The small island town of Key West has plenty of places to visit. On the mainland, stop by the Historic Seaport and Old Town. Clean beaches line the Key West coast as visitors enjoy sunshine and seafood. For a seaside stroll through history, visit Stock Island.
Located on in Old Town, Mallory Square is a seaside plaza that faces the Gulf of Mexico. Its Sunset Celebration, a nightly arts festival, is one of the most popular things to see in Key West.
The Fantasy Fest attracts big crowds to Key West for 10 days before Halloween. One of the must-see events is the Royal Coronation Ball, where two people are crowned the Conch King and Queen.
The Eco-Discovery Center teaches children about the island’s many ecosystems, while family-friendly boat tours like Dolphin Safari are sure to impress the kids.
Caribbean influences add a bit of kick to into seafood dishes. El Siboney offers some of the most authentic Cuban food in Key West.
Fans of American literature will enjoy a trip to the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum. The literary icon’s former home, where he penned “For Whom the Bell Tolls,” is located in Old Town.
Sailing, snorkeling, and kayaking tours are great ways to admire the Key West water. The Florida Keys Reef also deserves a visit — it’s the only living coral barrier reef in North America