An aerial photo of Dry Tortugas National Park, a top Key West day trip destination.While vacations are the perfect time to relax and recharge your batteries, they are also the perfect time to embark on memorable adventures. For those who make NYAH their Key West home base, there are plenty of ways to accomplish both. While there is no shortage of things to do on Key West, adding a day trip or two to your itinerary is an excellent addition to any vacation on this Florida island. 

A Checklist of 3 Nearby Adventures

Setting off on day trips from NYAH, Not Your Average Hotel, is a fantastic way to explore more of this region. Whether traveling by car or boat, there are plenty of charming towns or interesting attractions waiting for you to discover them.

Dry Tortugas National Park

Perhaps the one day trip every visitor to Key West needs to enjoy is Dry Tortugas National Park. Known for incredible aquatic adventures, this spot was once a 19th-century fort. To reach the 100-square-mile park, you will need to reserve your spot on a ferry ride or seaplane flight. While here, go snorkeling, swimming, fishing, or check out some of the other things to do.

National Key Deer Refuge

About 50 minutes away in Big Pine Key rests National Key Deer Refuge. Established in 1957, this area is home to more than 20 threatened and endangered animal and plant species. Explore the refuge on one of the trails, which open 30 minutes before sunrise and close 30 minutes after sunset.

Stock Island

At less than 20 minutes away, Stock Island is the perfect option for those looking for a quick and easy day trip from our adults-only hotel. Follow the Art Stroll map to discover the incredible art district. The island is also home to the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden

Reserve Your Key West Home Base

A guestroom at a Key West hotel to relax in after going on a day tirp.No matter what type of adventure you’re looking for, from a memorable day trip to a thrilling jet ski ride, there is something in Key West that fits the bill. Be close to everything you could ever want on vacation by reserving a room at NYAH.

Our adults-only hotel, only steps from Duval Street, is the perfect place for any group planning their Key West getaway. We feature bunk bed accommodations in both private and shared rooms. Make the most out of your stay while saving a bit by checking out our special offers. When you’re ready to reserve your escape, book your accommodations with the click of a button. Share photos of your adventures using #IShareAtNYAH so everyone can join the fun!