The Florida Keys are the southernmost tropical islands in Florida that you can actually drive, fly or take a short ferry ride to from mainland Florida to your vacation rental in Key West. The Keys extend south and west of the Homestead area of Florida, close to Miami, FL. If you make the 130 mile drive across the Overseas Highway to the end, you will find Key West. Along the way are many great experiences and picture perfect blue water and islands. Take your time and enjoy your journey through the Florida Keys.
Visitors can fly to Key West International Airport via connections or direct flights from a number of Florida cities. Once at the Key West airport you can choose a number of transport options to your vacation rental in Key West. Taxis and Key West Transit buses serve Key West International and are conveniently located curb side at the terminal.
If you decide to drive through Florida Keys from the mainland to your vacation home in Key West , you are bound to enjoy one of the most scenic drives ever. The Florida Keys Overseas Highway, from north of Key Largo to Key West, has been designated an All American Road. The Keys highway is the only All-American Road in Florida. It’s the highest recognition possible under the National Scenic Byways program established by the U.S. Congress in 1991. Only 30 other roadways in the nation have earned the prestigious title. Take the Florida Turnpike south to Exit 4 – Homestead/Key West. This is the Turnpike Extension that will connect you to Route US 1 in Florida City, which takes you through the Keys to Key West at the very end of US 1.
Key West Express brings sister Florida cities even closer. By sea America’s Caribbean Paradise is accessible aboard Key West Express, a high speed passenger ferry from Fort Myers or Marco Island. What are you waiting for? Climb aboard sleek, clean, modern, air-conditioned ferries with features including sundecks, snack bar, cocktails, and big-screen TVs – and make your way to Key West half the fun! Schedule your next trip on www.seakeywestexpress.com