"Key West" Key West by easterntrekker

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I think the drive through the keys alone makes the trip worthwhile . We headed out from Englewood Fl for what was to be , according to GPS a 6.5 hour trip . It took more like 8 hours , due to our many stops for pictures and the slow moving traffic.
Happily we arrived in time to see the beautiful sunset. Pictures tell a thousand words when it comes to sunsets!

We wondered do the waters always have this amazing sparkle and colour.
This picture was taken from the point that is marked as the Soutern Most Point , only 90 miles from Cuba.
No wonder it feels so Caribbean.

There's a carnival atmosphere to the city. Lots of steet performers. Even the animals get in the act!

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Caribbean climate and you can drive there.
  • Cons:Lots of tourists.
  • In a nutshell:A great get away to a beautiful sundrenched part of Florida
  • Last visit to Key West: Jan 2009
  • Intro Written Feb 1, 2009
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  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    Oct 26, 2013 at 1:27 PM

    It is a long way down there, but I am moving closer so may get down there yet.

  • May 8, 2009 at 6:50 PM

    just looked at your pics of key west! They were so helpful. Am going the first week of June and am so excited! Will be sure to check out some of the places you suggested! Was worried about the hotel, but thanks to you, think it will be ok!

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    May 4, 2009 at 7:47 PM

    I would love to see the Hemingway House and gardens. The sunset from the beach is stunning. The historic seaport is pretty awesome too! Nice page!

  • jumpingnorman's Profile Photo
    Feb 2, 2009 at 8:27 PM

    Anita, nice sunset picture - perfect! And great tips on the Kew West! Glad you had fun, Greetings from AZ, Norman :)


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