Key West Local Customs

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  • Sunset festival
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  • Sunset festival
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  • 1. Manners

    I'm sorry I lost info on who wrote these tips of Do's & Dont's for Fantasy Fest. It makes sense, so thanks to the creator whereever they are: Don't wear a mask you can't drink in or costume you...

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  • 2. Sunset festival

    To see the sunset at it's best, you need to be at Mallory Square, where hundreds of tourists gather every night to enjoy the view. Together with the marvellous spectacle, local performers, musicians,...

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  • 3. Festivals and Celebrations

    Hemingway Days events includes a Ernest Hemingway look-alike contest, readings and book signings, annual Lorian Hemingway (Ernest's grand daughter) Short Story Competition, a commemoration of the...

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  • 4. Gay and Lesbian Life

    downtown key west has a number of bars that cater to the gay and lesbian tourist. for the gay and lesbian tourist see the attached website. for those uncomfortable with this life style you may wish to...

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  • 5. Key Food

    The one thing we most wanted to eat in Key West was Key Lime Pie. We'd had a yummy one in Charleston from the grocery store, and were eager to see if the local pie was even better. When our shuttle...

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  • 6. Evening strolls

    Look for creative headstones that read, "I Told You I Was Sick" and "Devoted Fan of Julio Iglesias." The cemetery also contains the resting place of Hemingway's friend and fishing captain, "Sloppy...

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  • 7. Cuban Influence

    I loved the authentic Cuban food that I tried in Key West. Be sure to stop by one of the popular Cuban restaurants here for lunch or dinner. I would recommend the El Siboney Restaurant located at 900...

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  • 8. Chickens

    According to the Key West Trolley tour guide, chickens were brought over in the 1950s by people fleeing Cuba to be used for eggs and food. Once on Key West, the chickens either escaped or were...

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  • 9. Denizens of Duval

    duval street is home to a number of street entertainers looking for tips. you will run into "pirates" with parrots and other costumed street characters. pictured is a guy who tells dirty jokes for a...

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  • 10. House and Garden Tours

    When we lived in Key West, I went on a house and garden tour. There were a couple old homes and some new ones. I was particularly impressed with one house where they had painted the floor boards of...

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  • 11. Artists

    In addition to the huge Renior sculpture out front, there are other realistic sculptures around outside the museum. These are free and you don't have to go in to see them. 281 Front Street, Key...

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  • 12. Old Key West

    Walking around some of Key West's side streets will allow you to discover a type of architecture that is practically unique to the island, usually referred to as "conch architecture". This particular...

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  • 14. Hemmingway's Polydactyl Cats

    I went to Hemingway's house when we lived in Key West, but I went again because my sister wanted to go and she had never been. We both took photos of the cat's...

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  • 15. Key Iguanas?

    My first trip to Key West was in January 2011. During this two day visit we saw lots of odd Key West Chickens, but little other wildlife. When I returned about...

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  • 16. clothing optional clubs and pools

    pictured is the entrance to the garden of eden clothing optional bar on the roof of the bull and whistle. key west has a couple of clothing optional bars and...

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  • 17. Mile Markers - US 1 Mile zero

    Mile markers, often called mileposts, may be seen, as the name implies, each mile along the Florida Keys Overseas Highway.They appear on the right shoulder or...

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  • 18. Bocce Ball Courts and Indigenious Species

    We drove by the Sonny McCoy Indigenous Park at White Street/Atlantic Blvd. and saw this man sitting here with birds (pigeons and white ibis) all around him. He...

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  • 19. Welcome at the Entrance

    As you drive across the bridge from Stock Island to Key West, you have a choice of turning left or right. If you go left, you will drive down South Roosevelt...

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  • 20. Conch Train501 and 302 Front...

    Conch Train501 and 302 Front StreetKey West, FL.One for Florida's most popular attractions.Expert engineers and very friendly staff have delighted with the...

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  • 21. Key West Sun Rise

    We saw a lot of the locals, jogging, bike riding, and walking the dogs in the morning. The begining of another day in paradise is shared by lots of people.

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