to May. Even the cooler season is not exactly cold, and the average high temperatures in this season are in the 70s. In the warm weather season, the average high is in the 80s. Humidity is common here year-round because of the coastal climate, and the area receives approximately 40 inches of rain per year. Altogether, there is rarely a bad time to visit the Florida Keys

How to Get There

Because of the archipelago's removed located, it can be a bit time-consuming to reach the more remote keys. The best bet is to travel into Miami via air. Then, rent a car, and travel south and west along Highway 1 to reach the keys that you are interested in visiting. If you are driving to the keys, you can travel southward toward Miami along Interstate 95 to connect to Highway 1. Some people will travel to the Keys in their own boat, and this is a wise and scenic option to consider. There are several private boat docks that you can make arrangements with ahead of time for private docking with daily or weekly rates.

Attractions In and Around Florida Keys

First time in Florida Keys and looking for things to do? Local attractions include Dolphin Research Center. Don't miss landmarks such as Audubon House and Tropical Gardens and Mallory Square and unique cultural highlights like Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Key West Art and Historical Society. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Sombrero Beach and Smathers Beach or experience the natural beauty of Bahia Honda State Park and Beach and The Turtle Hospital. Fun activities in the city include Captain Hooks Marina and Dive Center, Key West Harbour and Robbie's. Don't miss the city's popular attractions like Southernmost Point while exploring the area. Also while in town, you can visit Pigeon Key Foundation, Crane Point Museum and Nature Center or Sunset Park Beach.