The Florida Keys are blissfully cool, quirky, and—barring Key West—largely undiscovered. Here, five reasons to take a Florida Keys vacation now.
Several Southern airports offer direct flights to Key West (EYW) and most offer daily flights to nearby Miami and Fort Lauderdale (often the economical solution). It takes about three hours—longer on a weekend—to drive the 107-mile stretch of The Florida Keys on U.S. 1. We recommend giving yourself a week to explore at a leisurely pace.