What to Do in Key West

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Royal Coronation Ball

in Things You Should Do
Think Mardi Gras on steroids and Carnival pumped up a few notches and you have Key West’s Fantasy Fest. Started more than two decades ago as a means to boost the economy during an otherwise slow season, the festival has taken on a life of its own.…

Snuba and Other Adventures

Key West, Florida is famous for its sunsets, pub crawls and devil-may-care attitude but it should be equally famous for its…

Key West’s Haunted Cemetery

The Key West Cemetery is on the old town side of the island, not far off Truman Avenue. As you round the bend on Windsor…
CGC INGHAM Museum

USCGC INGHAM Maritime Museum

As a former U.S. Coast Guard civilian and the wife of a retired Coastie, I’m partial to one particular Key West museum. The…

How to Key West

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Nancy Forrester’s Secret Garden

in Things You Should Know
Lots of people claim to be environmentalists and conservationists but Key West is home to a woman for whom actions speak louder than words. Nancy Forrester is her name and, on this island, it’s synonymous with “secret garden”. Nancy Forrester’s…
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…

Pool Crashing

I’ve recently learned of a new sport and am rather ashamed for not having thought of it myself. I blame my overprotective,…
Key West Vagrant

Homeless in Paradise

If you come to Key West looking for cloying sentiment and valentine platitudes, you may be in for a big surprise. Especially…

Key Wested: Key West History

Southernmost Point?

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

"Bronze John" Ain't No Tan Tourist

Does the buzz of a mosquito cause you to start swatting at the air around your head? Do…

The Creepy Tale of Carl Tanzler

Key West is chock full of legends of pirates and rum runners and ghosts and out of the…

La Bella San Carlos

It seems Key West’s history is chock full of those who rocked the boat, went against the…

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