Key West Things To Do
The famous Duval Street is filled with bars, restaurants, and shops. The street connects the city of Key West with both the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean
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Everyone gathers for a sunset celebration which includes watching exquisite sunsets that are matched by no other region of the nation. Many things to do especially at sunset. Some activities include street performers, amazing sunset, and art crafts. There are a lot of live entertainment such as tight rope walkers and sword swollowers.
Fort Zachary Taylor, South Beach, Dog Beach, Higg's Beach, Rest Beach, Smathers Beach.
If you are in love with literature, then you will enjoy viewing the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum attraction. Some of the famous literary titles of Hemingway include "A Farewell to Arms" and "For Whom the Bell Tolls." Ernest Hemingway's home was first built in 1851. It was there that he stayed until his death in 1961. Visitors who come to his home will learn that it was the first on the island to have indoor plumbing as well as the first pool. The tour takes about a half an hour to walk through, and tourists will learn about his life as a writer as well as what his life was like on the island.
One step inside the Butterfly Conservatory in Key West Florida will begin a wonderful and exciting journey to a magical land. There are more than sixty different species of butterfly, as well as tropical birds and plants. You will also experience a number of different waterfalls and be relaxed as well as mesmerized. This is all in a glass enclosed climate controlled habitat. In addition to the conservatory, there is also a learning center, where you can get information about the birds, butterflies and plants that are here. These butterflies were not caught in the wild, but brought here from farms and are well suited for this habitat.
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Legendary Bars on Key West and on Duval Street. Try the famous Duval Bar Crawl.
Dry Tortugas is located on a remote island almost 70 miles west of Key West. A trip to the Dry Tortugas National Park and Fort Jefferson can be made either by boat or plane."One of the top 10 things to do in the Florida Keys" Islands Magazine.
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why not consider a snorkeling or diving trip to Key West Florida? Truth be told this is a great vacation location during all seasons, Key West is uniquely located to offer travelers temperate climate all year long, even when the rest of the country is dealing with snow and cold Key West is a balmy 75-80 degrees!
There are all kinds of sights to see under the water around the Florida Keys.
Florida Keys Barrier Reef- the third largest reef in the world is home to all manner of marine life. Parrotfish, giant schools of grunt, snapper and grouper are just a few of the fish and marine life you can enjoy interacting with. You can even take awesome photographs if you have the proper equipment!
Inner coral reefs- these reefs range in depth from 3-30 feet and are perfect for both snorkelers and divers alike. Enjoy maximum dive time and plenty of light when you dive these areas.
Outer coral reefs- When you want to dive a little deeper consider the outer coral reef, these range from 35-45 feet in depth. Beautiful coral and larger marine life will be there to greet you.
If you are planning to visit the Florida Key West area, be sure to hop on over and take a tour on a glass bottom boat. These Glass bottom boat tours are a very interesting experience indeed. They allow you to peer at the third largest barrier reef in the world and see coral sea life via crystal clear panels near the base of these boats. Some of the life forms you will likely encounter are: Sea turtles, sharks, parrot fish, barracuda and bottlenose dolphins. Additionally, a good tour host will educate you on the intricacies of other life forms that live in the barrier reef. Such as the vast quantity of life forms that live inside a sponge no bigger than a basketball. They are always on the lookout for interesting things to point out and educate the public about, but like everyone else they may miss something that you may end up seeing yourself. We recommend the FURY CATAMARAN GLASS BOTTOM BOAT.
While walking or bicycling may have crossed your mind, there is also The Old Town Trolley Tours that perfectly blends transportation to key sites to be sure to see, while being entertained by a solid reputable company that has been serving thousands of tourists for over thirty years. While enjoying these delightful sightseeing tours you can also save money and hassles by avoiding city driving and expensive parking. I would end up literally writing a book if I even attempted to list all of the wonderful places the Trolley Tours will take you. These tours are ninety minutes long and you are free to hop on and off at opportune stops along the way.
There are twelve trolley stops in total with roughly fifty sites of historical and current interests to amaze you. Old Town Trolley even provides you with a 100% money back guarantee of satisfaction with no questions asked!
To explore many of Key West's attractions at one time, tourists can take a ride on the Conch Train Tour. Enjoy a 90 minute narrated tour of sightseeing and view around 60 popular sites that are in Key West. The Conch Train Tour is a bright yellow train that visitors have been enjoying coming aboard since 1958. It leaves from Mallory Square and the Key West Welcome Center. The best part about the Conch Train Tour is that all of the cars are open air, so that riders can enjoy the fresh breeze of the warm sunny keys. The train departs every half hour and begins its travels at 9am and ends at 4:30 pm.
Be ready to frighten yourself and explore the ghosts that haunt Key West. Be ready in the evening around 8pm to take the Ghost Tour of Key West. Hear some of the stories and tales of Key West such as pirate tales, haunted dolls and the mysteries of the unmarked graves. Reservations are required and be sure to bring a friend just in case you might get scared. The Ghost Tour of Key West is one of the special traditions that are explored upon the island every year.
Take a Guided jet ski tour for 2 hours that consist of 28 miles around the island of Key West, Florida. They also offer non guided rentals.
View the art galleries and culture that Key West has to offer.
Would you like to take a trip to the sunny Florida Keys? Key West Florida is not only home to many beautiful sunny beaches, but it also has a variety of museums, tours, historic sites and shopping attractions. While it's relaxing to spend your time lounging away on the beach and watching the waves of the ocean, you can also see all of the sites that Key West has to offer.
So after you have spent some time lying in the beach of Key West and you have soaked up enough sun rays for the day, be sure to check out other attractions too. In Key West, you have a chance to get scared, explore the depths of the sea of living coral, learn more about literature and even see some of the popular sites of the island. There is plenty to do in the sun, and even in the night-time of Key West. It is sure to be a trip that will be remembered for years to come.