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A stone's throw away from our Harbor Resort is the most picturesque insta-worthy sites and best photo locations in Key West. While the island offers many photo-worthy opportunities, we wanted to add a few more ideas to the list, including fishing, food, and fun! Here’s your guide to eight Instagram-worthy views to help you out.
Local Art at The Marker
Let’s start right here at The Marker Harbor Resort, where we embrace local artists who embody the essence of Key West. Upon arriving at our resort, you will spot the vibrant installation, “5 Watchers” by Key West Pottery’s Adam Russell.
Photo Credit: @the_sunnyside_up
“This was the beginning of what has become known as the “Watchover” series...
Inspired by old weathered dock ties and buoys out in the ocean above the flat horizon. Each vertical column is occupied by some clever waterfowl...Saving his energy and watching over the surrounds for his next dive opportunity...as anyone on the coast can observe every day of the year.” ~ Adam Russell, @keywestpottery
Greetings from Key West Mural
Photo credit: @sensesatplay
I don't wanna lose a moment. I don't wanna miss a kiss." — John Legend
You don’t have to go far to capture this photo-worthy postcard from paradise. The “Greetings from Key West, Florida” Mural is steps from our resort located at 284 Margaret Street.
Mile Marker Zero Sign
Photo credit: @keywest
The sign says it all and is one of the most sought after photos visitors like to check off the list while on vacay. Located at the corner of Fleming and Whitehead Street is where you’ll find the Mile Marker Zero Sign. Why so popular? This sign marks the end (or the beginning) of US 1, and the other sign is located in Fort Kent in Maine. It’s one of the most famous mile markers of the Country. So when you visit, make sure to get a photo in front of this famous sign. It’s proof you’ve made it to the end of the road.
Catch of the Day
Photo credit @fishingwithluiza
Why wouldn’t you want to include your fishing adventure and catch of the day as one of your memorable photo-worthy moments! It’s your time to shine and show the world you really did catch the big one.
Here’s a photo of @fishingwithluiza sharing another double tilefish win during her stay at our resort.
The Beach at Fort Zachary Taylor Historic Park
Photo credit: @caribbeancastaways at Fort Zachary Taylor Historic Park
One thing is for sure when you visit the beach at Fort Zachary Taylor, you’ve found paradise!
Photo credit @lceee at Fort Zachary Taylor Historic Park
As you can see, you can’t beat the scenic views and picturesque settings as there are so many photo-worthy options here.
Photo credit: @schoonerspirit
You can’t leave Key West without that WOW photo at Sunset, and what better way to end the day than to set sail at sunset. The golden bursts of fiery colors and the ocean are simply breathtaking together. Now imagine celebrating this spectacular event one night in Key West. The photo above is courtesy of Schooner Spirit of Independence, which departs from Schooner Wharf, steps from our resort.
Don’t Forget Dessert
Photo credit: @theshayspence at Salute! On the Beach
You can’t visit Key West without having Key Lime Pie, and while on the search for the best in Key West, have fun with it! Take a photo like this one with the beautiful backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean. Salute on the Beach has one of the best Key Lime Pies in town, so take advantage of the beach background and enjoy our favorite dessert in paradise.
Southernmost Point Buoy
Photo Credit: @havediaperswilltravel
This is that touristy place you’ll visit to get that photo that says, “I was there.” Located at the corner of Whitehead Street and South Street, is where you’ll find the Southernmost Point Buoy, one of the most photographed landmarks on the Island. This anchored concrete buoy reads “90 Miles to Cuba Southernmost Point in the Continental U.S.A. Don’t be surprised if there is a line; everyone wants this photo!
Tell us about some of your favorite photo-worthy instagrammable spots in Key West, and continue to share any of the great moments you’ve captured. #lovethemarker
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