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July 12, 2018

Maybe nothing is more associated with the Florida Keys than water – it surrounds the island chain and is inescapable if you are on any of the Keys. Despite the ocean, freshwater in the Keys is a rarity – so rare, in fact, that the islands are almost entirely devoid of...

June 14, 2018

Key West is a small island. It can sometimes seem difficult to get away from the crowds, but there are a lot of places on the island to take a break and enjoy some quiet time. Here are three places you can do just that.

1. Fort West Martello

Fort West Martello, a tower t...

May 17, 2018

One of the best-known former residents of Key West is the author Ernest Hemingway. If you’re in Key West, you’re likely to come across more than a few places touting their relationship to the writer. Here are four (or five) places in Key West where you can see Hemingwa...

April 5, 2018

Most people know Key West as a great place to go bar-hopping, people-watch, and enjoy some much-needed warm weather during the coldest months of the year. But it's also a city with a lot of history. One bit of that history you can visit involves the three "forts" of Ke...

February 20, 2018

If you have been to Key West, you have seen the Key West chickens. They wander Duval Street, they patrol the airport, and they wake you up in the morning. Most people who visit Key West don't know anything more about the chickens than that they make a great photo op. B...

January 30, 2018

Are you planning a trip to the Florida Keys? Here are five travel tips to help make your trip to the Florida Keys a trip you will never forget!

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