For families who love the ocean, the Florida Keys teems with water adventures, including fishing, kayaking, snorkeling, exploring a famous ship wreck and enjoying the abundant sea life.
Discover the local art scene and visit the many galleries and art museums in the area. Kids can also get a taste of the history and culture the Keys have to offer with visits to the Ernest Hemingway House and Museum. the Harry S. Truman Little White House or the Eco-Discovery Center. Find sunken treasure on a dive at The Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum or delight kids with a trip to Ripley’s Believe It or Not.
Fresh-caught seafood rules the day. Enjoy family-friendly options serving local favorites like Florida lobster and grouper at casual beach restaurants or opt for fine-dining dinners. And, of course, plenty of restaurants cater to those who aren’t fans of seafood. For those with a craving for sweets. the local atmosphere inspires unique donut flavors -- like pina colada.
The Florida Keys abound with options for families. No matter your family’s budget or needs, you’ll find a great home base. For those seeking luxury, resorts and all-inclusives can be found on every island. Family-friendly hotels with kids’ clubs and family activities dot the shores, and house rentals offer larger families plenty of space to call their own. If you’re on a family road trip you can park your house at one of the fabulous RV parks.