Key West Tourist Traps

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    fish food dispenser in Key West
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Most Viewed Tourist Traps in Key West

  • 1. T-Shirt Shops

    When going into this shop, ask for the price before you check out. This store attempted to charge me $96 for 3 t-shirts and a shot glass. When we refused to pay, the store employee threatened to call...

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  • 2. Overhyped attractions

    The tourist section of the island is overpriced and overrated in my opinion as most of the shops there all sell the same t-shirts with inane logos about partying and drinking and you will be driven...

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  • 3. All of it

    Its hotttt! Your tired! You want to walk but ... Oh hey, theres a guy pulling a cart and he can give you a ride ! Dont do it! The pedi cab drivers are a DOLLAR 60 A MINUTE, AND THEY PEDDEL S L O...

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  • 4. Hemingway

    Well, i mean if you go you might as well see this. It is a pretty house, but its just that, a house! The guide person did say that it is the only house on the island with a basement due to Key West...

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  • 5. Duval Bars

    I would only use Duval street as a transportation route, but I would not eat at any of the restaraunts there (overpriced and the food is not so good) and too many tacky t-shirt shops. I didnt really...

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  • 6. Not so bad

    I really don't like this "tourist trap" section...because it all depends on the person. For example, I see a lot of people writing that the tee shirt shops are tourist traps. True, they are not...

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  • 7. Truman White House

    When we lived in Key West the Truman White House was on the Naval Base. I thought it might be nice to see it now that it is open to the public. So we walked over from the Shipwreck Museum (there's no...

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  • 8. Mallory Square

    Mallory Square has numerous shops and attractions which you will undoubtedly visit, but this high people traffic translates to high rents. And you know well who pays that rent? Right, you the...

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  • 9. Conch Train

    You will see these colorful open air trains snaking their way along Duval Street and contributing to the congestion on the narrow roads. On board, tourists in bright floral print sit and watch the...

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  • 10. Margaritaville

    Margaritaville is the biggest tourist trap. Everyone seems to associate Key West with Margaritaville. Unless Jimmy Buffet himself will be playing at the bar, which can happen, it’s not worth the money...

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  • 11. Souvenir shops

    the typical shops on down town duval are nice to browse but most items are very over priced. One time i saw a watch that was priced for $1,295 and actually know for a fact that in other palces on the...

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  • 12. "Fish sweets"

    "Save our injured wildlife", a resourceful idea. I saw this fish food dispenser in the Historic Seaport at the end of Margaret Street, where tons of fish gather...

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  • 13. Getting money from an ATM....

    Getting money from an ATM. That's something that can cost you money. Depending on where you get it. I've seen ATM's that would charge up to 4 dollar if you'd...

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  • 14. Calling home from the US.....

    Calling home from the US.. There are a few ways to call from the US to your friend and family at home..You can put money in pay-phones, call from your hotel,...

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  • 15. Fill up your tank with gas....

    I wouldn't do that here, certainly now the prices are high everywhere. For some strange reason prices of gas in Key Largo are much cheaper as they are in Key...

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  • 16. Captain Bob's Grill-Steak is not recommended

    Although the billboard outside of Captain Bob's Grill-Steak has attractive prices, the food is suspect, service is not attentive, and Captain Bob glowers at the...

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  • 17. Daily sails

    Dolphin watching? Don't believe it! :-) At least we didn't see any, however they were promised. We saw flying fish instead. A consolation prize, but ok.

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  • 18. Southernmost Point

    While your here you might as well get the picture.Pick a quiet time if you can because it does end up a free for all, trying to get the photo.

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