Grassy Key, located in Monroe County, Florida, is just south of Duck Key, and to the north of Marathon. Like the other islands in the archipelago, it is surrounded by two large bodies of water, the Gulf of Mexico to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.
One of the most sparsely populated islands in the Florida Keys, it nonetheless is home to many mom and pop operations, from dining establishments, to hotels, to retail shops. Close by are many things to see and do, and of course, there’s always a beach nearby.
The Weather and Lifestyle of Grassy Key
What’s great about Grassy Key is the climate, which is quintessential tropics. Day and night, there breeze never ceasing blowing across the island, from the Gulf to the Atlantic and back. The winter is very mild, and that makes it all the more attractive. Temperatures during December, January, and February, reach the upper seventies to lower eighties in the day. And overnight temperatures fall to the lower seventies to high sixties.
With such a great climate, outdoor activities are available almost every day of the year. Speaking of outdoors, there’s certainly a lot to see and do.
Things to Do and See In and Near Grassy Key
Grassy Key, like the other islands has plenty of beach, where you can stroll across the sand barefoot, enjoying the panoramic views either gulf side or ocean side. Watch the sunrise from the east side of the island, as it peeks out up from the Atlantic Ocean, then as dusk comes around, head over to the west side of the Grassy Key to see the sun set out over the horizon of the Gulf of Mexico.
If you like to connect with nature and learn about marine life, the Dolphin Research Center is a great place to be or see Curry Hammock State Park. Boating, fishing, and other water activities are also right there.
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