"Key West" Florida Things to Do Tip by grandmaR

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Key West has a different attitude about life than the rest of the United States.

One of my children was born in Key West and we tease her that her birthplace makes her a Conch - that is the term that applies to natives of Key West. We lived in Key West for three years in the late 60s, and I have a great affection for the area.

It is a very small cramped island which is very dependant on tourist income. It is one place where one can be warm in the winter, and it is a destination for Floridians during the summer.

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  • Updated Feb 8, 2006
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