The Conch Connection

How long does it take to get to Key West?

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

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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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Key West Welcomes Visitors Back After Hurricane Irma

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

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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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5 Best Places for Breakfast on Fort Myers Beach

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

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

When vacationing anywhere, breakfast is a treat most ordinarily don't have time to savor in our busy day to day lives.

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Spectacular Places to Watch a Florida Sunset

Jul 11, 2017 2:15:59 PM / by Key West Express posted in Activities, Beaches, Casual, Fort Myers Beach, Waterfront

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Like snowflakes, no two sunsets are ever alike. There is no shortage of places around the world to watch our favorite star sink beyond the horizon, igniting the sky with radiant hues that cast magic over the surrounding scenery. However, whether you are overlooking the ocean from beach, pier or boat….Florida offers some of the most spectacular places to view the vibrant range of colors that infuse the sky and shimmering sea – perhaps with a green flash, if you’re lucky.

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St. Patrick's Day - A Floridian's Twist

Feb 7, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by Scott Schofield posted in Bar, Lunch, Casual, Beaches, Insider, Outdoor, Activities, Fort Myers Beach

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The month of March brings some of the best weather of the year to South West Florida. While our northern friends are still shoveling snow, here in the Sunshine State we are slathering on the spf 30 and heading to the beach. In the midst of Spring Break and perfect weather falls St. Paddy’s Day, so put on some sunscreen, get your green on and watch a parade!

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30th Annual American Sandsculpting Championship

Oct 3, 2016 9:00:00 AM / by Scott Schofield posted in Beaches, Fort Myers Beach, Outdoor, Activities, Attractions

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November 18-27, 2016

Fort Myers Beach hosts the largest sand sculpting event in the state.  Considered a "Must See" event and one of the TOP TEN best sand sculpting competitions in the world by USA Today and CNN Travel.

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Island Hopper Songwriter Fest

Aug 1, 2016 11:33:41 AM / by Scott Schofield posted in Beaches, Fort Myers Beach, Outdoor, Activities, Attractions

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This 10 day free event features the unique opportunity to experience the voices, back stories, and personalities of some of the most influential and internationally-recognized singer-songwriters at some of the most famous venues across Captiva, Sanibel, Historic Downtown Fort Myers and Fort Myers Beach!

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