Family and Kids in Key West

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Key West? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Key West, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Key West.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Key West for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Ernest Hemingway House And Museum

    Family and Kids

    Ernest Hemingway House and Museum also known as Ernest Hemingway House. Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum located at 907 Whitehead Street and nestled in the heart of Old Town Key West. Not many know this but Nobel Prize laureate, Ernest Hemmingway spent around a decade in Key West and wrote about 70% of his books, many of them known to be his best works, in this beautifully built Spanish Colonia...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Mallory Square And Pier

    Family and Kids

    The Key West Pier can be safely classified as the one uniting factor in Key West. The sheer diversity you’ll see here will be mind boggling-tourists, locals, hippies, rednecks, you name it! For ship-cruisers, the Mallory Pier will be where you dock off and for those on land, you can’t have a better evening than one spent on the Pier. Street performers galore, where ever you look you...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Key West Butterfly And Nature Conservatory

    Family and Kids

    If there’s one place in Key West where you can see all types of butterflies conceivable, it’s the Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory. With over  5000 square feet of a glassed aviary, both the butterflies and then humans are happy! Home to not only 1800 butterflies but also a varied species from birds from all over the globe, a visit here with its controlled environmen...Read more
  4. Amazing Key West attraction for kids
    Harry S Truman Little White House

    Family and Kids

    The Harry S Truman White House is Florida’s sole presidential museum. During the days of his tenure, this house at Key West used to be the erstwhile President’s winter White House. Renovations made to this Key West landmark has served it in good stead and is now a major tourist attraction. All the original home décor used by the President(s) are all intact and available for p...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Florida Keys Eco Discovery Centre

    Science Museum, Aquarium, Educational Site

    Covering a vast area of ecological exhibits, the Florida Keys Eco Discovery Centre is a must for every curious mind and planet lover. The perfect place to visit solo or with family and friends, the center showcases ecological information through interactive medium. Highlights include: 2,500 gallon Coral Reef Tank with living corals and fishes. See colorful fishes swimming about the majestic a...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Key West
    Key West Cemetery

    Family and Kids

    It’s said that grave you’re buried in, is as important as the house(s) you live in. The Key West Cemetery is testament to this adage. Oscillating between the serious tombstones like the ones who perished with the USS Maine, to the quirky ones like “At least I know where he’s sleeping tonight” and “I told you I was sick”, you’ll find a map at the e...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Key West Lighthouse

    Family and Kids

    Built in 1846, the Tower is afamous tourist attraction to get a panoramic bird’s eye view of the island. The tower is known for hosting wedding ceremonies- a rare attraction in itself for all you honeymooners and to-be- married couples out there. For the solo traveler, the view is a refreshing change to the city’s hustle bustle! Climb 90 odd steps to unleash the best view you will h...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum

    Family and Kids

    If you love pirate stories and are an imaginary sailor at heart- albeit a real one, the museum is sure to keep you awestruck for days with its exquisite artifacts and shipwreck articles. To add to the charm, the museum also holds antique precious silver and gold articles! Learn about sailing in the old times when GPS system was a star in the sky and bounty hunters fought with their blood to acq...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Key Wests Shipwreck Museum

    Family and Kids

    Key West being a seaside town, a lot of its history is naval bound. For instance, different ships that docked, brought with them elements that influenced the shape of the city be it cultural or architectural. The Shipwreck Museum is a one-stop shop for everything you need about shipwrecks. Stacked to the ceiling with artifacts retrieved from the Isaac Allerton shipwreck, there’s also a re...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    West Martello Tower

    Family and Kids

    The West Martello Tower and the Key West Garden Club have a rich history steeped in the Civil War period. The beautiful premise is flooded with green plantations that are well maintained while the buildings are preserved to give you a peep into how world was in the 1860s. The guided tours are informative and give you an insight into the architecture of the place as well as some fascinating stor...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Audubon House And Tropical Gardens

    Garden

    The Audubon House is a fine example of what a 19th century house looked like. Although the house was not built for him, it was named after the famous ornithologist  John  James Audubon when he stopped over at the house during his tour of studying birds in Florida. The Audubon House was the first house that underwent a full-scale preservation and gave way to a preservation movement in ...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Fort East Martello Museum

    Family and Kids

    A fort constructed during the Civil War, the site was abandoned in an unfinished state after the war was over. In the 1950s, the fort was refurbished to accommodate a museum showcasing Civil War artifacts. Highlights include: Relics of the Civil War Folk Art at Mario Sanchez Robert the Doll (haunted doll) Tourists love the wide variety of articles showcased here- covering art, warfare, histor...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    The Studios Of Key West

    Family and Kids

    The Studios of Key West showcases pieces of art by a variety of artists local and international. Not just restricting exhibits to painters, sculptors, musicians and even authors have been hosted here. The best way to get the most out of your visit to the Studios would be to call ahead and check what events are being hosted there. Book readings, live performances are just some of the many events...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Smathers Beach

    Beach

    Smathers Beach is a marvel of nature. It is a landscaped beauty and invites tourists to enjoy a lovely time here. The beach is large and features volleyball court, boat ramp, shower facilities, and Jet Ski rentals as well. To relax your mind and body, you must visit this place. Also you can explore the marine life and treat your eyes with the colourful sunset. Smathers Beach is well maintained ...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Key West First Legal Rum Distillery

    Family and Kids

    The Legal Rum Distillery is a fun place to be, especially if you love spirits and want to know more about them. Humidity, temperature and pressure can change the quantity and the taste of the spirits in every batch. So, being here is truly being at a boutique luxury. You can taste the craftsmanship in different batches. The staff there is very amiable and friendly. It is super fun to listen to ...Read more