Key West is a small island located in the Straits of Florida, it is also the last island in Mexico and situated just 90 miles north of Cuba. It is a very popular island for tourists from all over the world. Key west is more famous for its coral leaf than beaches. The diving and snorkeling destinations are top class and the majority of tourists come here for it. Interesting thing is the island is easily accessible by cruise as well as by the highway.
Previously, Key West is the greatest harbor belongs to pirates. Many imperial ships between Europe and Latin America laid at anchor in Key West. That time, the imperialists from Portugal and Spain came. There was a big war in the year of 1920s or in the 19th century. Later on, the colonialists left the island and Key West had been forgotten until few writers made the island “awake” again. The first writer who wrote the history of Key West was Walls Stevanus in 1922.
Today, This place has no more pirates, just the beauty, which you need to explore. There are a lot of attractions waiting you in there. You may go to Fort Zachary Taylor Park to enjoy kayaking or snorkeling. The cost of diving may be little expensive, you may join groups of people on boats to reduce the cost.
During the tour, you will have the chance to taste 8 types of grapes that imported from many countries in the world. If you like adventure and nature, then explore the conservancy area by cycling around.
Do you like reading? You can visit the famous writer Hemingway’s House and Museum. You can read all Hemingway’s books and exploring the beautiful garden around the museum after reading your favorite book.
For the accommodation, Key West has many options to select. You can stay at Gardens Hotel that built with a tropical garden in front and you can swim in the middle of hotel’s yard. You may stay at the Mermaid and the Alligator that located in the center of Old Town. It was built in 1904 with Victorian style, here you can enjoy your breakfast beside the hotel’s pond or have a fresh drink in its beautiful garden after having a day tour in Key West. Hotels are expensive at Key West, even 3 star hotel start from average $300 per night.
Key West is not only alive in daylight. At night, it offers more fun and entertainment that starts as sunset. Some famous night clubs you may visit are Captain Tony’s Saloon and Sloppy Joe’s.