Cedar Key is a fishing village that offers visitors a public boat ramp, trailer parking, marina, & fishing pier. There are also private marinas, boat rentals, & charters. It is home to several boat meets throughout the year including power, sail, and airboat meets. The surrounding waters are home to a wide variety of fish and you can grill you catch at the city park.
Cedar Key is an island located in Levy County Florida on the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 4 miles from the mainland. This part of Florida is known as the "Nature Coast". The population is near 900. The latitude of Cedar Key is 29.138N & longitude is -83.035W. Cedar Key is approximately 90 miles from Tampa, 50 miles from Gainesville & covers about 2 square miles with an elevation is 10 feet. It is mainly a resort town famous for its "Cedar Key Clams".There are several vacation rentals (homes and condos), hotels, and motels. One of the unique features of the island is a municipal airport, another is that golf carts are permitted on the streets.