• Key’s Disease

    You’ve been bitten by the bug and all you can think about is pulling up stakes and moving to paradise. Life would be so much simpler if you lived in Read More
  • B&O’s Fish Wagon

      There’s a dumpy little pile of rubbish on the corners of William and Caroline Streets that could easily be mistaken for a pile of hurricane debris when in fact Read More
  • Camp Key West

    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
  • Better Than Sex

    I’ve never been a big fan of Valentine’s Day because it always seemed too commercial, too forced. I want to walk in the room and find flowers because my husband Read More
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What to Do in Key West


Snuba and Other Adventures

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Key West, Florida is famous for its sunsets, pub crawls and devil-may-care attitude but it should be equally famous for its seemingly endless selection of unique adventures. Surrounded by tranquil turquoise waters, it makes sense that the island’s…

Pink Shrimps

Fifty years ago in Key West, Florida you could walk to the dock and see fishermen paying local kids fifty cents for every…

Better Than Sex

I’ve never been a big fan of Valentine’s Day because it always seemed too commercial, too forced. I want to walk in the room…
Goombay, Key West

Bahama Village Goombay Festival

Goombay, Key West’s annual Caribbean street festival, is the official kick-off for Fantasy Fest. Thousands descend upon…

How to Key West


Catching Lobster and Crab in Key West

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There are so many tremendous benefits to living in the Florida Keys; legendary diving and snorkeling, a laid back atmosphere, luxurious tropical foliage and fantastic sunny weather. You can’t swing a dead cat without hitting a casual outside bar of…

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…

Retiring to Key West

Warm weather, great beaches and no state income tax are just three of the reasons Florida earned its reputation as a…

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 Wested: Key West History

Fort Zachary Taylor

Construction on Key West’s Fort Zachary Taylor began in 1845, shortly after Florida was…

Robert The Doll’s Halloween Home

Robert the Doll, Key West, Florida
Construction on the Old Post Office and Customs House began in 1889 and was completed in…

The Darker Side of Key West

It comes as no surprise that Key West brings to mind perfectly romantic images of rum…

Historic Seaport at The Key West Bight

Historic Seaport at The Key West Bight
Key West has been a destination for those seeking rest and rejuvenation for hundreds of…