Anyone looking for a fabulous holiday destination in the southern tip of Florida might like to stay in Summerland Key. Located on the Florida Keys in the United States, this resort offers many interesting things to do and see. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas, condos and B&Bs.
Holidaymakers staying in Summerland Key can enjoy the wonderful scenery here by hiking and cycling. There are sandy beaches just a short distance away for visitors to relax on and soak up the sunshine. There are many fantastic watersports offered here including swimming, diving, snorkelling, fishing, water skiing, sailing, wind surfing and jet skiing. Families can enjoy a fun game of miniature golf five minutes away at Boondocks, while the Key West Golf Club is approximately half an hour away. Other activities popular in the area include paragliding, roller blading and bird watching. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drink as well as other provisions from local stores. Visitors will also find some delightful restaurants and bars here serving an excellent selection of dishes including delicious seafood.
Summerland Key is one of the islands of the Florida Keys where there are many fine places to visit. There are lots of museums in the Florida Keys such as Ernest Hemmingway Home and Museum and Audubon House & Tropical Gardens. Marathon is about half an hour away and features the Crane Point Museum and Nature Center & Historic Site. Anyone keen to head to the mainland for a day trip should visit Miami, which is about two and half hour’s drive from Summerland Key. Miami is a city filled with fabulous attractions such as the Jungle Island Zoo and Miami Seaquarium. There are also a lot of museums in Miami too including the Science Museum, Children’s Museum, Miami Art Museum and the Historical Museum of South Florida.
The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 89 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average minimum temperature of 46 degrees Fahrenheit. The annual average precipitation is 47.5 inches. Rainfall in is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year. The wettest month of the year is usually September with an average rainfall of 6.5 inches.
Key West International Airport (EYW) is approximately half an hour’s drive from Summerland Key. Flights arrive here from Atlanta (ATL), Fort Lauderdale (FLL), Miami (MIA) and Orlando (MCO) amongst other U.S airports. There are car rental firms located at Key West Airport. Visitors from other U.S cities and overseas can fly to Miami International Airport (MIA) and get a connecting flight. Flights arrive here from Amsterdam (AMS), Frankfurt (FRA), London-Heathrow (LHW), Madrid (MAD), Moscow-Domodedovo (DME), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Toronto-Pearson (YYZ) amongst others.