Whether your plans are to rest on the beach, visit museums, surf, swim, scuba dive or enjoy dining you will not be disappointed with Key West Florida.
With a host of museums you an avoid the hot tropical afternoons enjoying the indoor offerings such as the Key West Museum of Art & History where you’ll find everything from pirates clothing to folk lore. Whether your interest is in paintings, personal items or just an opportunity to glance into the past, you’ll thoroughly enjoy an afternoon at this museum. If you are more into natural museums you can visit Audubon House Gallery which features a collection of Audubon Art not only from John James Audubon but from other renowned artists.
The beauty of the butterfly comes alive for you at the Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory where you can learn the basics of butterflies, see them live in the conservatory where more than 50 species live in a glass enclosed habitat. New additions to these breathtaking beauties include both birds and frogs. If it’s water you’re seeking, head over to the Mote Aquarium for a look at dolphins, manatees and sea turtles and more than one hundred other marine species.
For a great tour offering glimpses at Mallory Square, Key West Shipwreck & Treasures Museum, Harry Truman House, Flagler Station to name a few, you can head down to the Front Street Depot and grab the Conch Tour Train where you can also disembark and get a later train back so you can enjoy the sights!
Key West doesn’t have a single mall! Instead, those who are interested in shopping can choose from dozens of fine stores as well as peddlers. Whether you’re searching for original home designs, stained glass or arts and crafts, you’ll find it all here in Key West!
For something a little out of the ordinary, you can enjoy a leisurely trip to sea in a glass bottom boat that will give you a great view of fish including the bottle necked dolphin and stingrays. Young and old alike will be enthralled with the view of the reef. If you prefer something a little more adventurous, then don’t hesitate to check out Key West Scuba Diving opportunities for those who are certified. It’s a great way to swim with the fishes! For those that prefer their exercise a little closer to terra firma you can check out the Key West Golf Club, the only public golf course in the area where you’ll find a course designed to challenge all players.
When it’s time to decide on dinner the choices are endless! Select from fish, Mexican, Chinese or Italian among others. If you go hungry at dinner time you can blame only yourself! A & B Lobster House offers an elegant atmosphere, great steaks and locally caught seafood; or you can head over to Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Cafe Key West where you’ll find a great variety of Caribbean foods and beverages and for those who simply can’t refuse pasta there is Mangia Mangia offering inexpensive home made pasta and a variety of sauces to tempt all palates.
When it’s time to decide on a spot to spend the evening consider heading over to the Green Parrot Bar where you’ll find a tropical saloon, friendly bartenders and cold beer. They offer a full juke box on weeknights and live entertainment on weekends. You will not be disappointed!