the pier at Cedar Key, Florida
If You're Craving Some Tranquility, You May Consider This Florida Town
By Caitlyn Knuth


There are many places in Florida that are worth a visit, but each town has its quirks. If you're looking for peace and tranquility, Cedar Key should be on your bucket list.
Cedar Key is an island town on the Gulf of Mexico known for its views and peaceful wildlife-watching. It is only accessible by Highway 24 and offers a quiet setting.
Cedar Key Beach offers a stretch of shoreline ideal for digging your toes in the sand. Visitors are typically sparse, giving you plenty of room to stretch out.
The Cedar Key City Marina is a one-stop resource on Dock Street for boat rentals, slips, and ramp access. Kayaks and canoes are also available to rent.
The Cedar Key Railroad Trestle Trail is a .6-mile route ideal for an easy stroll. The town also has a local art museum, stargazing events, and restaurants serving clam chowder.