10 Places to Stay with Your RV When Visiting Key West, FL

5 Reasons to Visit Key West

  1. Island vibe relaxation
  2. Foodie paradise
  3. Beach and water activities, such as kayaking, charter fishing, snorkeling
  4. Historic places, such as the Ernest Hemingway Museum or the Key West Shipwreck Museum
  5. Variety of flora and fauna in various botanical gardens and nature conservatories

Traveling from Miami, reaching 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 12 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. Bluewater Key RV Resort

Address: 2950 Overseas Hwy, Key West, FL 33040
Phone: (305)-745-2494
Hours: Unknown
Website: www.bluewaterkey.com
Specs
Pricing: $112-237/daily, based on season and site location
Total RV sites: 81
Hookups: full (30/50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: Yes
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Depends on site owner policy, certain breeds prohibited per CCR&R
Wi-Fi: Yes

One of the parks that is located on Saddle Bunch Keys, this resort is an impressive RV park that has nice wide sites with all the amenities and lush tropical landscaping throughout. Since it is located right on the water, visitors can enjoy island life the minute they step out of their RV.

What makes this park unique?

Truly a luxury resort, this park is an oasis created for adult relaxation. As a destination location, this resort has access to beaches, water activities, golf and all the amenities that make life more than comfortable.

What we like about it
  • Island atmosphere (drinks at the personal Tiki Bar and dock, depending on site selection)
  • Beach/water lots
  • Open year-round
  • Storage facility options
  • Cable TV
  • Laundry
Drawbacks
  • Privately owned sites (thus, rated and owner rules might vary)
  • Rates based on 2 occupants, additional personas are $10/day
  • 6 people per site
  • Rates are not guaranteed until 60 days prior to arrival
  • Minimum stay of 7 days from 10/1-4/1; otherwise, 3 days minimum stay
  • Pricey

2. Leo’s Campground

Address: 5236 Suncrest Rd, Key West, FL 33040
Phone: 305-296-5260
Email: [email protected]
Hours: 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Website: www.leoscampground.com
Specs
Pricing: $89-110/daily and $1,790-2,850/monthly (depending on season and site)
Total RV sites: 49
Hookups: full hookups (30/50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: No
Pets Allowed: Yes (under 30 lbs.)
Wi-Fi: Yes (Wi-Fi spots)

Located on Key West, this park is about 15 minutes from Sunset Pier. One can bike everywhere from this location, as this park is the one closest to city center. Even though this park is so close to the hustle and bustle, it is surprisingly quiet: a true oasis.

What makes this park unique?

This park truly has a laidback Caribbean vibe, with no-frills sites where one can park their RV and stay for a while. Several places throughout the park make it conducive for group hangouts for a game of billiard or just solo relaxation in a porch swing in a Tiki hut area.

What we like about it
  • Laidback atmosphere
  • Water access for kayaks
  • Laundry
Drawbacks
  • Tight entry and sites
  • Rates based on 1-2 occupants only
  • No amenities

3. Sugar Loaf Key/Key West KOA

Sugar Loaf Key

Address: 251 State Road 939, Mm 20, Sugarloaf, FL 33042
Phone: (305)-745-3549
For reservations, call: (800)-562-7731
Hours: 8:00 AM-6:00 PM daily
Website: koa.com
Specs
Pricing: $144+/daily, depending on season and site selection, extended stay rates available
Total RV sites: approx. 150
Hookups: full (50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: Yes
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Located on Sugar Loaf Key, this park is about 30 minutes’ drive from Key West; however, as a KOA park, it has all the amenities and comforts that come with that brand.

What makes this park unique?

Select sites have a kayak paddle board launch and they are located right alongside a mangrove-lined waterfront. There are also sites that come with a fully furnished patio, ready to sit and enjoy a campfire under the stars while listening to the ocean waves.

Note: KOA Members and military receive 10% off; there are also KOA Appreciation Days, during which one can book one day and get the subsequent day FREE (check Website for dates and details).

What we like about it
  • Snorkeling
  • Kayak rentals
  • Cable TV
  • Snack bar
  • Poolside pub
  • Fishing
  • KampK9
  • Private beach
  • Laundry
  • Access to public transportation
Drawbacks
  • Booked out months in advance

4. Big Pine Key Fishing Lodge

Address: 33000 Overseas Hwy, Big Pine Key, FL 33043
Phone: (305)-872-2351
Hours: 8:00 AM-7:00 PM (Mon-Th), 8:00 AM-8:00 PM (Fri-Sat), 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Website: www.covecommunities.com
Specs
Pricing: $70-325/daily, $441-2,100/weekly, $1,785-3,780/monthly (based on season and site selection, highest rate includes site and 27’ Airstream rental)
Total RV sites: 97
Hookups: full (50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: Yes
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: No
Wi-Fi: Yes (Wi-Fi hotspots)

Located on Big Pine Key, this park occupies ten acres between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. This park is positioned perfectly in the middle of the Keys, offering beachside RV spots or cabins to make family vacation get-together memories.

What makes this park unique?

Since this park is so expansive, it feels self-contained, like a mini-vacation-village, including its personal store for park patrons. For anyone who enjoys resort getaway destinations with all the amenities, this is the perfect park for them!

What we like about it
  • 2,000 sqf camp store
  • Canal docks
  • Rec room
  • Observation deck
  • Billiards etc.
  • Laundry
  • Nature trails
Drawbacks
  • Pricey
  • Can feel crowded and busy for people who prefer solitude
  • Road noise

5. El Mar RV Resort

Address: 6700 Maloney Ave, Key West, FL 33040
Phone: (305)-294-0857
Hours: Unknown
Website: www.elmarrvresort.com
Specs
Pricing: $90-135/daily, $1,600-2,800/monthly, based on 2 adults (extra adults are $10/day)
Total RV sites: 11
Hookups: full (30/50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: No
Pets Allowed: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

This park is located on Key West and as close as it gets to the water! While this is a very small park, the owner takes pride in it and makes sure that the visitors have everything they need. While it is a bit challenging to make reservations at times, this is likely because it is a small family business.

