Category Archives: Key West

Winter in Florida – Sunny Weather and Great Beaches

Want to get away from all the cold and snow? Visit any of these great Florida beaches and go home with a tan and make all your friends jealous! Destin – Located in the panhandle of Florida, the weather here … Continue reading

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Key West + Brewfest = Party!

Love Key West? Love your brew? Head there this Labor Day weekend for the 4th Annual Brewfest. More than 150 beers and ales, including unique microbrews, are to be on tap at Key West BrewFest, happening August 29th-September 2nd. Events … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Lobster – Key West Lobsterfest

Head to Key West August 8th – 11th and celebrate the Florida lobster with other “bug” enthusiasts. Whether you like to catch them, eat them or both, this is the party for you. This year’s mini-lobster season was one of … Continue reading

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Red, White & Blue Celebrations in the Florida Keys

Want to celebrate July 4th in a tropical paradise? Head on down to the Keys where there is plenty of excitement planned. There will be barbecues, parades, family fun and, the star of the show, an evening of spectacular fireworks. … Continue reading

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A Few Great Key West Restaurants

During my family’s recent week-long vacation in Key West we visited a number of fantastic and tasty restaurants. Here are just a few reviews of our favorites. Camille’s Restaurant – one of the top restaurants for breakfast. The saying always … Continue reading

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Conch Republic Celebration is a Blast!

Every year during our vacation, the Florida Keys celebrate their 2 minutes of independence from the United States. The General of the Conch Republic, Sir Peter Anderson, said it best – “Dedicated to the fundamentally American spirit of a people … Continue reading

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Key West on a Bicycle

One of the best ways to see Key West is from the seat of a simple bicycle. Bring your own or rent a bike at the corner of Caroline and Duval then take off and see the magical island of … Continue reading

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Laidback Key West – First Day in Paradise

It has been more than a week of fun and sun since I last posted and I am eager to share my family’s good times in Key West with everyone. I wanted to give a day by day post but … Continue reading

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Partying in Key West – A Few Favorite Bars

Now everyone knows that you can’t possibly go to Key West and not hit any of their bars! I swear it is the best place in the US to party! The weather is great, the bars are within walking distance, … Continue reading

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Dining in Key West – A Few Favorites

Still planning our vacation to Key West and where to bring the newbies. And we definitely don’s want to forget about the food (and drink)!  Key West is renowned for its international restaurant scene and offers up dining experiences from … Continue reading

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