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Key West, FL Recreation

There are an incredible number of things to do in Key West. From Water Sports to pub crawling your day can be filled with exciting and fun activities. But, Key West is also laid out in a compact district that makes walking around, shopping or sightseeing also very easy and fun to do. Here are just a few of the places you sould check out while in town:

Key West's Shipwreck Historeum 1 Whitehead St. Key West, FL features a multi-sensory museum with historical interpreters, laser shows, and films while offering guided tours.

Key West Lighthouse Museum 938 Whitehead St. Key West, Florida features a 90 foot lighthouse built in the 1800s offering a scenic view of the Keys along with exhibits and tours. Take the tour, climb to the top of the lighthouse and get a bird's eye view of Key West and the neighboring Hemingway house. See what it was like to live as a lighthousekeeper in the adjacent home.

The Flagler Station Overseas Railway Historeum 901 Caroline St. Key West features the first train in Key West constructed in the early 1900s offering tours, dioramas, and exhibits.

The Curry Mansion 511 Caroline St. Key West, FL features a mansion built during the 1800s with an Victorian exterior offering over 20 rooms with period furnishings and tours.

The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum 907 Whitehead St. Key West, Florida features a Spanish Colonial home where Ernest Hemingway lived until his death in 1961 offering tours throughout the day. The tour is short but a lot of fun AND you get to mingle up close with the six toed cats.... but be careful not to reach and pet... they REALLY don't like it.

The Key West Museum of Art and History 281 Front St. Key West features the décor of a Richardsonian Romanesque Custom House built during the 1800's offering tours and a variety of exhibits to include Ernest Hemingway's bloody World War II uniform.

The Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum 200 Green St. Key West, FL features exhibits of the items found in 2 Spanish galleons from the 1600s offering a view of a massive gold bar and a 77.76 carat emerald crystal. This will take 1/2 day... you'll see the gold, hear the story of how it was found.... and get to lift a real gold bar. It's heavier than you think.

The Wreckers Museum at the Oldest House 322 Duval St. Key West, Florida features the oldest house in South Florida built during the 1800s offering tours and exhibits of 18th and 19th century antiques.

The East Martello Museum and Gallery 3501 S. Roosevelt Blvd. Key West features the décor of a structure built during the 1800s offering exhibitions of various artifacts and panoramic view from its tower.

Fort Zachary Taylor State Historic Site Southard St. Key West, FL features an 80 acre historic site and park offering swimming, picnicking, and tours of the fort. the beach is not great... but it's the largest downtown has to offer.

Harry S. Truman Little White House 111 Front St. Key West, Florida Key West features a home belonging to Harry and Bess Truman offering tours throughout the day.

Dive Key West 3128 N. Roosevelt Blvd. Key West features open water excursions and SCUBA lessons.

Key West Golf Club College Rd. Key West, FL features a 200 acre golf course offering a scenic view of a dense field of tropical mangroves.

Lost Reef Adventures 261 Margaret St. Key West, Florida features night and wreck dives on a 40 foot boat.

Mosquito Coast Outfitters 1017 Duval St, Key West features eco tours with kayaks and snorkeling equipment through the Sugar Key and Geiger Key mangrove swamps.

Higgs Beach Atlantic Blvd. Key West, FL features over 300 feet of sand offering swimming and sunning opportunities for gay and straight vactioners to enjoy the scenic vistas.

Smathers Beach S. Roosevelt Blvd. Key West, Florida feature an opportunity to swim, snorkel, and parasail while offering a concession stand. A Huge Beach... plenty of space to stretch out. But it is a mile from the downtown action. So plan on spending the day.

The Conch Train Tours Key West features a narrated tour of ever 50 sites on a yellow train.

The Ghost Tours of Key West 430 Duval St. Key West, FL feature a tour of the area offering explorations of pirate tales, unmarked graves and haunted dolls.

The Historic Seaport at Key West Bight 201 William St. Key West, Florida features over 100 restaurants, bars, museums, shops, and a marina.

The Key West Cemetery 701 Passover Lane Key West features a stacked cemetery offering tombstone epitaphs to read "I Told You I Was Sick" and "At Least I Know Where He's Sleeping Tonight."

The Old Town at Trolley Mallory Square Key West, FL features a guided tour offering commentary throughout the area.

The Audubon House and Tropical Gardens 205 Whitehead St. Key West, Florida features the décor of a home built during the 1800s along with self-guided tours offering exhibits of Audubon prints, period antiques, old photos, and manicured gardens.

The Dry Tortugas National Park 240 Margaret St. Key West features snorkeling tours offering views of coral reefs, migratory birds, and sea turtles.

The Key West Aquarium 1 Whitehead St. Key West, FL features an open air aquarium along with guided tours offering views of sharks, barracudas, tarpon, stingrays, and turtles.

The Bahama Village Petronia St. Key West, Florida features a variety of restaurants, boutiques, and galleries.