What makes this park unique?

Located right on the water, this small park is a gem. It is a no-frill park with all the necessary amenities to park your rig and to go explore the area.

What we like about it
  • Big sites
  • Cable TV
  • Monthly rates available
Drawbacks
  • Small park (challenging to reserve site)
  • Minimum stay of 5 nights

6. Boyd’s Key West Campground

Address: 6401 Maloney Ave, Stock Island, FL 33040
Phone: (305) 294-1465
Hours: Unknown
Website: www.boydscampground.com
Specs
Pricing: $115-205/daily, for weekly and monthly rates call office
Total RV sites: 231
Hookups: full (30/50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Located on Key West, this park prides itself in “southernmost” hospitality: with a family-like laidback atmosphere, it is a great place to unwind and enjoy water activities, such as sailing, charter fishing or just enjoying the sunshine at the beach.

What makes this park unique?

This park has monthly rates available and with all the amenities offered and the beautiful park landscaping and layout, it would be easy to stay awhile. The park has beach access and biking/walking paths throughout.

What we like about it
  • Tiki Hut and large screen TV poolside
  • Boat and kayak rentals
  • Bike paths
  • Laundry
  • Propane delivery
  • Clubhouse, game room
Drawbacks
  • Tight spots
  • Must book long in advance
  • Pricey

7. Sunshine Key RV Resort & Marina

Address: 38801 Overseas Hwy, Big Pine Key, FL 33043
Phone: (877)-570-2267
Hours: Unknown
Website: www.rvonthego.com
Specs
Pricing: $200/daily, weekly, and monthly rates available, military discount available
Total RV sites: 399
Hookups: full (50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: Yes
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes (extra charge)

Located on 75 acres of Ohio Key, this park is a bit further away from Key West, about 1 hour drive. However, this park is a great place to park the RV and to explore all the area has to offer.

What makes this park unique?

As a resort and marina combination this large park has the option to stay in the RV and to rent a boat or go charter fishing. There’s also the opportunity to rent out kayaks or bikes to explore the area on water or by land.

What we like about it
  • Tennis court
  • Pickleball
  • Laundry
  • Store
  • Scheduled group activities
  • RV or tiny home/cabin rental
Drawbacks
  • Pricey
  • Far away from Key West

8. Geiger Key Marina and RV Park

Address: 5 Geiger Rd, Key West, FL 33040
Phone: (305)-296-3553
Hours: 11:00 AM- 9:00 PM (M-Sat), 9:00 AM-9:00 PM (Sun)
Website: www.geigerkeymarina.com
Specs
Pricing: $120-250/daily, $740-1,350/weekly, $2,750-3,700/monthly (based on season and site selection)
Total RV sites: 36
Hookups: full (50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: No
Pets Allowed: Yes
Wi-Fi: No

One of the parks that is located on Geiger Key, this park refers to itself as the “Old Florida fish camp-the way the Keys used to be”. With the restaurant on site and water access, this park has a resort-feel and is a great fit for fishing aficionados.

What makes this park unique?

Visitors can bike for miles from this RV park, as there are bike paths that are nice and flat that connect to different places on the Key. When staying at one of the waterfront sites, one can watch the sunset reflecting in the water while enjoying a drink at the Tiki bar.

What we like about it
  • Restaurant on site
  • Waterfront sites available
  • RV and boat rentals available
  • Fish cleaning station
Drawbacks
  • Some sites are tight
  • Military aircraft traffic noise
  • Not child-friendly (posted on website)
  • Limit to 4 adults per site

9. Breezy Pines RV Estates

Address: 29859 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 30, Big Pine Key, FL 33043
Phone: (305) 872-9041
Hours: Unknown
Website: no personal website available www.floridaparks.com
Specs
Pricing: unknown, call office
Total RV sites: Unknown
Hookups: full (50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: Yes
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Located on Big Pine Key at mile marker 30, this iconic park has been a fixture of the community for decades.

What makes this park unique?

This small park offers essentials with full hookups, trying to keep the nostalgia of “road-tripping” the Keys. This park has a lot of history, as it’s been a landmark for over 30 years.

What we like about it
  • Cable TV
  • Option of lot ownership
  • Close to nature reserve and coral reef
  • Laundry
Drawbacks
  • Older RV park
  • Customer service complaints from past visitors (difficult to reach/book)
  • Loud traffic noise

10. Lazy Lakes RV Resort

Address: 311 Johnson Rd, Sugarloaf Key, FL 33042
Phone: (305) 745-1079
Email: [email protected]
Hours: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM (Mon-Sat), 10:00 AM-2:00 PM (Sun)
Website: www.lazylakesrvresort.com
Specs
Pricing: $144+/night, call office
Total RV sites: 80
Hookups: full (50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: Yes
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Although this park is located on Sugar Loaf Key, it is only an about 30 minutes’ drive to Key West.

What makes this park unique?

Stretched out on 28 acres, including a 7-acres saltwater lake, this park is a great fit for anyone who enjoys water activities or even a good book while relaxing on the beach.

What we like about it
  • Laundry
  • Soft drink/ice machine
Drawbacks
  • Small sites
  • Long-time tenants with cluttered sites
  • Outdated and in disrepair
  • Spotty Wi-Fi

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