Best of Key West 2016
Hotels- Southernmost on the Beach
Southernmost on the Beach is located right inside historic Old Town Key West, not far from any of the Key West attractions that brought you to the city in the first place. Located right on the waterfront, each modern luxurious room overlooks either a complete or partial view of the ocean. The hotel also offers a private beach, oceanfront pool, Shores bar and hammocks, as well as a private pier so you don’t have to travel far to catch a glimpse of the beautiful Key West sunset every night.
Tours- Old Town Trolley Key West
For more than 30 years, Old Town Trolley has been providing its passengers with the best sightseeing tours available in Key West. Guests are welcome to hop on and off at 13 convenient stops during the tour. Explore many of Key West’s most famous landmarks, including Harry Truman’s Little White House, Ernest Hemingway’s home, the Key West Shipwreck Museum and more. Along the way, learn about all of the island’s history from our friendly conductors, who are all Key West natives and excited to share their love of the island with each guest.
Attractions- Key West Aquarium
A perfect attraction for all ages, make sure to visit the Key West Aquarium during your vacation to the island. Located inside Key West’s famous Mallory Square, the aquarium features a variety of sea life that have inhabited the island and its surrounding areas for hundreds of years. Guests will be given the opportunity to discover all kinds of facts about the marine life, and will be given access to the aquarium’s Touch Tank where visitors can pet nurse sharks. Daily shark and turtle feedings are also available inside.
Watersports- Fury Ultimate Adventure
Experience a full day of excitement with the Fury Ultimate Adventure in Key West. The trip begins with a seven-mile boat ride (breakfast included) aboard a state-of-the-art catamaran to a coral reef, where snorkel gear and instruction will be provided. Next, sail to a spot in the Gulf of Mexico where you’ll enjoy a picnic lunch buffet and a variety of watersports. Experience an afternoon full of jet skiing, parasailing, kayaking and water toys, including climbing towers and slides. On the way back to the mainland, enjoy complimentary beer and wine as you sail back just in time to catch the famous Key West sunset.
Restaurants- El Meson de Pepe
El Meson de Pepe is a small family-owned restaurant located in the heart of Mallory Square in Key West, FL. Since its doors opened in 1984, owner Pepe Diaz has been cooking up delicious and authentic Cuban cuisine with his family. Hoping to preserve Cuban-Conch heritage in Key West, Diaz loves serving the dishes he grew up making to both locals and tourists. Aside from the excellent food and service, customers can enjoy live entertainment every night at sunset as a local salsa band performs on the patio bar.
Bars- Green Parrot
Established in 1980, the Green Parrot Bar is known for being a famous landmark saloon in Key West. It is most widely known for its live music events every weekend, and daily three-hour long happy hour, which keeps the customers coming back for more. Be careful what kind of shenanigans you get yourself into while visiting the Green Parrot as its website features a live web cam stream that operates as long as the bar is open.