10 Things to See and Do in Key West, Florida

10 Things to See and Do in Key West, Florida

Key West is the southernmost point in the United States; an Island that’s full of life, entertainment, water sports and rich in history. Stroll through the house of famous writer Ernest Hemingway or down the lively Duval Street where shopping, nightlife and dining are plentiful. Enjoy the beautiful year round sunshine and warm weather and explore the coastline where the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean meet. Rent a bicycle, walk or hop aboard a trolley tour to discover both Old and New Town. With beautiful mangrove forests, fresh local seafood and nightly sunset celebrations; Key West is the perfect destination to explore. Read on to discover our top ten things to see and do on this beautiful island.

1. Hop Aboard the Old Town Trolley Tour

We suggest hopping onto the old town trolley tour as one of the first things you do when you arrive in Key West. Offering a full 90-minute narrated tour this trolley is a hop-on hop-off experience with twelve stops and over 100 points of interest. Do the entire loop once if not for the amount of knowledge you will receive but also for the sheer comedy that will ensue from the entertaining trolley drivers. Once you have familiarized yourself with the attractions and shops you want to stop at, hop-off at any one of the twelve stops. The trolley returns every thirty minutes to each stop and you can hop back on and continue your journey. Not just a convenient way to get around but a true island experience with the right amount of humor and information. Book online ahead of time and you’ll save a few dollars.

2.  Stroll Duval Street

Take a stroll along the vibrant electric street known as Duval Street, located in the heart of Key West.  Whether you are looking for shopping, dining or nightlife this street has you covered. Window shop unique boutiques and galleries with storefronts such as “The Hammock Store”. Stop in for dinner at the famous Hog’s Breath Saloon and try the cheeseburger they are famously known for. Stay beyond dusk to watch Duval Street turn into an electric carnival atmosphere where the fun doesn’t end until the sun comes up. Whether you are looking for a down home country bar, an electric dance club or a relaxing acoustic set; Duval Street is where you will find all of them. Come to shop and people watch in the day and find yourself immersed in the melting pot of this vibrant area.

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