What to Do in Key West

Goombay, Key West
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Bahama Village Goombay Festival

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Goombay, Key West’s annual Caribbean street festival, is the official kick-off for Fantasy Fest. Thousands descend upon Bahama Village to hear live Caribbean music and delight in authentic cuisine from a variety of countries and cultures. The…
Key West Aquarium

Key West Aquarium

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…

Being Naked in Key West

I love the feel of the warm Key West sun on my Irish freckled skin. It’s a sensation I crave on a daily basis and during…
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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Ecotourism? Prove it!

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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 it go unaddressed. The purposely misleading way in which some people toss around the term “ecotourism” is appalling.…

The Manatees

If you’ve ever had the extreme pleasure of seeing a manatee in its natural habitat then you already know what beautiful…
Key West Nude Beach

Nude Beaches in Key West

I finally treated myself to a nude beach, not in Key West, however. The experience was exhilarating and something I want to…

Sea Turtle Nesting Season

In the Florida Keys, sea turtles begin coming ashore to nest in April. Nesting sea turtles include the loggerhead, which are…

Key Wested: Key West History

Key West Woman’s Club

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

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…

Speakeasy Inn & Rum Bar

There were few legitimate, good paying jobs in 1930's Key West, so in order to make ends…

Southernmost Point?

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