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Key West Attractions

Audubon House and Tropical Gardens
205 Whitehead St. 294-2116
www.audubonhouse.com/

Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
907 Whitehead St. 294-1575
www.hemingwayhome.com/

Harry S. Truman Little White House
111 Front St. 294-9911
www.trumanlittlewhitehouse.com/

Heritage House Museum and Robert Frost Cottage
410 Caroline St. 296-3573
www.heritagehousemuseum.org/

Key West Lighthouse Museum
938 Whitehead St. 294-0012
www.kwahs.com/lighthouse

Mel Fisher Maritime Museum
200 Greene St. 294-2633
www.melfisher.com/

Oldest House and Wrecker’s Museum
322 Duval St. 294-9502

Southernmost Point in the continental United States
1327 Duval St. 296-0641

Almost Heaven Parasail
Join us on our 12 passenger parasail boat and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Key West. See dolphins, turtles and other marine life as you fly solo or tandem above the ocean. We are the only parasail company that can give you a birds-eye view of the Southernmost Mansion and Southernmost Point. Stay high and dry or take the plunge!

Blue Planet Kayak Tours and Rentals
Paddle across the calm, clear waters of the Keys and discover its hidden beauty...the unspoiled wilderness that captures people's hearts and minds...and you, too, may never leave...
www.blue-planet-kayak.com

Bone Island Shuttle
Let the Bone Island Shuttle provide you with easy, fun and trouble free transportation between where you are staying and where you'll be playing in Old Town Key West.
www.boneislandshuttle.com

Conch Tour Train
See the best of Key West on the tour that's been entertaining visitors to the Island City since 1958.
www.conchtourtrain.com

Dry Tortugas Ferry - The Fast Cat
Fastest ferry service to Dry Tortugas. 100 passenger capacity. Comfortable air-conditioned cabin. Rear sundeck.
www.drytortugasferry.com

Easy Day Charters
Design your own tropical adventure! Choose a private charter or join the afternoon Dolphin/Snorkel group. Located at Garrison Bight Marina
www.easydaycharters.com

Fury Catamarans
A sail aboard The Fury will be the highlight of your Key West Vacation!!! Reef snorkeling ~ Sunset sails ~ Parasailing ~ Snorkel & Sunset Combo tour
www.furycat.com

Gay and Lesbian Trolley Tours of Key West
Departing every Saturday at 11:00 am from South and Simonton Streets. Enjoy a fabulous tour of Key West - with a gay twist - on the Old Town Trolley! See all the mainstream and not-so-mainstream sites and hear about our colorful history.

Ghost Tours and Legends of Key West
Come get acquainted with the night. Step off the beaten path with The Ghosts and Legends of Key West for a spine-tingling ninety-minute tour into the restless spirit world of our tiny island. Tours and Guides featured on CNN Travel Guide, The Learning Channel, HGTV, Discovery Channel, and Public Television
www.americabyfoot.com

Ghost Tours of Key West
Take a lantern-led evening stroll down historic Old Town's shadowy lanes and discover the ghosts, ghouls, and legends of our haunted island paradise.
www.hauntedtours.com

H2O - Lazy Dog Charters
Offshore Light Tackle Sportfishing. Grouper, Yellowtail, Mutton Snapper, Dolphin, Tuna, King Fish, Sail Fish, Wahoo, Cobia, Tarpon, Shark... Full Day, 3/4 Day or Half Day.
www.h2okeywest.com

Hard Rock Cafe
Life Rocks...
We Keep it Rolling!

Hogs Breath Saloon
World famous t-shirts, raw bar, restaurant. Happy Hour Daily 5-7 pm. Nightly Entertainment 1 pm to 2 am. Corner of Front and Duval.
www.hogsbreath.com

Jungle Tours
A wildwater adventure. Drive your own speedboat. Explore mangrove islands. Snorkel, swim, sunbathe. An exciting 2 1/2 hour wild water adventure. While driving your own speedboat for two, an experienced tour guide will lead you on a backcountry tour.
www.jungletour.com

Lazy Dog Kayak Guides
Outdoor Adventure tours Great for beginners and experienced paddlers.
www.kayakthekeys.com

Key West Aquarium
The Island's first attraction. Guided show tours ~ Shark Petting & Feeding
Touch Tank

The Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
Walk among hundreds of living butterflies and colorful birds!
www.keywestbutterfly.com

Key West Shipwreck Historeum Museum
Join our cast in another time as you enter the world of an 1856 Key West wrecker's warehouse and relive how Key West became the Richest City in the USA!

Key West Treasure Chest
Journey with us into the era of Spanish galleons, swashbucklers and immense riches. Enjoy our collection of historical artifacts as you look for your particular piece of history to take home and share with your family and friends. Authentic treasure coins and artifacts salvaged from shipwrecks.

