Though the beaches in the Keys...
Though the beaches in the Keys look great in all the advertisements, they do no live up to expectations. The water is generally very shallow and to find a place to swim, we found it best to stay away from the actual beaches and just jump in wherever we saw turquiose water, generally close to people fishing off rocks.
Key West is the end of the...
Key West is the end of the road in the Florida Keys. It used to be a cool little funky town but it's been over developed and though still a must see, I would have to say, spend a day there at most and enjoy the rest of the Keys for a more authentic experience.