The Key West is a great vacation destination that everyone, including couples, will fall in love with. Sailing along the Key West is one of the most romantic experiences that a couple can do together. Key West sailing is an activity that will let you explore the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico. It is a go-to option for travelers who want to discover Florida’s gorgeous coastal landscape and want to experience the local culture.
Here are some of the top Key West destinations that couples should visit by boat, especially during the summer season:
1. Old Town
Old Town is one of the best tourist attractions in Key West. It is full of history and boasts of charming 19th-century architecture. Old Town will transport you to the days back when the island was home to Hemingway.
It is also known as one of the most romantic locations in Key West. Couples can bike around the town and enjoy its beautiful scenery. Couples can also enjoy dining and shopping in Old Town. Another great feature of Old Town is that it is not densely populated. This means that couples can enjoy activities without worrying about crowds.
2. Mallory Square
Mallory Square is a plaza situated in Key West. It is a perfect spot for couples to enjoy a romantic sunset together. While watching the sunset at Mallory Square, couples can also watch street performances and enjoy a drink together. Everyone will also love the entertainment and dining offerings in Key West.
3. Lighthouse and Keeper’s Quarters
The Lighthouse is clearly among the best destinations in Key West. Even though the lighthouse is 88-steps high, the climb is worth it because of the spectacular view that you can see from it.
Couples can enjoy a bird’s eye view of the whole island. It will also take couples away from everything else like other people and create an environment where they can enjoy each other’s company. It is also worth visiting the Keeper’s Quarters which has not been in use since 1969.
3. Dry Tortugas National Park
Key West sailing is one of the best activities that couples can enjoy in Florida. You can sail along crystal blue waters and visit soft-sand beaches. One of the sailing destinations that you can visit is Dry Tortugas National Park.
This park is composed of seven islands located 65 miles southwest of Key west. It is called ‘dry’ because it is known for its lack of fresh water. Aside from enjoying the park’s beautiful scenery, couples will love snorkeling in its beautiful waters.
4. Duval Street
Duval Street is another must-visit attraction in Key West. It is a downtown commercial zone in Key West. Duval Street offers an incredible collection of hole-in-one bars, galleries, outdoor cafes, and historic haunts that couples can enjoy.
This area also has the most romantic restaurants in Key West, such as La Trattoria and None One Five. After enjoying a romantic dinner, couples can also head to Simonton Street, which is known for its one-of-a-kind dessert options.
In addition to the destinations mentioned above, there are several other romantic locations in Key West that couples should visit. The secret to having a wonderful time in Key West is to explore it as much as possible.
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