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Travel to Cedar Key

Cedar Key gives you the chance to see the best of Florida without dealing with the crowds at popular tourist attractions. Less than 1,000 people live on these tiny islands, but travelers can still find a variety of Cedar Key hotels and fun things to do like snorkeling and scuba diving. offers hotels in this city at low prices.

Cedar Cove Beach and Yacht Club

Rooms at the Cedar Cove Beach and Yacht Club start at $148 per night for the larger rooms, and this large hotel offers dozens of things to see and do. The Island Room is the onsite restaurant, and the chef who works here changes the menu every day based on what local fishermen catch that very morning. The resort offers four types of rooms, including those suitable for groups of up to 10 people, or you can rent a smaller efficiency accommodation for you and your significant other. The nonsmoking rooms feature a microwave, kitchen space, air conditioning, and a private balcony for enjoying the sights right outside the resort. The resort is just 60 minutes from the airport in Gainesville, and it sits near local shops where you can rent bicycles to tour the area. When you’re ready to head off on your trip, contact the hotel at (800) 366-5312.

Cedar Key Harbour Master Suites

If you want to know what life is like right on the water, stay at the Cedar Key Harbour Master Suites. This rustic resort is its own complex, and most of the complex hovers over the water. Rooms start at $90 per night, and you can contact the hotel for more information at (352) 543-9146. The resort offers nine different types of suites, which come with a small kitchenette area, free coffee and tea, a DVD player, a television, an iron, and a hairdryer. Those who need Internet access can visit the courtyard area for free wireless access. The hotel sits on Dock Street, which is within walking distance of the city pier. Beaches and the city park are just a short walk from your room.

Island Hotel & Restaurant

The Island Hotel & Restaurant is one of the oldest buildings in Cedar Key. The building dates back to 1859, and it is now on the National Register of Historic Places. Rooms at the hotel start at around $80 per night, but the larger rooms, which some consider the best rooms, start at $110 per night. This small hotel only has 10 rooms available, but each room features antique decorations and homey touches. You can walk from your room to the second floor porch, which wraps around the building and offers views of the ocean. The hotel even has its own resident ghost, and you can ask about ghost tours by calling the hotel at (352) 543-5111.

Plan Your Cedar Key Trip

During your trip, you can visit historical sites like the Cedar Key Museum State Park and Cedar Key Historical Society Museum. You can also take a boat tour, go fishing, or see the area by helicopter. With the low prices on Cedar Key hotels at, you have no excuse not to plan your trip today.