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Things To Do With Kids in Key West

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Looking for the most efficient and entertaining way to visit many of the things to do in Key West with kids? Look no further because Old Town Trolley Tours offers parents a relaxing way to tour all the best Key West attractions for kids. Parents don’t have to worry about searching for directions to the Key West Aquarium, driving to White Street Pier and Higgs Beach, or finding parking while traveling from all of Key West’s best attractions. Our hop on and hop off trolley tours allow the parents to concentrate on having fun with their kids instead of worrying about logistics.

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key west kids activitiesWelcome to the Kids’ Corner

Old Town Trolley Tours are great for the whole family! Download kids’ activities.
Your kids will thank you for giving them a fun-filled vacation and you’ll thank Old Town Trolley for taking care of the logistics.

Stop # 1

key west aquariumKey West Aquarium

Families love visiting the historic Key West Aquarium. Interact with marine life firsthand with the aquarium’s touch tank full of conchs, sea stars, horseshoe crabs and many other creatures.



key-west-shipwreck-treasures-museumKey West Shipwreck Treasures Museum

Enter the era of the wreckers at the Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum, where live acting, film and a bounty of artifacts combine to create an unforgettable experience. The museum even affords guests the opportunity to lift a genuine silver bar from 1656. At the end of your museum tour, climb to the top of the 65’ lookout tower with your family and see the whole island. Learn more about Key West’s rich history while enjoying breathtaking views of the city.

key west mel fisher museumMel Fisher’s Maritime Museum

Learn about conservation, archaeology and Key West history during a visit to Mel Fisher’s Maritime Museum. You’ll hear about the famous Henrietta Marie shipwreck, the African Cemetery at Higgs Beach, Spanish galleons and the Key West Turtle Museum. Special programs targeted to children are available including a special Night at the Museum.

Stop # 2

Sails to Rails Museum

Guests to the Sails to Rails Museum will journey through the Age of Sail, a time when tall ships plied the treacherous waters of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico and Florida Keys from the 1500s to early 1900s. These waters were once filled with treasure-laden Spanish Galleons, dreaded pirates, merchant ships and more as the New World made its riches known to all who sailed her waters.

Stop # 3

key west ripleys believe it or notRipley’s Believe it or Not!

For older children only, Ripley’s Believe It or Not is a one-of-a-kind experience full of bizarre and astounding people, places and accomplishments. Step inside the Odditorium and see a life size model of the world’s tallest man, art made of toast, a shrunken torso owned by Ernest Hemingway and many other unique sights. Take some time to enjoy the brilliant and strange collection at Ripley’s Believe It or Not with your family.

Stop # 5

key-west-lighthouse-museumKey West Lighthouse Museum

First christened in 1825, the Key West lighthouse is an iconic and important part of the city’s history. The U.S. Coast Guard has since decommissioned the lighthouse; but the museum still stands in memory of Key West’s maritime heritage. Families can walk up to the top of the lighthouse and enjoy the beauty of island life.



Stop # 10

key west higgs beachHiggs Beach & Astro City Park

Popular with families and located right across the street from Higgs Beach, your little ones can frolic and relax at Astro City Park after a long day of sightseeing. You can even snorkel, swim and picnic at Higgs Beach just a few steps away. Pack your water shoes, beach towels and sunscreen for a fun-filled day at this Key West favorite.

Stop # 11 

key west butterfly conservatoryKey West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory

Housing over fifty different species of live butterflies along with colorful birds such as zebra finches and newly introduced flamingos. In the learning center, your family can hear more about the life cycle of the butterfly and watch live caterpillars in their natural habitats. Visitors of all ages will enjoy the bright gift shop filled with unique souvenirs to take home.


key west southernmost pointThe Southernmost Point

The Southernmost Point is a must-do photo opportunity for visitors of all ages. People from all over the world eagerly wait to pose with the Southernmost Point buoy statue, marking the southernmost point of the continental United States. It’s worth the wait, and the view of Key West’s blue-green waters shouldn’t be missed.


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