As if the long drive on the Overseas Highway between the outskirts of Homestead to Key West weren't already a little harried, the scheduled reconstruction of a "key" bridge is likely to induce a bit of stress.
Bicycling is back in fashion and bicycle tourism is a unique, sustainable and healthy way to explore a city. Are you looking for prime cycle tours in Florida? Then look to Key West!
Whether you are in Key West and want to take a trip to the historical Fort Myers for the day or you are in Fort Myers with other vacation ideas (like seeing Key West), you are only a ferry ride away!
Healthful Key West
The Duval Crawl has its allure for visitors in need of a wild and crazy live on the edge experience. Bars and pubs and parties and music, adult silliness and shenanigans.
The month of September welcomes one of the most fantastic, largest festivals of its kind in Southwest Florida. Island Hopper Songwriter Fest is a 10 day event with performances (mostly free) scheduled on Sanibel Island, Captiva Island, Fort Myers and Fort Myers Beach.
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....
Pirating in Florida
Florida is well-known as a haven for pirates. The history behind Florida’s pirates is quite fascinating….
90 Miles to Cuba
Cubans have been living in Key West for more than 150 years. Since Ponce de Leon landed in 1513, Florida and the Florida Keys really belonged to Spain….with a few occasions when France and England laid their claim. In 1815 Spain sececed Florida to the United States.
Want to visit Florida in the summer, but worried about hurricanes….. statistically, there is an extremely low risk that a storm will impact your vacation.