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Higgs Beach

Type: Beaches, Family Friendly, Free Attractions, Historic Sites, Water Sports

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Not far from Duval Street in Old Town Key West is Higgs Beach, a popular (and free) spot to soak in some rays and take a dip in the shallow water. Bring a picnic to keep your costs in check. Free...  Read More


  • Free Things to Do: "Sometimes, large amounts of seaweed wash ashore Key West's beaches, creating odorous clumps on the sand. Check the weather conditions before planning your day."
  • Things to Do with Kids, Beaches: "At times, large amounts of seaweed can wash ashore (at any of the beaches in Key West). Check the weather conditions before planning your day."
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: With no entry fee, Higgs Beach, offers shallow waters, volleyball courts and a playground, as well as a bit of history.
  • Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: The shallow waters, volleyball courts, playground and water sports at Higgs Beach keep the young ones occupied while you soak up some rays.
  • Best for Beaches Because: While not be the best beach in Key West, Higgs makes up for it with shallow waters, volleyball courts, playground, pier and water sports.

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