Key West Water Tours
Parasailing trips leave hourly starting 9am until sunset. Longest flights/best rates. Soar like a bird over the waters around Key West. Get a view that can only be seen from the air by parasail.
Waverunners - Join us for an exciting and educational 2 hour, 26 mile journey around Key West and it's neighboring islands. Our experienced guides will make frequent stops to point out native marine life, such as Sea Urchins, Corals and the occasional Bottle Nose Dolphin.
www.keywestwatertours.com

The Key West Winery
Featuring Key Lime and other award-winning fruit wines.
www.thekeywestwinery.com

Lazy Dog Charters
27' Worldcat!
Offshore fishing - Wreck and Reef fishing
www.h2okeywest.com

Historic Mallory Square
Where the Fun Begins and the Sun Sets!

Dry Tortugas national Park Ferry - Yankee Freedom II
100' High speed ocean service catamaran
The Yankee Fleet vessels have been bringing visitors to Ft. Jefferson since 1977. Our seasoned skippers and friendly and efficient crew are there to make your adventure fun, comfortable and safe.
www.yankeefreedom.com

Old Town Trolley Tours
Key West's Best Sightseeing Tour
www.historictours.com

Parasail Zero Duval Street
Anyone can fly at Zero Duval Street - Single and tandem flights available. Enjoy a breathtaking view of abundant sea life from high above the surrounding waters of Key West. Comfortable and safe for family members of all ages.

Pirate Soul Museum
Examine authentic pirate plunder, weapons, confessions, and other rare artifacts. Witness how pirates lived, fought, and died during the Golden Age of Piracy. Look closely enough and you'll peer into the pirate soul....
www.piratesoul.com

Reef Cat
Sunset and Snorkel Adventures departing daily from Sunset Pier Marina - Ocean Key House at 0 Duval. Experience the wonders of the Florida Keys Barrier Reef aboard a state of the art Corinthian Catamaran. Live music sunset cruises.

The Reef Express
The highest Quality Snorkel Trip! Smooth riding power catamaran. Two reef stops. Sanitized premium snorkel gear. Expert snorkel instruction. Convenient ladder for water access. Easy and fun, even for beginners.
www.sunnydayskeywest.com

Ripley's Believe it or Not! - Key West Museum
Over 500 exhibits in 13 themed galleries on 2 floors.
www.ripleyskeywest.com

Sail the Schooner America
Watch the most beautiful sunset in the world from the world's most famous sailing yacht.
www.schooneramerica.com

Sebago Sunset Sail
Experience the thrill of State-of-the-art Catamaran sailing. See Key West's world famous sunset from the water. Free beer, wine, soft drinks & champagne. 5 pm Winter / 6:30 pm Summer. Group rates and private charters for all occasions.
www.keywestsebago.com

Sebago Watersports
Island T'ing for the Mild -- Power Adventure for the Wild Snorkel North America's only living coral reef. Parasailing, Waverunners, Water Toys
www.keywestsebago.com

Ski Key West
Join us on a jet ski tour that take you around the island of Key West..an Outdoors Aquarium Adventure! Our small groups and expert guides insure a personal touch and FUN filled experience!
www.skikeywest.com

Sunny Days Catamarans
Sail the Caribbean Spirit - The best sailing catamaran in Key West. Custom built 78 foot luxury catamaran with spacious sundeck and shaded seating areas. Easy access from our dual "stairway to the sea". Snorkel trips, Sunset Sails or Snorkel Sunset Combination.
www.sunnydayskeywest.com

Sunny Days Dolphin & Snorkel Trips
See dolphin as they should be...wild and free. Hop aboard as we travel to the beautiful Key West backcountry to watch dolphin in their natural habitat. Then we head off for some great snorkeling in serene shallow waters.
www.sunnydayskeywest.com

Sunset Watersports - Parasail
Experience the thrill and adventure of peacefully floating high above the tropical waters of Key West. This spectacular view awaits you. Safe, Fun, Exciting. single and tandem rides available. 2 Locations - Smathers Beach and Key West Seaport
Sunset Watersports - Do it All All Day One Low Price - Waverunners, Banana Boat, Sunfish Sailing, Windsurf, Snorkel, Waterski, Kayaks, Rafts. Free BBQ Lunch with Veggie Tray, Soft Drinks and Draft Beer!

Mel Fisher Maritime Museum - Sunken Treasures
Experience the wonders of history, the mysteries of science, the magic of art.
www.melfisher.org

Tall Ship Sailing
Adventures aboard the Liberty Fleet. Daily sails on the 80' Schooner Liberty.

Trails of Margaritaville
Experience Jimmy Buffet's Key West. During the 90 minute tour, learn the fun and fascinating stories behind the legend and his songs...discover the secrets of Margaritaville and visit several other pubs along the way.
www.trailsofmargaritaville.com

Harry S. Truman - Little White House
Florida's only presidential museum. Guided Tours Daily ~ Museum Gift Shop. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
www.trumanlittlewhitehouse.com

For attractions recommended by Key West Keynection visit www.keywestkeynection.com

Bike Tour of Key West

Bring your t-shirt, shorts, sneakers and a camera . . . and take home memories! The Bike Tour of Key West takes guests into the Key West of yesteryear — the 19th Century village at the edge of the tropics.

Guests bicycle from one side of this lush, green, tropical island to the other. Bicycle along the beach; through tree-shrouded streets and shady, hidden lanes; through the "Presidential Gate" in the Old Navy Base, along the old waterfront — and into history. They will discover the Key West of the natives!...read more...


