One Perfect Day in Travel Podcast Highlights 15 fun things to do and/or places to stay/visit in Key West!
Key West, Florida is open and ready for business. Read below and listen to the podcast for 15 highlights to do now!
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1 – Get an overview via the Key West Trolley or the Conch Tour Train.
Get Old Town Trolley Key West tickets with discount for online booking. – Website: https://www.trolleytours.com/key-west/ticket
Conch Tour Train – Website:
2-Grab some beach time and lunch at Lagerhead’s at Simonton Beach or Fort Zachary Taylor State Park.
3-Take the Fury Jet Ski island tour from the cruise ship terminal at Margaritaville Key West Resort and Marina Website: https://www.furycat.com/key-west/jet-ski
4-Visit a bar and/or shop on Duval Street and Greene Street. Sloppy Joe’s Bar celebrates 80 years at the corner of Duval and Greene Street in 2017. Lazy Gecko is a fun sports bar with live music, too.
5-Take the 6 hour Island Ting tour – Catamaran sail and snorkeling and sail to Mangrove Key where you kayak – Book at Sebago water sports Website: https://keywestsebago.com/collections/all
6-Take the Danger Charters wine tasting sunset sail, Wind and Wine sailing cruise, on a three masted schooner – circle around Sunset Key and Fort Zachary Taylor State Park – 8 wines and 5 beers and small appetizersWebsite: https://www.dangercharters.com/wind-wine-sunset-sail/
7-Have lunch at Latitudes restaurant at Sunset Key, book through Open Table
8-Truman Little White House – near Margaritaville Resort right at the cruise port – 2 free exhibit rooms with White House memorabilia. On the paid tour see a mahogany table where many presidents have held meetings that has a top that lifts off and it becomes a poker table. The cup holders are repurposed artillery shells. Really cool!
9-Blue Heaven – pancakes are great – near the Hemingway House toward the middle of old town – worth the walk and the wait – but make reservations on Open Table if you know the time you will arrive if you don’t want to wait. Your table is waiting, but watch out for the roosters!
10-Commotion on the Ocean Sunset cruise with live music. See views like this one:
11-Key West Pub Crawl
Make Key West Pub Crawl reservations online to save $5.00 and to guarantee your choice of date. Have fun and get a cool T-shirt, too! Website: http://www.keywestwalkingtours.com
12-Be sure to visit the southernmost point in the continental United States. Get here early to avoid the lines for this great photo opportunity!
13-And of course lucky 13 is the quintessential Key West experience, the nightly Mallory Square Sunset Celebration – Try to arrive one hour before sunset.
14-Visit Ernest Hemingway’s home when he lived in Key West and see the Key West Lighthouse across the street.
15 – Be sure to enjoy some famous Key Lime Pie!
Ideas on where to stay:
To be in the heart of the action, book at the Margaritaville Key West Resort and Marina.
15-To get away from it all when you want and take the free ferry back and forth to the marina, stay at Sunset Key Cottages.
For the complete itineraries of my Key West vacation recommendations, a special “Key West in a Day” chapter, hotel recommendations, and many more restaurant and attraction recommendations, check out my $8.99 USD Amazon paperback book (Key West 2018 by Cindy Loe) here or my $5.99 Kindle book by the same name here.
Check out my 2018 Key West blog update here:
You can reach Dr. Loe anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org
Until next time, I hope all your days are just perfect!