Destination guide

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.

Activities

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)
Weather

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 highlights

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)
Transport

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.

Where to stay around Duck Key?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 766 holiday lettings near Duck Key. From 485 Houses to 106 Condos/Apartments, 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 Duck Key is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Duck Key?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 485 Houses in Duck Key. Our other popular types of Duck Key holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 106 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 22 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 49 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Duck Key?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 602 holiday homes with pool available in Duck Key. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.