If you have never been to Key West, you should know it is as far south as you can go in the continental United States. It is at the very southern tip of Florida, at the end of a string of interconnected islands known popularly as the Keys. A series of long bridges take you from island to island right over the ocean waves. For those of you who may have a fear of heights it is nice to know that even the longest of these bridges pretty much skim along only 20 feet or so from the waters surface. The almost 100 mile drive from the Florida mainland to Key West is a pure pleasure to enjoy.

The main street in Key West, Duval Street, is only one mile long from the ocean on the Atlantic side of the island to the Mallory Square Dock on the Gulf of Mexico side. It is a street made for fun. Cafes, restaurants, gift shops, art galleries, and best of all bars and beer gardens line both sides of the street for almost it's total length. This is a place made for nightlife....read more . . .


and...Don't Miss These Key West Attractions...

Mallory Square
Sunset celebration in Mallory Square has been taking place every evening for decades. Over the years the multiple vendors and entertainers set up throughout Mallory Square change, but the celebration is always delightful. The southernmost bagpipe player, a tightrope walker out over the water, fire eaters, musicians, singers, escape artists chained and locked, jugglers, and amazing animals...dogs, parrots and cats -- copying their larger circus performers like fearless lions and tigers -- jumping through flaming hoops and performing amazingly as their owners shout commands.
There are also vendors selling various drinks and snacks and tables set up where you can purchase authentic Key West art, crafts, jewelry, t-shirts and more.

Key West Conch Train Tour
The Conch Train Tour has been delighting Key West visitors since the late 1950's with an informative overall tour of Key West. The open air train stops at several locations around Key West where riders can get on and off again through the day. The engineers provide a narrated tour of sights and history of Key West. Some of the more notable stops on the tour include the Ernest Hemingway House, Sloppy Joes Bary, Harrs S. Truman Little White House and Key West Aquarium.

Pepe's Cafe on Caroline Street Pepe's is the oldest restaurant in Key West - opened in 1909. There is a small air conditioned area inside with booths and tables as well as a larger outdoor patio area. Great food, reasonably priced. It is always fun to sit on the patio where eye holes are in the white wooden fence that encloses the patio -- unsuspecting tourists look through the holes not knowing there are paintings on the inside of the fence around those eye holes -- hmmmm... you will have to visit to find out what the paintings are!


Key West is a great escape for those who want to experience that island “ting”, but with the modern American conveniences. Key West is known for international tourism, to include the snowbirds from the Northern US & Canada, Europeans, Asians, and even Northern Floridians who want to leave the hustle of city life behind. Although Key West is in the United States, it is often referred to as the “Conch Republic”, and the laid back attitude here makes you feel like you are in another country. Many Key Westers are known to be “quirky” and “friendly”, which makes up the charm of the city. Many artisans make their home here, and you’ll see delightfully painted bicycles, cars, and other island crafts around you..read more »


Among the Florida Keys, the island and city of Key West are considered a sort of paradise on earth, and the American city closer to Havana, Cuba, and major seaport destination for many Caribbean passenger cruise ships. Key West is the southernmost East Coast Greenway, an urban path linking the major Atlantic coast cities from Maine to Florida with non-motorized human transportation. Although this is also the southernmost city in the Continental United States, the southernmost tip of the Florida Keys, the southern end of State Road A1, U.S. Route 1..read more »


When searching for the perfect warm and sandy location to head to for your next vacation, consider Key West, Florida for your vacation needs. Key West is located at the southernmost tip of the Florida Keys and offers quite a bang for its small size with its numerous beaches and abundant water activities. Whether you want to feel as if you have left the world behind or participate in all the adventure this diverse island has to offer, Key West can become your haven for a relaxing and exciting vacation. Although the island of Key West only encompasses 4.2 square miles, visitors will certainly find plenty of space to throw down a towel for some fun in the sun..read more »


Plenty To Enjoy

When heading to this tropical paradise, you can enjoy gorgeous beaches, a stroll and shopping in unique Old Town, scuba diving, snorkeling, dolphin encounters, and so much more. Once the richest city in America thanks to its robust shipping trade, you can take in his vibrant history at one of the many mariner museums in the area. You'll learn some surprising things about real life pirates as you see collections of nautical artifacts and even recovered sunken treasure. After a day visiting museums, you can head underwater to see some real shipwrecks in person...read more »


While you can stroll and shop in Old Town, jump on an elegant sunset cruise ship, or head to one of the local maritime museums of the area, there is no more exciting way to enjoy this island paradise than with a Key West scuba diving or snorkeling tour. One of the local dive centers can offer you an underwater experience you'll remember for a lifetime.

Scuba Diving

You'll find a Key West scuba diving adventure brings you to a stunning coral reef full of hermit crabs, lobsters, dolphins, anemones, sharks, and thousands of colorful tropical fish. The coral reef of the Florida Keys is the largest reef in the United States and the third largest in the world. With marine life and plenty of shipwrecks to explore, you'll find plenty to see when scuba diving in the clear turquoise waters here....read more »


 

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