10 Places to Stay with Your RV When Visiting Florida Keys

5 Reasons to Visit Florida Keys

  1. Drive across the Seven-Mile Bridge
  2. Go charter fishing and snorkeling
  3. Visit the Dry Tortugas National Park
  4. Kayak the mangrove channels
  5. Spend the day at Mallory Square (huge street artist performance gathering at the beach)

Traveling from Miami, traveling the Keys to Key West takes about 3 hours, taking the S Dixie Highway/Overseas Highway across the Keys. There’s so much to do along the way that many travelers take their time to get to Key West and stop at various points in their journey, creating an interest-specific itinerary for their drive down to Key West.

List of top 10 RV Parks in the Key West area:

(Disclaimer: information is a compilation of researched info as published online and does not necessarily reflect the experience or opinion of the author)

The RV parks have been ranked and are listed from “Most Recommended” to “Least Recommended” based on reviews, feedback, amenities, and preference. Cost was not the primary ranking driver. Please note that weekend RV families with children might have different needs than full-time RV “snowbirds”.

1. Venture Out Resort

Address: 701 Spanish Main Dr, Cudjoe Key, FL 33042
Phone: (305)-414-8936
Hours: Unknown
Website: waterfrontkeys.com
Specs
Pricing: $110+/daily (depending on season and site selection), weekly and monthly rates available
Total RV sites: approx. 300
Hookups: full (30/50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: Yes
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes (site-specific)

One of the parks that is located on Cudjoe Key, this park is not really meant for overnight stays only, but for extended period stays. This park is a great and affordable choice for those who will spend weeks or months visiting the Keys.

What makes this park unique?

Most sites are waterfront sites and with boat docks, allowing the visitors to have instant access to fishing, lobster catching or snorkeling. The park is both a long-term residential condominium association, as well as an RV park.

What we like about it
  • Tennis courts
  • Boat ramp
  • Spa
  • 24-hr security
  • Close access to local events, such as powerboat races, sailing regattas, fishing tournaments, Fantasy Fest, Star Party etc.
  • Breakfasts every Saturday
  • Freshwater pool
  • Site ownership options
Drawbacks
  • Long-term residential vibe
  • 14-day parking limit rule

2. Fiesta Key RV Resort

Address: 70001 Overseas Hwy, Long Key, FL 33001
Phone: (877)-570-2267
Hours: 8:00 AM-6:00 PM
Website: www.rvonthego.com
Specs
Pricing: $140+/daily (varies greatly based on season and site), long-term stay and military discounts available
Total RV sites: 324
Hookups: full (50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: Yes
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes (limit: 2 per site)
Wi-Fi: Yes (hotspots)

Located on Long Key near Long Key State Park, this resort is surrounded by lush greenery and tropical feel on spacious 28 acres on its own private island. While there is no cable access, there is plenty to do outdoors so that one is never bored.

What makes this park unique?

Surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, the sites have an almost 360-degree view of the water with on-site marina. With the option of renting a beach-house cabin or hotel room, this is a great location for family reunions and extended vacation get-togethers. The resort is close to different tourist attractions, such as the Dolphin Research Center or the Bud ‘N’ Mary’s world-famous marina.

What we like about it
  • Restaurant
  • Store
  • 10 miles away from mainland
  • Horseshoes, basketball etc.
  • Beach access
Drawbacks
  • No cable

3. Bahia Honda State Park

Address: 36850 Overseas Hwy, Big Pine Key, FL 33043
Phone: (305)-872-2353
Hours: 8:00 AM until sundown every day
Website: www.floridastateparks.org
Specs
Pricing: $36/daily plus $6.70 reservation fee
Total RV sites: 48
Hookups: partial (50, water), with dump station on site
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes
Wi-Fi: No

The Bahia Honda Key is home to the Bahia Honda State Park, which consists of several different areas on the Key: Sandspur Beach (currently under reconstruction after Hurricane Irma), Loggerhead Beach on the Atlantic side and Calusa Beach on the Florida Bay). The Buttonwood campground, the Bayside tent sites and six cabins are available for reservations. 

Note: Because of its location and popularity, it is very challenging to get a reservation so one must plan in advance or inquire daily about cancellations. There is a bus that takes visitors either north to Key West or south; however, due to frequent stops, the ride takes a long time.

What makes this park unique?

This park is very popular, because it is surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean and close to Key West. There are several different camping areas; Sandspur Beach is currently closed due to Hurricane Irma damage repairs and has RV length limitations (14 ft). The Buttonwood area allows for RVs up to 71 ft.

What we like about it
  • Concession stand
  • Marina
  • Boathouse
  • Swimming areas
  • Snorkeling
  • Turtle hatching
  • Geocaching
  • Affordable
Drawbacks
  • Challenging to book site
  • Limited hook-ups
  • Not conducive for extended stay

4. Grassy Key RV Park & RV Resort

Address: 58671 Overseas Hwy, Mile marker 58.7-Gulfside, Marathon, FL 33050
Phone: (305)-289-1606
Hours: Unknown
Website: www.grassykeyrvpark.com
Specs
Pricing: $80-210/daily, $532-1396/weekly, $1649-4327/monthly (depending on season and site selection, multi-month discounts available)
Total RV sites: 34
Hookups: full (30/50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: Yes
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Unknown
Wi-Fi: Unknown

Located on Marathon, this gem of a park is a wonderful place to stay with plenty of room for large RVs and countless activities to do at the park or in the area.

What makes this park unique?

As a smaller RV park, this park has all the amenities of a larger resort with the feel of a relaxing and more intimate community. There are so many different activities to choose from while staying at the park. Also, the private beach access is an amazing value for the Keys area!

