Travel — Florida
— Fun Beach & Boating Destination
— Sun, Fun & Margaritas!
Key West is one
of Florida's most popular beach destinations — just
think sun, fun, margaritas... and Jimmy Buffet!
Ponce de Leon first discovered Key West in 1521 — today, the
popular beach destination draws over two million visitors a year. It's
beautiful white sandy beaches, sunny climate, spectacular sunsets
(daily, rain or shine), fun water
atmosphere, shopping, trendy restaurants, hot bars and chic
nightclubs makes Key West
place to visit.
Fun Things To Do in Key West
Great Boating Destination
miles of beautiful waterways, Key West is
a boat lovers dream. It's located
on the tip of Florida, as far south as you can go in
U.S. — about
90 miles from Cuba and approximately 130 miles south of Miami.
Key West Map
Fun Key West Tours
Family is Everything
In Key West, the locals say that they won't treat you as tourists... you're more
like family :)
Key West is known as the Conch Republic — everything
is named after the Conch Shells. Everyone born in Key West are called
"Conchs" — if
you are a tourist and moved here, you're a "Fresh-Water Conch." Popular
island foods include Conch Chowder, Conch Meat and Conch Fritters.
There's even an annual Conch Blowing Contest — sometimes
referred to as the "Conch Honk!"
Best Time to Visit Key West
Located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, Key West
enjoys moderate year-round temperatures.
Although Key West is considered to be a year-round
destination, the best time to visit is late Winter and Springtime
Expect crowds during this high season — and
during specific holidays:
Note: Hurricane season usually runs between June
and November. Low season and highest rainfall typically occurs between
August and October.
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