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Southernmost Point

Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040
+1 305-809-3700
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A colorful landmark buoy and spectacular sunsets make the southernmost spot in the Continental U.S. a special place to visit.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average31%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“photo taken” (153 reviews)
Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040
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Reviewed yesterday

Get there. Do it. And, to all the tourists who linger...get out of the way! Others want to get a photo too!

Thank Richard19651965
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a great place for a photo. The line moves fast so don't hesitate to stop. We asked the couple in front to take our picture and we agreed to take theirs just as others around us were doing. It was a friendly place....More

Thank jc0nradi
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to take a picture! Beautiful background too! Get here early because a line actually forms just for people wanting to get their picture made with it.

Thank K F
Reviewed 2 days ago

I didn't expect this marker to be at the end of a residential street. It was interesting to see but the lineup for pictures was very long. I'd suggest going early in the day to avoid the crowds.

Thank Davindra R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

At the southern most point, you are closer to Cuba than to Miami :) This is a spot that any decent tourist must get a photo at ! When we were there, we had to wait in line... took about 20 minutes until our turn...More

Thank Tricia A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Everyone lines up very politely, and give each other help in making sure that you have your pictures taken. Nice photo op

Thank Colleen M
Reviewed 2 days ago

When we first arrived there was a long line of people waiting to get their picture. Also a man offering to take an instant photo for $20. We waited and wenr there early the next morning and only a few walkers ir bicyclists were there...More

Thank Nanajean1953
Reviewed 3 days ago

the crowds have become so large that an informal que lines up down the sidewalk for photos at the buoy

Thank Cynthia H
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went for a run around 8:30 am on a Saturday in Key West and stopped by the Southernmost point to get a photo. Only two groups of people were in line ahead of me. When I swung by the point during Key West wandering...More

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 4 days ago

You have to do it!! Just a right of passage. Yes there is a line and yes it is a mess, but you have to say you did it!! If you came this far what is a 20 minute wait!! have fun!!

Thank rex m
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15 August 2017|
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Response from TakingUThere | Reviewed this property |
No, not at all. Just ask someone in line and everybody will help you, so don´t worry.
30 May 2017|
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Response from price1953 | Reviewed this property |
It is not far off of Duval Street. I am not sure about the public transportation because we walked everywhere.
8 March 2017|
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Response from Kathy C | Reviewed this property |
Only if you enjoy walking and have lots of time. It's a very long walk. Opposite end of the cruise ship port. I suggest you Take the trolley tour, there's one that allows you to hop on and off all day. Since you have limited... More