|Charming, quiet, safe, and fun describe a vacation in the wonderful little historic town of Cedar Key, which is located south of the Panhandle in the northern part of Florida. Cedar Key, a two-mile island in the Gulf of Mexico, has small beach areas for visitors to enjoy. Museums, gift shops, art galleries, historic home tours, island hopping, bird-watching, fishing, and great dining are all nearby. Bicycles and street-legal golf cart rentals are available. Charter boats are at the city-owned marina.