Key West, the farthest west of the Florida Keys, boasts year-round sunshine and warm temps, in a beautiful island setting. The southernmost city in the U.S., Key West can be a great destination for those looking for fishing, snorkeling, pub crawls, museums, and beautiful beaches. It can be both a family-friendly destination and a vibrant weekend getaway for couples or friends, depending on how you choose to spend your time.
Because Key West offers a lot of different options for vacationers, it can be hard to know exactly what to pack. We’ve put together a list of 19 essential items you should be sure to pack including what to wear in Key West, what NOT to pack, and answers to FAQs to help you make the most of your trip.