Spring Break in Key West

There is no spring break vacation quite like the one in Key West. Unlike other popular spring break destinations, a Key West spring break is affordable, convenient, and an unforgettably fun time for everyone. College spring break falls smack dab in the middle of the Key West peak season, meaning you will find yourself in a Key West teeming with energy, people, and excitement around every corner. Like any successful vacation, coming to Key West during spring break certainly requires some planning and preparation. Best On Key West prides itself as the comprehensive Key West vacation center, offering visitors information on where to stay, what to do, and where to go while you are visiting Key West.

Historical Key West

Spring breakers often come to Key West Florida for one main goal: drinking. Sure, the country's southernmost island has a highly impressive and diverse selection of bars, clubs, and lounges and, sure, we have no open container laws, but Key West has tons more to offer spring breakers outside of our many watering holes. For one thing, the city is jam-packed with history. A stroll down any of the narrow side streets in Downtown/Old Town Key West gives you a great tour of century-old mansions, many of which have been converted to guesthouses and bed & breakfasts. Some of these welcome even non-guests to explore their historic living rooms and gardens. Best On Key West offers historic tours to places such as the famous Hemingway House and Truman's Little White House. Most locals know a decent amount of history about Key West, so feel free to ask your concierge or front desk staff. If not, browse BestOnKeyWest.com's many articles on Key West's unique history.

Tours and Activities

The many Key West tours and activities are really what makes a Key West trip go from a fun vacation to an unforgettable time spent in a tropical island paradise. Best On Key West offers spring breakers a huge variety of tours and activities that get you out on the clear blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean. Do not pass up your chance to go snorkeling in the country's only living coral reef system. Underneath the surface of the waters that surround Key West is a stunning marine environment made up of soft and hard coral and all kinds of tropical marine species. A basic Key West snorkeling trips takes you out for a 3 and a half hour journey to a spot along the coral reef where you get to strap your snorkel gear on and take a peak at this fascinating underwater wonderland. If you want to take it a little further, try out one of the Key West scuba diving trips. Both certified divers and non-certified visitors can experience the one-of-a-kind scuba diving trip off the coast of Key West. But the fun doesn't end there. Try the Jet Ski Island Tour, by far one of the most popular and most exciting tours in Key West. Or reserve a spot on the Back Country Safari to explore the primitive mangrove islands just north of Key West. The options are endless and you can either browse the huge list of tours on the Best On Key West website or call to speak directly with a Key West expert.

Where to Stay

There are plenty of different types of accommodations you can pick from when coming to Key West for spring break. The ideal place to stay is in the Downtown or Old Town area. This will allow you to walk to all the tours, activities, museums, bars, restaurants, shops, and other attractions. Staying in downtown during spring break can, however, cost you a pretty penny. If you are trying stick to a budget, try some of the many Key West hotels, motels, and inns scattered throughout the New Town area of Key West. Best On Key West has Key West hotels experts that will be able to set you up with the ideal place to stay for you and your group.