Southernmost Point, Key West

3.6
The very tip of the southeastern United States, Southernmost Point, is a popular spot for photos. A sign once marked the spot, but a more permanent concrete buoy stands at the lookout point today. The attraction's name is misleading--the actual southern point is in a private yard next to the buoy's location--but it’s close. Put Southernmost Point into our Key West sightseeing planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • There was quite a line standing in the heat to get that perfect shot next to the buoy. We were able to take a quick shot of the buoy as people were switching for their turn and then we were able to ge...  more »
  • You have to go for the history... not just the picture. It's a place to read why this Terminal is there. We were going very early in the morning and there was no one there.
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  • Its is a marker at the place but little else as in there in no shade to stand under also. Queues can be long just to click a picture with it and temperatures high. Strongly suggest carrying floppy hats or umbrella to be able to bear both. A shade for people to stand under to escape under would be nice. A small plaque to explain more tell a story would be great
  • I am not sure how I actually feel about this. It's just a landmark of the southernmost point. That's all it is! There is a huge line(why?no idea!)depending on the time and season you are here.My trip here ended up being sort of anti climatic. I had fun in Key west,no doubt there! had good food,good view of the ocean,but I could have done that in Miami too or Long key. If you are in Florida for a short period,you can skip Key west,I promise you are not missing much.

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