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What to Do in Key West


Key West’s Haunted Cemetery

in Things You Should Do
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 Lane, you’ll be startled to see cement tombs stacked atop each other as you peer between the rungs of an old iron fence.…

Key West Powerboat Races

The 2013 offshore racing season has been an exciting one so far for Super Boat International and our island will host the…

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…

The Hemingway House

Formerly the home of Ernest and Pauline, the Hemingway House is now a museum and open for public tours. Many of Hemingway’s…

How to Key West

Creepy Robert the Doll with stuffed dog and letters begging forgiveness for taking photos without permission.

Robert the Doll

in Things You Should Know
Like that weird clown picture with eyes that follow you around the room that hangs in your crazy uncle's man cave, Robert the Doll makes you feel creepy just being in his presence. Who is he? He's this antique looking fabric doll who now resides in…

Open Container Law in Key West

You’ve booked your flight to Key West, found the perfect accommodations and you can’t wait to walk Duval Street with a beer…

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,…
chickens in key west

The Roosters of Key West

If you’re talking about Key West, chickens seem to be everywhere. Visitors may be surprised to see a clucking hen followed…

Key Wested: Key West History

The Mariel Boatlift

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

Key West Woman’s Club

The property located at 319 Duval may be surrounded by touristy businesses and…

Key West Cigars: A Smokey History

Cigars seem to be everywhere in Key West. Stroll down Duval Street and you’ll see several…

The Secret Past of Key West’s Audubon House

The property located at 205 Whitehead Street in Key West is now known as The Audubon…