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Key West: Where Sunsets are Stunning and Margaritas are Flowing

Updated: Jun 19

Key West Beach

Imagine a place where the sun shines brightly over the crystal clear waters of the sea. A place where the relaxed pace invites you to enjoy life! Welcome to the Island of Key West, the paradise of sun and sea!

In this post, we will explore the wonders of this stunning destination, full of paradisiacal beaches and unforgettable sunsets!

Prepare to be enchanted by the beauty and natural charm of Key West, Flórida. Let's embark on this journey together!

What to do in Key West - Main Attractions:

When you arrive in Key West, how about starting with a stroll along Duval Street, the main street in the old town with shops, restaurants, galleries, and bars?

The next day, actively participate in activities such as diving, fishing, and water sports, and in the late afternoon, walk to Mallory Square and be part of the sun celebration held every night!

Guided jet ski tour that goes around the entire island in 1:30 hours

Smathers Beach is the most popular beach. It has white sands and crystal clear waters. Park the car opposite the beach and stay for a few hours.Take advantage of water sports. Try parasailing, snorkeling, stand-up paddling, kayaking, and other rentals available.

Ernest Hemingway house - Key West

Ernest Hemingway's House. The writer lived in this house until 1940, where he wrote several novels. The house, with Spanish colonial architecture, has a lush tropical garden. The construction of the beautiful swimming pool bankrupted him.

Immerse yourself in the story of Ernest Hemingway and go to Sloppy Joe's, a bar he used to frequent. Have a Margarita!

Southernmost Point: The southernmost point in the continental US. It makes visitors stand in a long line to take a photo. This Key West spot is just 90 miles from Cuba. Who knows, maybe on a clear sunny day you might be lucky enough to see Cuba!!

Southernmost Point Key West

Harry S Truman's Little White House: Built in 1890 as headquarters for the naval station command. It was then the vacation retreat of the US presidents Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy.

Audubon House and Gallery. The house contains 18th and 19th-century European furniture and a collection of prints by John James Audubon. The gardens contain a variety of tropical plants, such as orchids and bromeliads.

Oldest House. Built-in 1829, it is the oldest house in South Florida. There is an exhibition pavilion with documents telling the history of the island. The house hosts cultural events, such as lectures, concerts, and exhibitions.

Best beaches in Key West

Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park: This white sand beach and crystal clear waters is one of Key West's most popular destinations. The beach is at the meeting point of the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. With its warm and calm waters, it is perfect for families. The park is also home to a historic fort, which is worth visiting.

Dry Tortugas National Park: located 70 miles from Key West and only accessible by boat. It has sensational beaches and an old military fort to explore. One of the best places to snorkeling. Great option for those looking for a remote and isolated beach.

Smathers Beach: the largest public beach in Key West. Very popular as it is close to the center. The beach has a complete structure, including bathrooms, showers, chair and umbrella rentals.

South Beach: located at the end of Duval Street. It's super small. But do as Tennessee Williams did and stop for a quick dive.

Sunset in Key West

The sunset in Key West is a truly unforgettable spectacle. Every afternoon, tourists and locals gather to witness one of the most beautiful natural phenomena.

The sky turns shades of orange, pink, and gold over the calm waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

The famous Mallory Square Pier is one of the most popular places to enjoy this spectacle.

Street artists and musicians create a festive atmosphere that culminates with the sun waving goodbye to the horizon.

It is a magical and unmissable experience for everyone who visits Key West!

How to Get to Key West: the most beautiful road?

The journey along the Overseas Highway is a spectacle in itself! Beautiful and full of long bridges. There are 42 bridges, surrounded by incredible turquoise waters. On one side of the bridge, the Gulf of Mexico, on the other the Atlantic Ocean, and a large concentration of coral reefs. If you're lucky, you may have the opportunity to see amazing seagulls escorting your car!

Rent a car in Miami and take the Overseas Highway to Key West. The journey takes around 4 hours, including stopping in Key Largo and enjoying a delicious lunch at one of the restaurants along the bay. A pleasant surprise!

Along the way, 34 superb islands connected by the 42 bridges! Islamorada is known as the "Sportfishing Capital of the World" and Marathon, the starting point of the famous Seven Mile Bridge. Some might argue that the views from Bixby Bridge in California are more spectacular. Well, drive from Monterey towards Big Sur via the Bixby Bridge and the long Pacific Coast Highway 1, and let me know which one you choose!

After all, the Florida Keys are a mecca for fishing, water sports, and abundant nature.

You will have a hard time deciding which is the most beautiful road, this one or the Pacific Coast Highway scenic drive in California. Go through both and tell us later!


Discover the charm of Key West, a paradise in South Florida. Explore stunning beaches. Dive near coral reefs.

Key West is an unmissable destination for nature and sea lovers. Embark on this unique journey with the tips on our travel blog.

Immerse yourself in the magic of Key West. Where the sun shines and the sea captivates!


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