• 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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What to Do in Key West


Kiteboarding is the Shiznits!

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To avoid the dreaded “horse tax” the government imposed on those owning work horses in the 1800s, a brilliant man by the name of George Pocock used a series of kites to harness wind power to propel carts on land and ships on water. Subsequent…

Marrero Guest Mansion

At Key West’s Marrero’s Guest Mansion, you’re likely to be greeted by both the living and the dead. Francisco Marrero fell…
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…

Key West Drag Queens

Just as Key West, Florida is famous for its magical sunsets and Caribbean-party atmosphere, it should be equally famous for…

How to Key West


Sea Turtle Nesting Season

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In the Florida Keys, sea turtles begin coming ashore to nest in April. Nesting sea turtles include the loggerhead, which are the most commonly seen around the Keys, the green turtle and the leatherback, which are uncommon. During the summer months,…

Holiday Deals

Everybody loves a bargain and if you’re headed to Key West, I have some information on last minute deals for you! The Key…

Earn Thousands at Fantasy Fest

There’s a ton of cash up for grabs during Key West’s Annual ten-day bash known as Fantasy Fest. For those willing to plan…

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…

Key Wested: Key West History

The Creepy Tale of Carl Tanzler

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

Fort Zachary Taylor

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

Capt Tony’s Saloon; A Ghostly Past

Many years before the property at 428 Greene Street became the famous Key West watering…

The Darker Side of Key West

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