Key West, Florida
Collected by Keph Senett, AFAR Local Expert
700 Front St, Key West, FL 33040, USA
This island fixture is actually several establishments in one: Alonzo's surf and turf restaurant and Berlin's cigar lounge. Visit the upstairs dining room for gourmet offerings like lobster thermidor or Brazil nut grouper (also available: a...
804 White St, Key West, FL 33040, USA
Great news for anyone who wants to sneak in a workout during their vacation: Stay Fit Studio offers day passes. This locally owned and operated fitness facility has everything you might want from standard weights and machines to classes in yoga,...
900 Southard St, Key West, FL 33040, USA
With an extensive menu of homemade pasta dishes, Mangia Mangia (Eat! Eat! in Italian) encourages you to do just that. House specials include the Tutto Grano, a squash and greens fettucini dish, the linguini con vongole (little neck clams), and the...
711 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040, USA
When you want some seriously campy fun, Aqua is the place to go. Join the (very mixed) crowd for dancing, nightly drag shows that feature the Aquanettes, and karaoke Monday through Thursday. If you want something a touch more low-key, there's the...
518 Elizabeth St, Key West, FL 33040, USA
Nancy Forrester is an artist and environmental activist. She's rescued abused and orphaned parrots for the past 25 years, and her Secret Garden is a place where people can safely learn about and interact with birds. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 3...
Southard St, Key West, FL 33041, USA
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham was in service from 1936 to 1988 and now operates as a maritime history museum and monument to those who died during World War II and the Vietnam War. It has received two Presidential Unit Citations for heroism....
200 Greene St, Key West, FL 33040, USA
Mel Fisher is a modern-day treasure hunter who spent 16 years searching for sunken ships. In 1985 he retrieved some of the treasure from the Nuestra Senora de Atocha, and to this day he continues to trawl, looking for the remains of the Spanish...
300 Petronia St #1, Key West, FL 33040, USA
This little place is a slice of France in Old Town, Key West. The café opens at 7:30 a.m. and serves crepes, omelets, croissants, and coffee. It also claims the best croque monsieur and croque madame on the island. Whenever possible, ingredients...
319 Duval St # 2, Key West, FL 33040, USA
Built in 1829, Red Barn Theatre was originally a carriage house. After renovations, it now functions as a theater and is well worth a visit. The acting caliber is excellent, the productions are diverse (the 2015/16 season will include works by...
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