Perfection? There’s no such thing right? Key West say’s otherwise. Here’s 10 reasons why Key West is the closest to perfection a destination can come.
- The Snorkeling
With crystal clear waters and incredible wildlife to match, snorkeling in Key West is a joy. With dozens of places to rent equipment from and an endless stream of reefs to explore, this should be top of your list when you visit.
2. The Watersports
Because when has watersports ever been anything but fun? Whatever your preference, you’ll find it here. Take control of a Jetski and skim across the Key West waters to your hearts content or grab a paddle board and soak in the wonderful surroundings.
3. The Culture
Appealing to every type of traveler, Key West offers a varied cultural menu. The island’s creative community is both vibrant and varied meaning you’ll easily find something to get involved in, from dance performances to festivals, experience it all.
4. The Sunsets
The sunsets at Key West have to be seen to be believed. They’re so good, there’s even a celebration called the Sunset Celebration – a nightly arts festival at Mallory Square Dock. Forget what you think you know about jaw-dropping sights, you haven’t seen anything yet.
5. The Entertainment – Tropic Cinema
Don’t dismiss this as just ‘another cinema’ Tropic Cinema is South Florida’s only nonprofit, independent film multiplex and one of the best places in the world to grab a viewing of a classic film. Celebrating Key West as a haven for modern art, get ready to capture the true spirit of film.
6. The Food
If you’re a foodie, you’ve come to the right place. No doubt about it, Key West has a lot going on with food and drink. There are at least 240 different restaurant establishments all boasting fresh, local ingredients and out-of-this-world flavours. Don’t forget to try a slice of key lime pie…it’s famous!
7. The Fishing
No other location on the planet offers as many options for sport fishing than Key West. From the crystal clear waters offshore to the natural reefs in the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, you’ll find hundreds of species to catch.
8. The Sights
Key West has just as many things to see as anywhere else in Florida. With picturesque views at every turn and photo opportunities everywhere you walk, you’ll find something new to fall in love with every day. Make sure to visit Dry Tortugas National Park…you won’t regret it.
9. The Beaches
Imagine palm trees swaying in the wind, untouched golden sand by your feet and crystal clear waters as far as the eye can see. At Key West, you don’t have to imagine, it’s right there in front of you. Mostly man-made, all the beaches in Key West are perfect in every way.
10. The History
Steeped in history, Key West has a little more going on under the surface. There’s a wealth of history for you to explore and discover. Our favourite place to go is the Ernest Hemingway Home, allowing you to step back in time to a prolific period in the authors career.