Top things to do in Cedar Key

Wildlife Reserve in Cedar Key

Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge

Home to 250 species of bird (including ibises, pelicans, egrets, herons and double-crested cormorants), 10 species of reptile and one romantic lighthouse, the 13 islands in this refuge can only be reached by boat. T…
Museum in Cedar Key

Cedar Key Museum State Park

This eclectic museum features the historic house, remodeled to its 1902 state, of St Clair Whitman. A main player in both the pencil factory and the local fiber mill, he arrived in the area in 1882 and started colle…
Museum in Cedar Key

Cedar Key Historical Society Museum

This small museum packs a punch with its exhibits of Native American, Civil War and seafood-industry artifacts, and especially for its extensive collection of Cedar Key historic photographs.
American in Cedar Key

AdaBlue Cafe

Ada's is a little blue shack plopped in front of an RV resort that serves up tons of home-cooked barbecue, sides of smothered potatoes and coleslaw, and (why not?) trays of fudge.
Seafood in Cedar Key


Creamy, whole-clam-studded clam chowder – Tony's claim to fame – is truly superlative, and a reason to visit this otherwise mediocre seafood restaurant in a downtown storefront.