Attractions & Events
The Grassy Flats Resort & Beach Club has many Florida Keys attractions and places of interest just a short drive away. On the way to Key West, you’ll travel along the Seven Mile Bridge, which is an attraction in itself.
There are plenty of things to do in the Florida Keys and Florida Keys tourism is always booming because of our sun-kissed beachfronts, water sport adventures, fresh seafood restaurants, and spectacular Florida Bay views.
Places to Go
We have a long list of beautiful parks in the Florida Keys, many that maintain ecotourism practices. If you have a love for nature and being outdoors, then don’t miss out on a visit to Tortuga National Park, Bahia Honda State Park, Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park and the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States, Everglades National Park.
Your Florida trip won’t be complete until you stop by some of the other famous and most visited Keys, including Key Largo, the lively village of Islamorada and Florida's southernmost point and major tourist spot, Key West.
Stop by the historic residence of famous author Ernest Hemingway when you’re visiting Key West. There are guided tours, a museum, gorgeous gardens, a bookstore and 40 to 50 six-toed cats! Located at 907 Whitehead Street, just across from the Key West Lighthouse, this is a must-do when in the Florida Keys.
A natural history museum in Key West that features the native animals and plants that live in the Keys, both in the water and on land, a visit to Florida Keys Eco Discovery Center can be a very educational experience for families and friends visiting the Keys.
If you love to get a good workout in when you’re traveling, get on the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail and take a long bike ride, run or jog. It’s one of the most popular trails in Florida, due to its stunning scenic views.
Located in Tavernier, Florida, the Florida Keys Wild Bird Sanctuary rescues, rehabilitates and releases approximately 1000 birds a year. It is a great experience for families and there are chances to see, interact and learn about the different species of birds.
Situated in the Truman Annex neighborhood of Old Town, Key West, the Harry S. Truman Little White House was the winter White House for President Harry S. Truman for 175 days. There are tours, a shop, beautiful grounds to stroll across and events to attend throughout the year.
Dolphin Research Center
Dolphin Research Center
The Dolphin Research Center is a non profit research and education center in Grassy Key, Florida. Built on a natural seawater lagoon in the Gulf of Mexico, the center is home to rescued dolphins and sea lions. Offering a number of programs to visitors and the public, including "Swim with the Dolphins" and "Ultimate Trainer for a Day", the center is devoted to education, preservation and helping guests fully appreciate our marine life in Florida.
Curry Hammock is a State Park located between Key Largo and Key West, protecting areas of mangrove swamps and rockland hammocks. Offering trails for hiking and biking, kiteboarding, kayak rentals, and swimming and snorkeling, this beautiful park, with a stunning white sand beach, is a must see for guests and locals.
A Nature Center and Historic site, Crane Point is a non-profit offering guided tours, a lagoon, a wild bird center, plant nursery and a museum showcasing the history of the Florida Keys.
Display items include a 600 year old dugout canoe and remnants of pirate ships to explore. In an outside children’s area, kids can play on a wooden pirate ship or visit the touch tank to learn more about the Keys marine life.
Both visitors and locals can enjoy the sunny skies at Sombrero Beach; with its turquoise water and soft sand, this is one of Florida’s secret gems. From April to October, Sombrero Beach is one of Florida’s designated turtle nesting zones, home to Loggerhead turtles. The beach offers tours of their Turtle Hospital, where sick or injured turtles are treated before being released back into their natural habitat.
Celebrations and Events
We have events and festivities happening all the time here in Grassy Key. From the Key West Fantasy Fest, Key West Pride and the Seven Mile Bridge Run to the Florida Keys Jazz and Blues Festival and Humphrey Bogart Festival - there is something for everyone, of any age, to enjoy.