Key West Fall Travel: Our Favorite Things to Do

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1 Sep 2021
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Things to do in Key West

Planning a beach getaway this fall? Key West is the perfect destination for anyone wanting to get away from it all and explore peace, quiet, and nature. Temperatures begin to drop just slightly averaging in the mid- to low-80s, offering near-perfect conditions for exploring. Whether you're looking to get out on the water or explore the region on land, there is so much to do and see in Key West this fall. 

Best Key West Fall Activities


young couple kayaking together

Kayaking in Key West is one of the best ways to explore the waters and even catch a glimpse of wildlife. There are many local outfitters and tours that will guide you through areas like the Key West Wildlife Refuge, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, and the many mangrove forests around the island. Whether you're brand new to kayaking or you've been paddling for years, you'll love getting out on the water in Key West. 

Kayaking Guide

Bird Watching

young boy birdwatching with binoculars

September and October are the peak months of the year in Key West for birdwatching, as species migrate through the area for the winter. By November, winter birds have arrived on the island in the area. You can view a variety of bird species at the Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuge, the National Key Deer Refuge, Dry Tortugas, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, and more. Bring your camera and binoculars to view as many species as possible and document your sightings along the way.

Birdwatching Guide


key west bike tour

Biking is a fun and easy way to explore the entire island of Key West. Whether you are looking to log some miles on a road bike or just cruise through town to see the sights, biking is a great exercise and it lets you cover more ground in a short period of time. There are several local bike rental companies and tours that will help you experience the streets of Key West. 

Biking Guide

Jet Skiing

man on jet ski on turquoise water

Looking for a thrilling way to get out on the water in Key West? Jet skiing is a fun and adventurous way to explore the waters of the Southernmost Point of the U.S. On a jet skiing adventure you'll get the chance to see dolphins, sea turtles, and other aquatic creatures, as well as remote islands and natural sandbars. 

Jet Ski Guide

Fishing Charters

Easy Day Charters

Ready to catch some fresh fish or go on a boating excursion? Easy Day Charters of Key West offers a variety of fishing and boating options that include dolphin cruises, eco tours, snorkeling, and fishing. You're able to customize your experience and spend time with your closest loves ones out on the beautiful water of Key West. Plus, Easy Day Charters is pet-friendly! 

Fishing Guide

Plan Your Fall Vacation to Key West Florida

It's not too late to plan your vacation to Key West this fall. With ample opportunities to explore the great outdoors without interacting with other groups, Key West is the perfect beach destination. Bring your four-legged friend to one of our pet-friendly rentals or secure a home with a pool. We have a wide variety of accommodations for groups of all sizes and interests. 

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