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South Beach, Key West

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Visit a favorite local hangout at South Beach, where the sandy shore and shallow water create the perfect environment for sunbathing and swimming. If you want to launch a boat, head to the concrete pier. As part of Key West, the beach offers good photo ops of the southernmost incorporated point in the 48 contiguous United States. Keep in mind that, while relaxing, the beach does not offer onsite restrooms. Using our online itinerary creator, Key West attractions like South Beach can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Symbol being the southernmost point of the United States. Anything else, but it needs to be done for an inevitable row slide photography.
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  • We were here on a windy day with lots of waves but it was fun to see and we were glad we went. The waves splashing around the marker were intense.  more »
  • Southernmost point in the US (no you can't see Havana from here). Takes about 15 to 20 minutes to work your way through the line to get your photo. No record of your Key West trip is complete without ...  more »

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Where to stay in Key West

To explore the best of what Key West has to offer on foot, stay near Old Town, a picturesque neighborhood famous for its streets lined with tropical trees and gardens. Most hotels in this area feature rooftop decks, where you can meet friends for cocktails and enjoy ocean views at sunset. If you don't mind driving to where most of the action is, consider staying at a budget-priced inn or bed and breakfast on the eastern end of the island.
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