Key West Map
The island of Key West is about 2 miles by 4 miles. The Atlantic Ocean is on the south side. The Gulf of Mexico and Key West harbor is on the north and west side.
The historic district, or old town area is about 1/3 of the island. Duval Street is about 1 mile long and stretches from the Gulf of Mexixo to the Atlantic Ocean. A stroll from the southernmost point to Mallory Square takes about 20 minutes. The sun sets into the Gulf of Mexico. The remainder of the island is referred to by locals as “new town”. North and South Roosevelt Boulevards run along the outer edges of “new town”. Located along North Roosevelt Boulevard is the majority of the major hotels, chain restaurants and shopping plazas. South Roosevelt Boulevard travels along the Atlantic Ocean, Smather’s Beach and to the Key West airport. There are also some major hotels along South Roosevelt Boulevard.