The Conch Connection

Key West - the Ultimate Fishing Experience

May 4, 2018 11:45:08 AM / by Key West Express posted in Water Activities, Fishing, Sports, Information

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Go Once and you’ll be HOOKED!


Crystal blue waters and balmy weather make Key West one of the Nation’s best destinations for scuba diving / snorkeling, fishing, sailing and water-sports. USA’s southernmost continental point has more options for sport fishing than any other location.  In between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, Key West is a must do pit stop on many a pelagic fish’s migratory route that make Key West the quintessential Florida fishery. The perfect complement to the abundant waters surrounding this Island, world class chefs prepare your catch any way you like, fresh from the water and direct to your table.

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How long does it take to get to Key West?

Apr 4, 2018 4:31:00 PM / by Key West Express posted in Insider, Fort Myers Beach, Marco Island, Fort Myers, Information

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We get to answer a long list of questions from our guests. And the questions go from the mild to the wild!! Do we allow parrots?? (Yep) Can we take SCUBA Tanks? (Nope) Will the Captain marry us? (Sorry, but another no) The list goes on and on....

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Annual St. Patrick's Day Key West Pub Crawl

Feb 18, 2018 11:01:06 AM / by Key West Express posted in Bar, Walking Distance, Casual, Old-Town, Tours, Bar & Grill, Holiday, Events

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Previously known as....

Key West Suds Run

Key West  celebrates this annual St. Patrick's Day Event  every March 17th.

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Top 5 Things to do in Key West

Jan 11, 2018 3:42:10 PM / by Scott Schofield posted in Museums, Attractions, Activities, Walking Distance, Old-Town, Tours

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With all the different options that  you have for a Key West Vacation, what should you do and see on your trip to paradise?

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Pirates and Wenches and Gold, Oh My!

Oct 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM / by Key West Express posted in Insider, Museums, Fort Myers

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Pirating in Florida

Florida is well-known as a haven for pirates. The history behind Florida’s pirates is quite fascinating….

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Key West Welcomes Visitors Back After Hurricane Irma

Oct 13, 2017 10:37:43 AM / by Scott Schofield posted in Fort Myers Beach, Fort Myers

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It has been a few harrowing weeks in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.   Through the kindness of friends, strangers, neighbors, first repsonders & utility workers, everyone has united to make Key West whole again.  On October 1st, Key West officially reopened to welcome all to this island paradise.  

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Food Trucks - There & Back Again

Aug 15, 2017 9:30:00 AM / by Key West Express posted in Casual, Outdoor, Breakfast, American Cuisine, Seafood, BBQ, Events

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UNIMAGINABLE CUISINE AND KOOKY CULINARY CREATIONS 

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Grass Skirts and Hawaiian Shirts

Aug 10, 2017 4:55:16 PM / by Key West Express posted in Activities, Outdoor, Events

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Summer can be hot in Southwest Florida with not many outdoor events.  This weekend you are in luck as Fishermen's Village in Punta Gorda will be hosting a “cool” event that is fun for adults, kids and families! Celebrate the sub-tropics at Fishermen’s Village’s “TikiFest” this Saturday, August 12th! 

Fishermen's Village is a waterside event center popular for hosting many cultural events and home to a variety of popular choices for shopping, dining, entertainment and fishing.

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5 Best Places for Breakfast on Fort Myers Beach

Jul 28, 2017 10:00:00 AM / by Scott Schofield posted in Restaurants, Fort Myers Beach, Casual, Breakfast, American Cuisine

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Our Best Picks for that Most Important Meal of the Day! !

Breakfast is a treat most ordinarily many do not have time to savor in our busy day to day lives.  As you awake with a cup of coffee in hand and a leisurely walk along the sand at the waters edge of  Fort Myers Beach, which yummy option best starts your day is a tough decision. 

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Tie the Knot (a fishermans knot) in Key West!

Jul 25, 2017 12:43:05 PM / by Key West Express posted in Water Activities, Activities, Fishing, Sports

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Go Once and you’ll be HOOKED!


Key West is the ultimate Florida fishing getaway. One of Key West’s most notable novelists, Ernest Hemingway, was an avid fisherman. Key West is one of the most popular game fishing areas in all of North America, attracting visitors from all over the globe. The area also has some of the best spearfishing anywhere. Whether it’s snorkeling or SCUBA, grab your gear and get ready.

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