The Clinton Street Market 291 Front St. Key West features numerous boutiques and souvenir shops while offering a multi-screen presentation about life and wildlife in Key West.

Fast Buck Freddie's 500 Duval St. Key West, FL features a variety of items available for purchase.

Flaming Maggie's 830 Fleming St. Key West, Florida features a variety of books, cards, periodicals, and works by local artists offering themes relating the gays and lesbian lifestyle.

The Gingerbread Square Gallery 1207 Duval St. Key West features a variety of prints, paintings, sculpture and glasswork while offering tours throughout the day.

The Haitian Art Company 600 Frances St. Key West, FL features over 3,000 works offering displays in various medium to include cloth, stone, wood, metal, and papier-mache.

The Helio Gallery Store 814 Fleming St. Key West, Florida features printed material focusing on themes relating to the earth and endangered wildlife offering note cards, tea towels, and tee shirts.

Baskets a La Carte at Key West Aloe 524 Front St. Key West features over 300 cosmetic and skin care items offering scented shampoos and lotions.

The Key West Cigar Factory 308 Front St. Key West, FL features a variety of cigars available for purchase.

The Key West Island Bookstore 513 Fleming St. Key West, Florida features a variety of new, used, and rare titles focusing one local writers while offering book signing events.

The Discovery Glass Bottom Boat 251 Margaret St. Key West features scenic tours of the area on a 78 foot triple-decker ship offering underwater views.

A Key Encounter Nature Theater 291 Front St. Key West, FL features film presentations relating to the local exotic marine habitats.

Big Kahuna Charters Key West features fishing in the flats and backcountry areas offering opportunities to capture tarpon and bonefish.

Bone Island Charters Key West, FL features fishing excursions throughout the area.

Captain Vern P. Robey - Independent Backwater Guide/Outdoor Journalist
Key West, Florida features flats fishing excursions throughout the area offering the capture of bonefish and tarpon.

Finatic Charters Key West features fishing excursions throughout the area.

Flats Fishing Key West Key West, FL features fishing excursions throughout the area while offering the capture of tarpon, bonefish, permit, and redfish.

Key Limey Charters 2023 Flagler Ave. Key West, Florida features sea and flats fishing excursions throughout the area.

Key West Fishing Club Key West features saltwater fishing excursions throughout the area.

Papa Sportsfishing Key West, FL features big game sport fishing offering the capture of marlin, sailfish, dolphin, wahoo, and tuna.

Sailfish Sportsfishing and Custom Charters Conch Harbor Marina Key West, Florida features a vaiety of fishing excursion offering the capture of sailfish, marlin, shark, mahi-mahi, tuna, and wahoo.

Key West Pro Guides Key West features over 20 boats offering fishing excursions throughout the area.

Little Native Sportsfishing, Inc. Key West, FL features fishing excursions throughout the area offering the capture of permit, tarpon and bonefish.

Saltwater Angler 243 Front St Key West, Florida features fishing excursions throughout the area offering the capture of bonefish and blue marlin.

Seabreeze Fishing Charters LLC Key West features fishing excursions throughout the area.

Almost There Charters Key West, FL features over 10 boats available for fishing excursions throughout the area.

Outer Limits Sport Fishing A & B Marina Key West, Florida features fishing excursions throughout the area.

Mean Green Charters 1 Ventana Lane Key West features fishing excursions throughout the area.

Odyssea Light Tackle Sportfishing 46 Bluewater Dr. Key West, FL features fishing excursions throughout the area offering captures of sailfish, tuna, dolphin, wahoo, permit, and tarpon.

Time Out Charters 700 Front St. Key West, Florida features fishing excursions and snorkeling throughout the area.

Triple Time Charters Key West features fishing excursions on a 45 foot Bertram throughout the area.

Chartersboat Linda
D Docks 19 and 20 Key West, FL 33040 features fishing excursions throughout the area offering the capture of sailfish, marlin, dolphin, wahoo, king, and barracuda.

Chartersboat Ramerzi Key West, Florida features tropical water fishing excursions throughout the area.

Chartersboat Temptation 951 Caroline St. Key West features fishing excursions on a large fishing deck throughout the area.

Fish Check Charters
Key West, FL features fishing excursions throughout the area offering the capture of dolphin, kingfish, tuna, wahoo, and sailfish.

Fish Dry Tortugas Marquesas Keys Key West with Andy Griffiths Charters Key West, Florida features fishing excursions throughout the area.

Hog's Breath Fishing 201 Front St. Key West features fishing excursions throughout the area offering the capture of tarpon, permit, tuna, wahoo, grouper, snapper, dolphin, mahi mahi, king mackeral and cobia.

Island Escapes Fishing Packages Key West, FL features fishing excursions along Hemingway's Gulf stream.

Lethal Weapon Charters Key West, Florida features fishing excursions throughout the area offering the capture of sailfish, marlin, giant shark, and night swordfish.

 



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