Key West for Anyone
Collected by Leo Johnson
Key West is best known for its laid-back, beach mentality, but there is a rich historical and cultural component to this beautiful city. The food and nightlife are world renowned, and there is a diverse array of museums, historical sites, and educational opportunities.
930 Southard St, Key West, FL 33040, USA
There is no better way to start your day in Key West than a stop at 5 Brothers. A steaming cup of cafe con leche and buttered (or cheese) Cuban toast along with the local news and gossip is the best part of waking up. Pepe makes the best coffee on...
205 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040, USA
The Audobon House, built in the 19th century by Captain George Geiger, now serves as an incredible time portal to the past in Key West. The house is filled with furniture similar to what you would find in Key West in the mid-1800's. It also...
429 Caroline St, Key West, FL 33040, USA
Taking a nighttime ghost tour of Key West is one of the best ways to see a unique side of the city. Throughout the tour you'll stop by haunted Victorian mansions, the original hanging tree, Key West's oldest mansion, and many more ghoulish sites....
1 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040, USA
In the center of Mallory Square you can visit the Sponge Market Shop, which doubles as a museum that depicts the history of the sponging industry in Key West. In the early 19th century the Key West fishermen found sponges washed up on the beaches...
907 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040, USA
While in Key West, the Hemingway House is a must do. Yes, its always buzzing with tourists but try to see how many of the famous polydactyl cats you can find. They rule the property and their are over 40 of them! Most of the famous felines simply...
8311, 111 Front St, Key West, FL 33040, USA
A living historic site, the Little White House served as naval officer's housing, the president's winter White House, and a retreat for current government officials, as well as a museum open to the public. Constructed in 1890, the home most...
516 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040, USA
The San Carlos Institute was founded in 1871 by Cuban exiles who came to Key West to campaign for Cuba's freedom from Spain. The original building was elsewhere and burned to the ground. The present building was erected in 1890. The interior was...
400 Wall St, Key West, FL 33040, USA
As a Colorado native, I'm used to sunsets taking place in a slightly different manner. The sun dips down behind the mountains, sometimes revealing a streak of color across the sky. It's nice. Sometimes spectacular. But always short-lived. Then I...
Whitehead St & South Street, Key West, FL 33040, USA
816 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040, USA
Finding a really good croissant outside of France can prove to be difficult, but the last place you would expect to find a really good French croissant is party-town Key West, Florida! These folks have the real deal and if you are searching an...
6505, 115 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040, USA
Bagatelle combines an upscale dining experience with a relaxed, beach attitude. The lounge, which is open from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m., also serves brunch and dinner. Menu favorites include the bananas foster french toast and the ahi tuna. Don't...
301 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040, USA
Part restaurant, part historical site, and part brewery, this spot is as diverse as the people who love it. Kelly's is located in the original Pan American Airways office and is home to a local writers library. While dining there be sure to try...
601 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040, USA
The Green Parrot Bar is legendary in Key West. Having opened in 1890 as a grocery store, it became The Brown Derby Bar that submarine sailors frequented after World War Two. In the 1970s, it was renamed the Green Parrot after it became a hotspot...
511 Greene St, Key West, FL 33040, USA
If you're in Key West and need a quick Key Lime fix, then stop in the Key West Key Lime Pie Co. shop and order up a slice of one of their freshly made pies. After you've eaten, spend some time browsing the store full of key lime-flavored goodies....
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