When to find the cheapest flights to Key West
Key West guide: how to get there, what to see
|Key West city centre|
|Key West International Airport (EYW): 2 km from city centre|
Flights to Key West: need to know
Cheap airline tickets to Key West
Key West is calling! This Florida hot spot is popular year-round for its beaches and incredible weather. It'Âs the only city in the US that has never seen frost! Catch flights to Key West International Airport (EYW) onboard American Airlines, Iberia, United Airlines, US Airways, among others.
When to book the cheapest flights to Key West
Key West enjoys a mild, almost tropical climate with beautiful, sunny weather all winter long. It's best to avoid Key West in spring, due to heavy rains. Book your flights at least 3 months in advance, and even earlier if you're visiting during Thanksgiving and other major holidays.
- Peak season: Winter, around Christmas and summer.
- Low season: Spring, due to heavy rains.
A flight to Key West from New York takes 4 hours with a layover.
Experience Key West: sights, tours and activities
Key West has plenty for everyone, from families to all-night partiers. Nature reserves, beaches, water parks, scuba diving, deep-sea fishing and even some cultural sights like Ernest Hemingway's House! Here are some Key West sights to inspire your Florida vacation.
Essentials in Key West
Mallory Square: Life in the Keys is anything but ordinary. When the sun sets, the streets come alive, especially Mallory Square, where you can find buskers and entertainers all night long. Toss a coin for the tightrope walking dog or the man who can swallow fire!
Southernmost Point: Key West is a fairly small island. It's only 2 miles by 4 miles and the southernmost point can be found at the corner of Whitehead and South Streets. It also happens to the be southernmost point on continental USA, just 90 miles away from Cuba.
Ernest Hemingway House: Located at 907 Whitehead Street, this is the house where Hemingway lived and wrote for ten years. He spent a lot of time writing here, but also raising cats, whose descendants still roam the grounds. Entry is $12.
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Hotels and accommodation in Key West
Key West is stacked with hotels and guesthouses for its visitors. You'll find everything from 2* budget choices to luxury inns worth writing home about. For something a bit different, why not stay in one of the city's Historic Key West Inns? Book your rooms early, to avoid disappointment.