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5 Best Key West RV Parks & Things to Do Nearby

| Updated Dec 4, 2023

Key West is a small island packed with big beauty. Here are the best Key West RV Parks and things to do nearby…

Florida is known by many as the sunshine state. That is because its warm sunshine, tropical weather, and sandy beaches can make you feel like you are on vacation all year round. Even the winter months feel like summer in Florida!

Aside possibly from hurricane season, there's no bad time to enjoy RV camping along the endless stretches of sand.

Jennifer and I, along with many snowbirds, make our way to Florida regularly. And many head all the way down to the Florida Keys. There are great campgrounds throughout the Keys, but we have a list of some of the best RV resorts in Key West Florida.

The Hidden Treasures of Key West, Florida

The Florida Keys is an archipelago grouped into five regions: Key Largo, Islamorada, Marathon, Big Pine Key, the Lower Keys, and Key West. There is no shortage of great adventures to be had in the upper keys and middle keys.

However, I want to focus on the best RV parks in the southernmost point in America: Key West.

The following list outlines the best Key West camping and other recreational activities you can find.

And you can use our nifty interactive MAP to get instant information on all the RV resorts in Key West, Florida, we mention in this post! Give it a try – just click on any of the location points and then click Details. You’ll see the address, the phone number, the website link, the ratings, and more!

Trip map created with Wanderlog, the best trip planner app on iOS and Android

5 Best Key West RV Parks

Check out my list of the best private campgrounds and luxury RV resorts in Key West, Florida.

1. Boyd's Key West Campground

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Boyds Key West Campground

This slice of paradise will have you relaxing in no time!

Use Boyds Key West Campground as your home base while enjoying various water sports such as diving, fishing, and snorkeling. Then when you are done, do a bit of shopping, eating, and viewing wildlife from this waterfront resort.

There are 263 sites, 203 featuring full hookups and 28 with water and electric service.

Onsite amenities include grills, picnic tables, flush toilets, potable water, hot showers, laundry facilities, Wi-Fi, cable TV, pool, firewood, and a dump station.

2. Leo's Campground

The mission of Leo's Campground is to provide simple camping with great service and amenities, allowing you to connect with others while relaxing in nature.

You can relax in one of their 43 sites. Each campsite includes an electric hookup and picnic table and can accommodate RVs up to 42′ in length.

Onsite amenities include a tiki hut, laundry facilities, tanning area, Wi-Fi, dog park, potable water, hot showers, flush toilets, and cable TV.

3. Geiger Key Marina and RV Park

Geiger Key Marina & RV Park is a gem among all of the Florida Keys RV parks. It has some of the best waterfront and secluded RV sites Key West has to offer. Plus, its near all the amenities the city has to offer!

You can enjoy direct access to the Florida Keys' famous fishing reef. Plus, enjoy ocean views, live music, and the freshest seafood you can find in town.

If you are looking for a different type of adventure, feel free to access charters for deep water fishing, paddleboards, or kayaks for exploring the local shallows, mangroves, and flats!

Stay in one of these amazing 36 sites on Geiger Road. There is a 46′ maximum RV length.

Onsite amenities include full hookups, boat ramp, waterfront hookups, laundry room, hot showers, potable water, flush toilets, cable TV, and a dump station.

4. El Mar RV Resort

Rest and relaxation are key when staying at the beautiful El Mar RV Resort featuring waterfront sites. Enjoy your favorite water activities, or go into town for a night of dining and entertainment.

They only have 11 RV sites, so you may find they have limited availability. RVs must meet a minimum length of 30′, and there is a required stay of at least five nights.

Each site features full hookups. Other amenities include flush toilets, potable water, Wi-Fi, and cable TV.

5. Bluewater Key RV Park

This Key West RV park can be your home away from home. At Bluewater Key RV Park, you can enjoy Key West's year-round perfect weather, where the Gulf of Mexico meets the Atlantic Ocean.

If you enjoy the water, then you have come to the right place. Crystal clear waters are the perfect place to fish, snorkel, dive, boat, and do other water sports.

Enjoy golfing nearby, or visit the Shipwreck Museum in town. After that, run by Hemingway's House or visit the famous Duval's Street. There you can enjoy a night out, including the well-known Sunset Celebrations.

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5 Great Places to Visit Near the Best Key West RV Parks

Once you have settled into one of the best RV Parks Key West has to offer, you might want to pop into town to visit some of these local favorites.

1. Hemingway House

Come visit the one-time residence of the famous American writer, Ernest Hemingway. He once called this beautiful story house his home, in the 1930s.

You can visit both the house and the grounds, a gift shop, and try to spot any cats that might be descendants of Hemingway's kitty. Be sure to bring cash since they only accept that form of payment for admission.

2. Duval Street

The main drag in Key West, also called Duval Street, offers a wide variety of shops, restaurants, pubs, and other attractions.

3. Shipwreck Museum

Fun for the whole family at this museum featuring maritime heritage. It is also a great place to learn about the Isaac Allerton, a wrecked vessel that sank in 1856 on the very treacherous Florida Keys reef.

Here are 5 More Great Things to Do in Key West, Florida.

Florida State Parks

Everyone knows the Florida Keys are full of pristine beaches and a great tiki bar or two (or ten). But it is also the perfect place to take in nature at one of the amazing Florida Keys state parks!

So while you're at a Key West RV park, you can check out the following…

4. Everglades National Park

If you are looking for a different experience, check out America's largest subtropical wilderness area in the United States! visit the habitats for rare and endangered species such as the American crocodile, Florida panther, and the manatee.

5. Dry Tortugas National Park

Check out this seven island park, which also includes protected coral reefs. See gorgeous sandy beaches, the 19th-century Fort Jefferson, and lighthouse and sea turtles at Loggerhead Key.

If you like to dive, you won't want to miss the Windjammer Wreck that sank in 1875.

Bird lovers will love checking out Bush Key, a nesting site for seabirds like the sooty terns, among others.

Your Vote on the Best Key West RV Parks

We'd love to hear your opinion! Let us know in the comments which RV park is your favorite, along with your favorite things to do in the area.

Mike Wendland

Published on 2023-01-12

Mike Wendland is a multiple Emmy-award-winning Journalist, Podcaster, YouTuber, and Blogger, who has traveled with his wife, Jennifer, all over North America in an RV, sharing adventures and reviewing RV, Camping, Outdoor, Travel and Tech Gear for the past 12 years. They are leading industry experts in RV living and have written 18 travel books.

One Response to “5 Best Key West RV Parks & Things to Do Nearby”

August 17, 2021at8:51 am, Gene Holcomb said:

Do you have a way to get into your archives to look up previous articles? We find your information so interesting but cannot save it all.

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