Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Grassy Key

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Grassy Key. This city is well-known for its dolphin watching and seafood restaurants. Dolphin Research Center and Sombrero Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Grassy Key

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? You'll be sure to enjoy Grassy Key for its jogging trails and swimming. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Grassy Key a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dolphin Research Center (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Island Hoppers Aerial Adventures (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Conch Air (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Florida Keys Country Club (8.7 mi / 14 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Grassy Key

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Grassy Key

Travelers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what Grassy Key has to offer. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Grassy Key is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sombrero Beach (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Curry Hammock State Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Sunset Park Beach (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Long Key State Park (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • The Turtle Hospital (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Anne's Beach (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Grassy Key

Fly into Marathon, FL (MTH-Florida Keys Marathon), the closest airport, located 6.6 mi (10.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Key West, FL (EYW-Key West Intl.), which is 52.2 mi (84.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Grassy Key?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,055 holiday lettings near Grassy Key. From 709 Houses to 24 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Grassy Key is on HomeAway.

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

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Grassy Key. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Southwest Florida: 30,328 holiday homes
  • Florida Keys: 4,477 holiday homes
  • Big Pine Key: 522 holiday homes
  • Lower Matecumbe Key: 542 holiday homes
  • Conch Key: 57 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Grassy Key! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Grassy Key?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Grassy Key with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Big Pine Key: 522 holiday lettings
  • Islamorada: 1,236 holiday lettings
  • Layton: 407 holiday lettings
  • Duck Key: 789 holiday lettings
  • Key Colony Beach: 1,049 holiday lettings

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Grassy Key?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Grassy Key. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Island Hoppers Aerial Adventures: 1,085 holiday rentals
  • Conch Air (Bi Plane Rides): 1,086 holiday rentals
  • Crane Point Museum and Nature Center: 1,132 holiday rentals
  • Pigeon Key Foundation: 1,201 holiday rentals
  • Captain Hooks Marina and Dive Center: 1,085 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Grassy 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 of holiday accommodations.