Where South Street meets Whitehead Street, there’s no mistaking the giant painted buoy that marks the southernmost point in the continental United States. And there’s always a line for that photo you need to post online.
Here’s the catch: this isn’t the actual southernmost point. But it makes a good photo. It’s the southernmost point for us civilian visitors to Key West, since the geographic southernmost point is within the guarded gates of the Naval Air Station Key West.