What we like about it
  • Clubhouse
  • Laundry
  • Fish cleaning station
  • Beach access
  • Kayak launch area
  • Tiki bar
Drawbacks
  • Due to limited number of sites, might be challenging to book

5. Curry Hammock State Park Campground

Address: 56200 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050
Phone: (305)-289-2690
Hours: 8:00 AM until sunset (daily)
Website: www.floridastateparks.org
Specs
Pricing: $42/daily plus $6.70 reservation fee
Total RV sites: 28
Hookups: partial (50, water), dump station on site
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes
Wi-Fi: No

One of several State Parks in the Keys, this park is one’s personal paradise with the opportunity to park RVs up to 70 ft long. The park is clean, well-laid out and with well-maintained facilities.

What makes this park unique?

This park offers front-row seating to amazing wildlife. Curry Hammock State Park prides itself with being an “untarnished sanctuary”; this place offers an opportunity to unplug, unwind and reconnect with nature.

What we like about it
  • Clean amenities
  • Large sites for bigger RVs
  • Kayaking
  • Nature trail
  • Birding
  • Kiteboarding
  • Breath-taking views
  • Cheap
Drawbacks
  • Booked out months in advance

6. Riptide Carefree RV Resort

Address: 97680 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037
Phone: (305) 852-8481
Hours: Unknown
Website: www.sunoutdoors.com
Specs
Pricing: $77/daily, weekly, and monthly rates available
Total RV sites: 35
Hookups: full (30/50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Located in Key Largo and part of the “Sun Outdoors” community now, this park offers a no-frills stay at a great cost for the area.

What makes this park unique?

Streamlined under new ownership and branding, this park is a great stay for travelers who are looking for a place to stay with their RV to go and explore all the Keys have to offer. The price is unbeatable for a full-hookup site with access to the beach!

What we like about it
  • Kayaking
  • Laundry
  • Marina
  • Boat ramp
Drawbacks
  • Tight sites
  • Challenging to book due to low-cost popularity

7. Jolly Roger Travel Park

Address: 59275 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
Phone: (305)-289-0404
Hours: Unknown
Website: www.jrtp.com
Specs
Pricing: call office for rates
Total RV sites: 160+
Hookups: full (50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: Yes
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes (2 max)
Wi-Fi: Yes

Located on 11 acres, the park provides spacious, shady, and grassy sites that are often over 40 ft long!

What makes this park unique?

Even as a medium-sized park, this is a quiet, family-owned park with all the amenities and beach access to snorkeling and swimming! This park is also located next door to the Dolphin Research Center.

What we like about it
  • Snorkeling and swimming area
  • Huge dog park
  • Cable TV
  • Tiki bar area overlooking the ocean
Drawbacks
  • Must call office for rates
  • Max 6 people per site
  • Max 3 pets per site
  • Lots of rules and restrictions (see website)

8. Marathon Marina & RV Resort

Address: 1021 11th St Ocean, Marathon, FL 33050
Phone: (305)-743-6575
Hours: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM (Mon-Sat)
Website: www.marathonmarinaresort.com
Specs
Pricing: must contact office
Total RV sites: 9
Hookups: full (30/50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: Yes
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Unknown
Wi-Fi: Unknown

While this park is very small in RV capacity, it makes up in ambience and access to water activities. Overlooking the Seven-Mile Bridge and the Atlantic Ocean, the sunset views are breathtaking as one relaxes at the pool with a drink.

What makes this park unique?

This tiny RV park is really a marina most of all, with only 9 RV spots for those who visit with an RV to take their boat to continue their vacation travels, or to be on the water while using this park as a RV hookup destination only.

What we like about it
  • Easy Ocean or Gulf access
  • Laundry
  • Fitness center
  • Fish cleaning station
  • On-site award-winning restaurant
  • Cabin rentals
Drawbacks
  • Only 9 sites (challenging to book)

9. Bonefish Bay Motel & RV Sites

Address: 12565 State Highway 5, Marathon, FL 33050
Phone: (305)-289-0565
Hours: Unknown
Website: bonefishbaymotel.com
Specs
Pricing: $99-179/daily, $650-950/weekly, $2,500-3,600/monthly (based on season and site selection)
Total RV sites: 18
Hookups: full hookups (30/50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: Yes
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Located on Marathon, this small park is a great fit for anyone who visits the Keys to spend their time fishing. It is a no-frills RV park that has all the necessary amenities to stay for a while.

What makes this park unique?

Close to the famous Seven-Mile Bridge, this park is right on the water and set up for any fishing enthusiast to spend the day on the water.

What we like about it
  • Laundry
  • Freshwater pool
  • Boat ramp
Drawbacks
  • Gravel sites
  • Limited shade/landscaping
  • Sites too close to each other

10. Key Palms RV Resort

Address: 104200 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037
Phone: (855)-786-6104
Hours: Unknown
Website: keyspalmsrvresort.com
Specs
Pricing: $115-145/daily, $650-1,040/weekly (based on season and site selection)
Total RV sites: 30
Hookups: full (30/50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: Yes
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes (limit: 2)
Wi-Fi: Unknown

Located about 1 hour from Miami and 2 hours from Key West, this park is the gateway stop to the Keys adventures for anyone who wants to stay for a few weeks and explore all that the area has to offer.

What we like about it
  • Gym
  • Laundry
  • Clubhouse
  • Boat docks
  • Kayak launch
  • Beach access
  • 24-hr security
Drawbacks
  • Busy access road
  • Longer list of rules and regulations (see website)

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