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Southernmost Point, Key West

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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The very tip of the southeastern United States, Southernmost Point, is a popular spot for photos. A sign once marked the spot, but a more permanent concrete buoy stands at the lookout point today. The attraction's name is misleading--the actual southern point is in a private yard next to the buoy's location--but it’s close. Put Southernmost Point into our Key West trip itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Key West.
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  • As the southernmost point by the Navy is occupied, this point is although not most southern, but publicly to the South it is then hardly. The tourists are to shoot snake, to find out and this buoy in the truest sense of the word. The Outlook is actually pretty unspectacular this and there's a few minutes on a more beautiful look of a concrete Pier, but not interested in the souvenir Hunter Yes. Small tip (which did work at least on the day of our visit): the landmark has two sides. Just on the other side and there alone make another picture. ;-)
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  • There is actually a LINE to get a picture here. I couldn't believe it. So, we got crazy, stood in the street to take our selfie with other people! Checked off my list, although it wasn't on it. 
  • Place where you must have been if you on key west. With us were all tourists neatly on each other waiting with pictures and stuff but would imagine that sometimes what more hectic.
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  • It's a landmark and a nice spot for a photo op. A few Victorian homes to see. Some are beautiful, some need some attention and have deferred maintenance. It's worth a quick stop for a picture.
  • The value of this simple monument dedicated to the place located more to the South of continental North America is the feeling of being at the limit of the borders. For Cuban migrants has also special sentimental value since it marks the 90 miles away with Cuba, where is called "Boardwalk and 90" (malecón y 90), referring to the Havana seawall (malecón habanero).
  • Nice geographical marker, but that's about it. It's located right on a corner, where wind and uncaring tourists keep adding to a growing pile of unsightly litter . Public parking is scarce in the nearby area. Short walk down the street from Hemmingway's house and several eateries.
  • This is another one of those is just a painted buoy shaped hunk of concrete, but you have seen people posed by it, post cards of it, and you want to hit this free attraction while visiting Key West. There is usually a 5-15 minute line to take your own photo/selfie, but it always seems someone nearby is willing to take your group photo for you as well. The coolest part is the webcam. Google it, send it to your friends and family, and they can see you there (on about a one minute delay).
  • Prepare for madness! Sunday's are the busiest time to visit and the crowds and people watching are insane. Folks will queue up as if they're at Disney World for their opportunity to take a selfie while others jaywalk across traffic to snap their pictures and or photo-bomb others. There's nothing magnificent about the location and technically it's not the southern most point. That designation belongs to the nearby Naval Base which doesn't allow visitors.
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