Destination guide

Travel to tranquil Long Key

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Long Key. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the fishing, kayaking and seafood restaurants. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Long Key

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Travelers enjoy Long Key for its fishing, kayaking and boating. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Long Key a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dolphin Research Center (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Bud n' Mary's Dive Center (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Island Hoppers Aerial Adventures (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Conch Air (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Long Key

Travelers enjoy Long Key for its kayaking and boating. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Long Key

Breathtaking sunsets, pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views are a few of the stunning natural features that Long Key boasts. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Long Key. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Long Key State Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Anne's Beach (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Curry Hammock State Park (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Sunset Park Beach (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Long Key

The nearest airport is in Marathon, FL (MTH-Florida Keys Marathon), located 17 mi (27.3 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Long Key?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 784 house rentals around Long Key. From 131 Condos/Apartments to 488 Houses, 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 Long Key is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Long Key?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Long Key. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Florida Keys: 4,432 vacation rentals
  • Marathon: 1,103 vacation rentals
  • Southwest Florida: 30,402 vacation rentals
  • South Florida: 95,694 vacation rentals
  • Southeast Florida: 11,397 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Long Key! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Long Key?

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

  • Marathon: 1,103 rentals
  • Islamorada: 1,232 rentals
  • Key Colony Beach: 1,079 rentals
  • Tavernier: 1,164 rentals
  • Marathon Shores: 873 rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Long Key?

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

  • Anne's Beach: 1,094 vacation homes
  • The Turtle Hospital: 1,200 vacation homes
  • Pigeon Key Foundation: 1,237 vacation homes
  • Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park: 1,462 vacation homes
  • San Pablo Catholic Church: 1,106 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around Long Key listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around Long Key

Anne's Beach
1,094 vacation rentals
The Turtle Hospital
1,200 vacation rentals
Pigeon Key Foundation
1,237 vacation rentals
Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park
1,462 vacation rentals
San Pablo Catholic Church
1,106 vacation rentals
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park
1,157 vacation rentals
Island Hoppers Aerial Adventures
1,111 vacation rentals
Conch Air (Bi Plane Rides)
1,111 vacation rentals
Islamorada County Park
1,524 vacation rentals
Crane Point Museum and Nature Center
1,157 vacation rentals
Captain Hooks Marina and Dive Center
1,114 vacation rentals
History of Diving Museum
1,323 vacation rentals
Founders Park
1,455 vacation rentals
Theater of the Sea on Islamorada
1,457 vacation rentals
Matecumbe United Methodist Church
1,334 vacation rentals
Hurricane Monument
1,286 vacation rentals
Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge
1,103 vacation rentals
Kiki's Spa
1,470 vacation rentals
Dolphin Research Center
1,260 vacation rentals
Sundance Watersports
1,283 vacation rentals