Key West cruise

Gorgeously situated in the Straits of Florida, Key West Island is southernmost point in America. Key West is only 90 miles from Cuba. Key West Florida is one of the sunniest cities in the US with a favorable year-round tropical climate (neither too hot nor too cold). Key West is only four miles long by two miles wide. It has many beaches, international restaurants, historic sights and a very lively nightlife.

Discover a town rich in culture and exotic surroundings that motivated writers such as Tennessee Williams and Ernest Hemingway. The Island's oldest part contains the historic district and is known as "Old Town." Tourist can also visit Mallory Square - hosts street festival every day at sunset. Also visit Duval Street - a famous destination for cheery dining and drinking. The old town includes unique, Victorian mansions. You'll also find many of the legendary establishments, dating as far back as 1886.

Key West Florida cruises are full of coastal-town energy and layers of American history just waiting to be discovered. Appreciate a cool Caribbean vibe with dash of the high life on your cruise to Key West.  Key West cruises take you to palm-shaded streets, line of gaily-painted bungalows, blooming tropical flowers and vintage saloons.


Key West was once part of the Spanish-owned territory of Florida.  It was bought by U.S. citizen John W. Simonton on recommendation of his friend, John Whitehead. Most original residents of Key West were immigrants from the Bahamas; their rich cultural effect is felt in Key West today.

Stroll down Duval Street for its lively strips of cafes, bars and shops. You can also take a walk to discover some of the best gardens, courtyards and architecture in the Island. Snorkel or dive in the coral reefs and wrecks off Key West. Or just walk in the footsteps of celebrated citizens such as Thomas Edison, Tennessee Williams and Ernest Hemingway who all called Key West home.

Other attractions include: 

  • The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum

Ernest Hemingway wrote his masterworks, For Whom the Bell Tolls and Farewell to Arms while residing in Key West. Visit his former home and discover the gardens and rooms where the Nobel Prize winner stayed and penned his masterpieces for over 10 years.

  • Sloppy Joe's

This famous bar has been a preferred "watering hole" in Key West since 1933. The bar opens its doors at 9:00 AM, live music starts at noon and the fun keeps on going!

Facts About port

More than 660,000 visitors cruise to Key West every year. They want to see the beauty and wildness that makes this island community truly exceptional.

Just a walking distance from the port, visitors will explore historic homes, art galleries, tropical gardens, and shops, gourmet dining and funky bars. Visitors will of course enjoy snorkeling, fishing, parasailing, diving and swimming with the dolphins.

Cruises to Key West are a great choice to get away on a cruise vacation. In addition, Cruises from Key West range from 3-5 days' duration. They also comprise cruises to the Caribbean. Tourists enjoying Key West cruise might also have extra time to enjoy the beautiful beaches, golf or outdoor activities. Biggest cruise lines include Carnival Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises.

Things you can do in Key West