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    Air-conditioned rooms with antique beds in charming, historic inns are always appealing. However, when you’re vacationing on an island, what could be more inviting than sleeping under the stars with Read More
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What to Do in Key West

Key West Aquarium

Key West Aquarium

in Things You Should Do
How many public aquariums are you aware of that allow patrons to enter with their dog’s leash in one hand and a cocktail in the other? I’m aware of only one and it’s located at Mallory Square in Key West. What a concept! People-friendly, leashed…

The Non-Drinker’s, Non-Swimmer’s Guide to Key West

So you’ve come to laid back Key West for a vacation with family or friends but you don’t drink and you can’t swim. Your…

The Duval Crawl

You’ve no doubt heard of The Duval Crawl; the attempt to have at least one drink from every bar on Key West’s famous Duval…

Joe's Tap Room: Yes, Craft Beer Exists Here!

You’ve all seen the T-Shirts and bumper stickers that read, “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy” and…

How to Key West

chickens in key west

The Roosters of Key West

in Things You Should Know
If you’re talking about Key West, chickens seem to be everywhere. Visitors may be surprised to see a clucking hen followed by her waddling brood of chicks scratching around tables at an outside cafe or wandering in and out of busy, downtown traffic.…
Fat Albert

What is that balloon in the sky near Key West?

Maybe you’ve seen it? Hovering in the air, ocean-side, less than twenty miles from Key West? It’s a big white blimpish…

Scoring Weed in Key West

President Clinton swore he didn't inhale but he admitted during a TV interview that he had experimented with weed while…

Ecotourism? Prove it!

I try to live my life with a “live and let live” attitude but there’s something that really frosts my bumper and I can’t let…

Key Wested: Key West History

The White House for White Hair

Harry Truman
Without a doubt, being President of the United States takes its toll on a body. Compare…

The Heritage House

The property located at 410 Caroline Street has a colorful past and remarkable history.…

Southernmost Point?

The original sign designating the Southernmost Point in the United States wasn’t always…

The Mariel Boatlift

I’m no Rhodes Scholar by any stretch of the imagination but I thought I’d received a…