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The tranquil area of Duck Key awaits your stay

The ocean views and wildlife provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Duck Key. This relaxing city is known for its dolphin watching, seafood restaurants and fishing. Dolphin Research Center and Sombrero Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Duck Key

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Duck Key for its dolphin viewing opportunities and fishing. Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Duck Key a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dolphin Research Center (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Island Hoppers Aerial Adventures (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Conch Air (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Florida Keys Country Club (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Duck Key

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Duck Key

Travelers love Duck Key for its beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Duck Key. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sombrero Beach (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Curry Hammock State Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Long Key State Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Sunset Park Beach (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Anne's Beach (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • The Turtle Hospital (12.4 mi / 20 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Duck Key

The nearest airport is in Marathon, FL (MTH-Florida Keys Marathon), located 9.1 mi (14.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Key West, FL (EYW-Key West Intl.), which is 54.8 mi (88.2 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Duck Key?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 842 house rentals around Duck Key. From 551 Houses to 44 Villas, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Duck Key is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Duck Key?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Duck Key:

  • Little Venice: 289 vacation rentals
  • Conch Key: 56 vacation rentals
  • Coral Lagoon: 329 vacation rentals
  • Indigo Reef Marina Homes: 187 vacation rentals
  • Farara Shores: 100 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Duck Key?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Duck Key. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sundance Watersports: 1,334 home rentals
  • Conch Air (Bi Plane Rides): 1,157 home rentals
  • Bud n' Mary's Dive Center: 1,330 home rentals
  • The Turtle Hospital: 1,253 home rentals
  • Anne's Beach: 1,124 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Duck Key listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Duck Key?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 551 Houses in Duck Key. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Duck Key include:

  • Villas: 44 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 108 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 20 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Duck Key?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 666 vacation homes with pool available in Duck Key.

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