Key West Off The Beaten Path

  • Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden
    Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical...
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  • Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden
    Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical...
    by TravellerMel
  • Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden
    Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical...
    by TravellerMel

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  • 1. Cemetery and Ghosts

    Ten years ago when I went there was only 1 ghost tour which was amazing!! I believe it was . We just went back 04/14 for vacation and now there are 3 tours. We chose...

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  • 2. Quirky Stuff

    One of the things we love to do is to go get some naked wings and then go to Peppers and sample their wares. I recommended it to my aunt for her to go when she was down here, and she not only went,...

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  • 3. West Martello Tower

    There are two Martello Towers East and West. The West Martello tower was built in 1862 on a site which historic research shows had been a burial ground for almost 300 African slaves. It was a part...

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  • 4. Hangouts and Bars

    Yes, we now have a Starbucks in town and if you find yourself about to go in, don't do it. Walk one block down Duval, take a left on Eaton street and you'll find the outdoor tables and front door to...

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  • 5. Off Island

    5210 College Road | Key West, FL 33040 From Key West: Turn onto US 1 North, immediately after crossing the Cow Key channel bridge onto Stock Island, take first left onto College Road. Turn right at...

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  • 6. Stock Island

    Key West Botanical Garden is on Stock Island on Botanical Garden Drive and College Road. It was hard hit by Hurricane Georges and some of the plantings haven't recovered yet. It is free and donations...

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  • 7. Historic OldTown

    Although I didn't personally get to see the Curry Mansion Inn, several in our group did, and had nothing but good to say of it. The tour was free and they were able to go all over the building except...

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  • 8. Beach/Water/Boats

    This just in: The Mohawk has been joined by a 300+ foot Coast Guard Cutter "Ingam". The USS Mohawk Memorial Museum Ship is a non profit museum supported only by Veterans and Volunteers. $5 for...

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  • 9. Fort Taylor

    My husband read about some great bird watching opportunites out at Fort Zach, but we were about 3 weeks too early. We enjoyed ourselves anyway, walking along the beach (pebbly - not sandy - so be sure...

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  • 10. Dry Tortugas

    a very interesting thing to do when in key west is to visit dry tortugas island and fort jefferson national monument. fort jefferson is located about 60 miles west of key west on a small island. fort...

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  • 11. Culture and Art

    The home actually belong to the Porter family, Robert Frost lived in the cottage in their back garden. If you enjoyed the Hemmingway House I would recommend a stop here too. The annual Robert Frost...

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  • 12. East Martello Museum

    The West Martello Tower is the Garden Club tower. This is the East Martello Tower. When we lived in Key West we went to the museum in the East Martello tower - I remember seeing a doll house - maybe...

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  • 13. Combination Tips

    One of the serendipitous discoveries during our vacation was the Key West Nature Preserve, which has two entrances on Atlantic Blvd., and was a beautiful, short, scenic walk. Of course, Boyd found it...

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  • 14. Mile 0

    Here's a photo you might want to use of the famous Milemarker 0 of US Highway 1 in Key West. I took an hour or so and got rid of some of the wires and imperfections, so it seems a little more...

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  • 15. Southernmost Pt

    This house claims to be the "southernmost" one on the whole island. It has a charming Victorian type architecture and is very colorful. I did not get the chance to go inside during my stay. If I get...

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  • 18. Aquarium of Key West

    this is a small aquarium but very tropical and nicely explain, you get to talk and feel more the sea life,close to the sea and small enough to give you special...

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  • 19. Check out a Key West sunset, but not at Mallory Sq

    Mallory Square is the most famous spot in Key West for a sunset. So famous, though, that every tourist in town seems to flock here in the evenings. Noisy and...

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  • 20. Key West Eco Discovery center

    a mini wonder full of pirates great for the kids,and my kids love it .A 2,400-gallon coral reef aquarium exhibit with fish and invertebrates indigenous to the...

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  • 21. key west cementary

    now dont think only big famous city has a famous cementary, key west has one too.A few blocks from the hustle and bustle of Duval Street -- "dead" center among...

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  • 22. Bayview Park

    Bayview Park is at the intersection of Truman and Jose Martii Drive. It is where I went to paint some typical Key West houses. It has a gazebo/bandstand and...

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  • 23. Key West's North Shore

    From historic Key West, the main beaches are to the west at Fort Zachary Taylor, and along the southern edge of the island. However, there is one small stretch...

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  • 24. Mallory Homesite

    The marker at this site reads:MALLORY HOMESITEThe home of Stephen Russel Mallory (1812 - 1873)stood near this site from 1839 ti 1895 when itbecame U.S. Navy...

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  • 25. See a Key West sunrise

    Key West is famous for its sunsets, but with the constant drinking and partying who ever sees the sunrise? Besides, the hotels are mostly on the western end of...

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