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Are you spending your vacation in the sunny Florinda and looking for some memorable things to do in Key West? Then visit us at YKnot Charters for a full day fishing or a diving trip.
What is the best time to go to Key West?
Key West is the best spring break destination. You can find great hotel deals from March till May when the outside temperature will pleasantly range from 70ºF till 85ºF. For those of you trying to escape the chilly winter back home, Key West has many things to offer from historical places to boat tours and several clean beaches. In fact, winter is the busiest and the priciest season for the island.
Summer months are usually rainy and humid with fewer tourist despite the best hotel rates. The rates will, however, surge during the special events like Fantasy Fest and Key West Pride.
Top things to do in Key West
The island is famous for its constant temperature, lovely beaches, and tropical waters but has more to offer than that. You can do kayaking or snorkeling or even rent your boat to explore the island on your own. And, with enough luck, you will have an unforgettable encounter with numerous dolphins populating the island’s waters.
Key West has something to offer for everyone. In case you are more into visiting places for sure you will enjoy some of the local attractions:
- The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum – was the author’s home for almost ten years. Presently the house is a historical landmark and museum inhabited by descendants of Hemingway’s six-toed cat, Snow White.
- Fort Zachary Taylor – it is located on the west side of the island, and it was active during the Civil War and the Spanish-American War. Today is a national museum displaying the world’s largest collection of armament from the Civil War.
- Malory Square – represents the hub of Key West’s vibrant lifestyle where locals and tourists alike will come for shopping and gossiping. The square is also famous for the arts festivals during the Sunset Celebrations when people will gather to watch the majestic sunset and the shows that follow.
- The southernmost point of the Continental US – located only 90 miles away from Cuba, the famous buoy is also a place where you can take amazing photos. On top of the monument, you will see the emblem of The Conch Republic. Wanting to celebrate its free will and fun-loving spirit, Key West separated from the US in the 70’ declaring itself The Conch Republic.
What is Key West famous for?
The island is most famous for its picturesque sunsets and beaches. Apart from sunbathing and site seeing, there are many other things to do in Key West, especially if you like going out on the sea.
YKnot Charters is offering you fishing trips, or we can teach you how to dive into the clear tropical waters. Whatever your options are, we will make sure that you will get back home with loads of fantastic memories to share with your friends.