Key West, an island city, is part of the Florida Keys and the state's southernmost point, lying roughly 90 miles north of Cuba. Famed for its pastel-hued, conch-style houses and laid-back attitude, it’s a cruise-ship stop also accessible from the mainland via the Overseas Highway. It’s known more for its coral reefs – destinations for diving and snorkeling – than for its beaches.
Key West is an island and city in the Straits of Florida on the North American continent, at the southwesternmost end of the roadway through the Florida Keys in the state of Florida, United States.
Florida is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.
The United States of America , commonly known as the United States or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.