Here is an adventure for the whole family. Spend the day on Dolphin Safari's six-passenger boat for a chance to see them in the wild. Kids and adults alike will love the chance to see these amazing creatures, along with other animals such as manatees, sea turtles and stingrays. The trip also includes snorkeling equipment and the chance to explore shallow-water reefs, perfect for kids!
Key West Aquarium
When you bring your family to islands, one of the best places you can take your children to is an aquarium. That’s why we really recommend the Key West Aquarium. Here you can check out one of the oldest aquariums in all of Florida, and get a closer look at some of the native marine life. There is even the opportunity to touch and hold some of these animals, which can give your children a better appreciation for the animals in our oceans. You can even catch a feeding frenzy, and touch juvenile nurse sharks!
Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory
Once you’ve checked out the marine life, now might be the perfect time to enjoy some of the creatures that live on the shore. This includes exotic birds, and hundreds of butterflies, along with all of the flowers that thrive in the area. Kids are able to learn more about migrating habits, and even the metamorphosis process that butterflies go through.
U.S Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum
To really get a history lesson on the docket, we recommend checking out the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum. You’ll be able to have your children learn about this decorated warship, and all of those who gave their lives for this country. It’s also an excellent place to enjoy Key West sunsets.
Higgs Beach is the perfect way to spend the day with family. It's conveniently located to the attractions of Old Town Key West and is a popular spot to swim in the shallow waters. There are also tennis courts, a playground, and a dog park. Take a walk out to the end of White Street Pier for stunning views a chance for the kids to spot some fish. On-sire rentals include beach chairs, umbrellas, kayaks, and paddle-boards.
Travel in Style Around Key West in a Jeep!
To elevate your Florida Keys vacation to the next level, rent a Jeep from us here at Key West Jeep Rentals. From open-air driving to off-road capability, there is no better way to get around than in a Wrangler. Once you’ve rented your Jeep, everywhere in Key West is your oyster. That’s why we are recommending these places for you and your family to check out. There is a lot to love in the area, and whether you want to enjoy a beautiful beach, or appreciate native animals in the area, there’s plenty to do!