Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Grassy Key

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Grassy Key. This city is well-known for its dolphin watching and seafood restaurants. Dolphin Research Center and Sombrero Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Grassy Key

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? You'll be sure to enjoy Grassy Key for its jogging trails and swimming. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Grassy Key a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dolphin Research Center (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Island Hoppers Aerial Adventures (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Conch Air (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Florida Keys Country Club (8.7 mi / 14 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Grassy Key

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Grassy Key

Travelers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what Grassy Key has to offer. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Grassy Key is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sombrero Beach (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Curry Hammock State Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Sunset Park Beach (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Long Key State Park (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • The Turtle Hospital (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Anne's Beach (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Grassy Key

Fly into Marathon, FL (MTH-Florida Keys Marathon), the closest airport, located 6.6 mi (10.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Key West, FL (EYW-Key West Intl.), which is 52.2 mi (84.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Grassy Key?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,071 vacation rentals near Grassy Key. From 715 Houses to 24 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Grassy Key for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Grassy Key?

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

  • Florida Keys: 4,471 vacation rentals
  • Islamorada: 1,250 vacation rentals
  • Key Colony Beach: 1,032 vacation rentals
  • Big Pine Key: 515 vacation rentals
  • Duck Key: 777 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Grassy Key! 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 Grassy Key?

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 Grassy Key:

  • Islamorada: 1,250 rentals
  • Key Colony Beach: 1,032 rentals
  • Big Pine Key: 515 rentals
  • Duck Key: 777 rentals
  • Marathon Shores: 842 rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Grassy Key?

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

  • Anne's Beach: 1,072 rentals
  • Captain Hooks Marina and Dive Center: 1,060 rentals
  • Long Key State Park: 1,388 rentals
  • Pigeon Key Foundation: 1,179 rentals
  • Seven Mile Bridge: 1,178 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Grassy Key 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.