Winter in Key West: Time to Live Like a Local

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11 Nov 2021
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Things to do in Key West

Flexibility in schedules means more and more of us can go on extended vacations. Even better, escape the cold and wind and venture down south for some beach time, vitamin D, and warmth in Key West. 

While there's really no bad time to visit Key West, the winter months are great for many reasons. Key West is the perfect romantic destination for couples celebrating special occasions as well as families looking to spend some much needed quality time together. And while much of the northern states experience colder temperatures and precipitation over the winter, our temperatures sit perfectly in the mid-to-high 70s. 

When you're visiting Key West for a short stay, you'll hear about the best attractions and things to do for all visitors to the island. However, when you're able to spend an extended period of time in Key West you will find the best hidden gems and truly experience the island like a local.

Beat your winter blues and plan a tropical getaway to Key West this winter. No matter when you plan on coming, you'll find water-based activities, historic attractions, cultural sites, lively nightlife, and more. What better time than now to experience Key West like a true local? 

Plan Your Key West Winter Getaway

Flaglers Oasis Pool - At Home in Key West

Key West Water Sports and Activities

Whether you're into scuba diving, snorkeling, boating, or fishing, Key West is a hub for water sports and activities. Explore the pristine waters that surround our island on a boat charter or tour. If you're looking for an adventure, this time of the year is great for snorkeling (snorkeling in Key West is best between December and May.

Visit spots like Fort Zachary Taylor, Dry Tortugas National Park, Higgs Beach, Sand Key Lighthouse Reef, Bahia Honda State Park, and John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park. All of these are considered to be the best for snorkeling!

Budget-Friendly Things to Do

If you're staying a while in Key West and don't have endless disposable income, it's important to find some budget-friendly activities and things to do. Luckily, there's plenty of that on Key West. Take a walk down the famous Duval Street, visit the Southernmost Point of the Continental U.S., or just hang out at our beaches all day without spending a penny. 

Budget Friendly Key West Activities

One of the best ways to save money on your vacation is by booking directly with an independent property management company like At Home in Key West. Online Travel Agencies are known to charge up to 15 more in fees despite marketing themselves as having the lowest rate available. When you book direct with AHKW, you can rest assured that you're paying the lowest price possible. Learn more about the benefits of booking direct with us!

Book Direct With At Home in Key West

Work Remotely on Key West

Much of the country is working remotely these days, and that can come with many challenges. It's easy to get lost in the monotony of each day or get stir-crazy just sitting in your house 24/7. Why not get a change of scenery in Key West? Our vacation rental homes and condos offer the perfect setting for a remote work getaway. You'll have plenty of space to get things done throughout the day, even poolside at one of our rentals with a pool

All of our rental homes are equipped with free, high-speed internet access so you can rest assured that you're able to get work done, attend conference calls, read emails, and connect with your work associates as you would from your home. 

Just imagine instead of retreating to the sofa each night after work, you dig your toes into the sand and watch the sunset at a beach in Key West. 

Learn More About Remote Work on Key West

Live Like a Local in Key West

Book a stay in one of our monthly rentals to truly live like a local in Key West this winter. Book a stay in Flagler's Oasis (pictured above), Emma's Secret, or Serenity. These are just a few of our beautiful Key West rentals perfect for your stay on our island. 

Plus, our dog friendly rentals make it easy for you to bring your four-legged family members along for your extended stay! 

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