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  • Higgs Beach
    Key West being an island, lazing around under the sun and diving deep into the sea is part of your trip. Higgs Beach in the southern part of the island is beautiful with its white sand and the contrasting deep blue sea. It was no wonder we [...]
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  • Hemingway House in Key West
    Ernest Hemingway, America's Noble prize-winner for literature wrote and lived in this beautiful house in the Old Town of Key West. Many of his famous novels were completed here, like 'In another Country' or 'Whom the Bell Tolls'. I'm a [...]
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  • Latitudes Beach CafĂ© in Key West
    Though it is a bit far for only a dinner (you have to travel by ferry about half an hour if you go from Key West Hilton), the Cafe is set in a beautiful place on Sunset Key. We traveled there any way, because we were staying at the [...]
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  • Florida Keys Eco-discovery Center
    It doesn't look much from the outside (resembles a huge, flat, gray box), but inside you have the opportunity to learn some really interesting and useful things about Florida, Key West, the Eco-system and underwater wildlife. There are [...]
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  • Audubon House and Tropical Garden
    This a beautiful house with turn-of-the-century architecture built for the naturalist John Audubon in the 1840s when he visited then settled down in Key West. There are drawings of birds, drawn originally by Audubon and also several [...]
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  • Rest Beach of Key West
    Beaches are for lazing around, getting tanned and swimming in the sea. For families it is the best place, where children can play all day long, build sandcastles, run around and have fun. For us, the Rest Beach was superb. The sand was [...]
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  • The Old Town of Key West by Trolley
    Roaming the Old Town of Key West is like roaming the streets of a Victorian-era city set in a tropical surrounding. The building are so beautifully preserved, renovated and repainted, they look brand new, only in style do they show their [...]
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  • Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory
    I've never, ever seen so many beautiful colors in one place in my entire life. The conservatory is just beautiful. There's no other word, only if you can find one that combines all the positive adjectives!:) The place is not so big, so [...]
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  • Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West
    Joe's is a really great place where you can have fun, listen to live music and eat&drink. This has a deep tradition in Key West, especially because of its association with the famous writer Ernest Hemingway, who drank there. If you like [...]
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  • Fury Water Adventures - Key West
    AMAZING! This word describes perfectly the way we felt after going on a 'cruise' with Fury. I went with some friends and for some of us, it was the first time we had the opportunity to hop on a jet-ski and sail through the waters. We [...]
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  • Key West - Southernmost on the Beach Hotel
    The hotel is in the central district of Key West, near such major attractions like Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, Key West Lighthouse, Mallory Square and others. The whole place is beautiful, with really friendly staff and excellent [...]
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  • The Curry Mansion in Key West
    You don't always have the opportunity to stay at an Inn that has been the dwelling place of millionaires during the winter months. So when we heard that the Curry Mansion is an Inn we hurriedly booked a room for two, before visiting Key [...]
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  • Mallory Square
    Mallory Square is definitely a place to visit, not just because it is Key West's major attraction but is a place of history and fun in the same time. There are several cultural buildings such as museum and notable houses (like [...]
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  • The Dry Tortugas of Key West
    Home of America's most biggest 19th century prison, the Fort of Jefferson, the Dry Tortugas is a compulsory sight to visit, when traveling to Key West. Built, but never finished, between 1846 and 1871, the fort is now a major tourist [...]
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  • Pepe's Cafe and Steakhouse in Key West
    We had breakfast, lunch AND dinner in this cozy little restaurant, because the food is just delicious. They have a light dishes in the morning like waffles and omelet, and at lunchtime we took some fish sandwiches and grilled burgers with [...]
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  • Blue Heaven
    I liked the atmosphere very much, both the staff and the food was perfect. Blue Heaven is really special and I can warmly recommend it to anyone. The most special thing is that it was a garden where, among others, Hemingway came boxing [...]
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But undoubtedly the top tourist attraction of Key West is the Hemingway House owned by the author for thirty years. Even if he lived here only for ten, this is where he wrote some of his most appreciated novels, including For Whom the Bell Tolls and To Have and Have Not. You can see his manuscripts at Sloppy Joe's as he moved them there before leaving with his new wife for Cuba. Nightlife in Key West is mostly concentrated in its bars that feature regular live music till as late as 4 am. The most famous ones are packed around the northern end of Duval Street, but if you feel like staying low key, go south of the street. [...]
 
 
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  • $250United Airlines flight United Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)Key West, FL (EYW)06/25/201510:30 am
    Key West, FL (EYW)Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)07/02/201509:00 am
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  • $298United Airlines flight United Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Tampa, FL (TPA)Key West, FL (EYW)03/25/201508:30 pm
    Key West, FL (EYW)Tampa, FL (TPA)04/07/201506:41 pm
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  • $331American Airlines flight American Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Miami, FL (MIA)Key West, FL (EYW)06/25/201509:15 pm
    Key West, FL (EYW)Miami, FL (MIA)07/02/201507:55 am
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