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Plan your next trip to the beautiful island of Duck Key. You will find this destination located in Monroe County in the state of Florida, United States of America. The island is situated in the middle of the Florida Keys and it has a population of just 443 inhabitants year-round, making it the ideal destination if you are looking for a more peaceful beach getaway. The ownership of this island was under the Newkirks's Indies Inn until 1983 and then it turned into a residential island with presently 381 properties, as well as plenty of recreational sports and facilities.Vacation Rentals in Duck Key
While staying on this tropical island, you will be able to find plenty of stunning rental properties that will provide you with excellent scenic views of the beaches. Imagine waking up in the morning and having your coffee on the porch while admiring the sea. Spend your afternoon swimming around your private pool with your family. Have friends over for a nice fresh lunch in your garden. There are plenty of memories you could be making with accommodation in Duck Key.
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The area and getting around
There are numerous ways you can make your trip to Duck Key easily and conveniently. The keys are connected to the mainland by The Overseas Highway which is a 113-mile long highway going through the U.S. Route 1 across the Florida Keys to Key West. This highway is also used by the coach buses that have routes to Duck Key and neighboring islands. On the other hand, if you want to make your journey by plane, then the closest airport will be the Key West Airport which is 55.3 miles away. However, you can also use the Miami Airport and the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, both catering commercial flights with national and international flights.Where to eat in Duck Key
Although being a small island, you will be able to find plenty of delicious restaurants to enjoy while staying in Duck Key. If you are looking for a casual spot to have lunch, head to Anglers & Ale at Hawks Cay. This restaurant has waterfront tables, fresh daily catch and a list of local craft beers for you to enjoy. On the other hand, for an upscale dining experience, head to Sixty-One Prime. This spot is one of the best fine dining restaurants on the island. You will be served with signature seafood dishes while enjoying dinner in an elegant establishment.
Travelers and activities
Duck Key is filled with beautiful natural landscapes for you to discover. From sandy beaches to tropical hikes, you will be able to find plenty of outdoor adventures during your stay. Take a trip with Dive Duck Key. On this tour, you will be able to go with an expert guide to some of the most gorgeous spots around the island. The guide will teach you how to dive and show you the marine life of the area. On the other hand, Sole Watersports is another great spot to go check out. Here you will be able to rent equipment and take lessons in various water sports such as windsurfing, sailing and more.Duck Key for family activities
If you choose to take your family on vacation with you to Duck Key, try out these activities to have a delightful time together. One of the most unique activities in the area can be found at Dolphin Connections. Here you will get the chance to not only admire the dolphins but also go swimming with them. Another fun activity can be found at Keys Cable Park. Here you can zip through the tropical forest of the island while enjoying a mix of adrenaline and nature.
Did you know that there are around 800 keys in Florida?
Top 5 travel tips for Duck Key
Spend an afternoon out in the sun. This state park is equipped with public beaches, kayak rentals and picnic tables to ensure a fun day out.2.Long Key
Sunbathe at the beach. If you are looking for a quiet and less crowded beach, head to the Long Key. From white sands to palm trees, this spot will leave you mesmerized.3. Coral Cay Activities & Adventure
Let the kids have some tropical fun. This establishment provides day camps, playgrounds and many activities for kids to enjoy while at the beach.4.Reef Snorkel
Admire the local marine creatures. You will be able to rent out snorkeling gear and take excursions around the island to see the coral reef of the Florida keys.5.Sunset Cruise
Experience a romantic boat trip. The Duck Key has one of the most spectacular sunsets in the state. Take a cruise during the late afternoon to admire this sunset from the waterside.