10 Things to Do in Key West Florida

It’s hardly news that Florida is one of the most popular spots in the world, but it’s not always the first place that comes to mind when you’re thinking about where to go on vacation. So, deciding where to go for a vacation can be tough. Fortunately, we have people who have been to Key West and can give you some tips about what to do there.

We will write about 10 things to do in Key West Florida, includes but not limited to:

  1. Visit the Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum

The Hemingway Home & Museum, located in the small town of Oak Park, Key West, Florida, is a living tribute to the man who is considered the greatest American writer of the 20th century. The museum comprises three buildings: the house, garage, and library, with all original furnishings, and offers guided tours of the structures. Visitors can explore the grounds, take in the sights of tropical Key West, and learn about the famous author and his life.

  1. Visit the John Pennekamp Coral Reef Park

Coral reefs are incredible ecosystems that can flourish anywhere there is a strong protective source of water. Human induced climate change is affecting these reefs around the world, but the reefs in Key West, Florida have thrived in decades despite the changing climate, due to a unique combination of factors. The coral reefs of Key West are protected by the John Pennekamp Coral Reef Park, which currently covers 51 acres. It is one of the largest coral reef ecosystems in the world and supports over 1,000 species of fish and other marine life.

  1. Visit the Southernmost Point of the United States

All our lives we’ve dreamed of seeing the world. And, still, every summer, thousands of people still make the drive south to Key West, Florida to experience the many sights, including the southernmost point in the United States. The southernmost point is located on a small island at the southern edge of Key West, and the island is about a mile long, and a third of a mile wide. The southernmost point is located on a small island at the southern edge of Key West, and the island is about a mile long, and a third of a mile wide.

  1. Visit the Key West Hell’s Angels

You can’t visit Key West, Florida without visiting the Hell’s Angels. The bikers, known as ‘The Outlaws’ were formed in 1933 and their headquarters is located in Key West. The infamous building known as the ‘Crash House’ is the only building on the entire island to have been built with bricks. It’s a sight to behold and is a must-see for the motorcycle enthusiast.

  1. Visit the Southernmost Point of the United States

Most of the locals that live in Key West are only a mile or two away from the ocean, and as a result almost everyone lives by a beach. Not surprisingly, nearly every time I go to the Southernmost point of the United States, it seems like there’s something to do on the beach. I haven’t been to the Key West Convention Center yet, to see the public art projects, so I would love to see them. I’ve been to the Southernmost point of the U.S. in Key West in the past as well, and it’s really fun to see all the people that travel there for the tropical weather, but for some reason, Key West never seems as popular as the other Florida Keys.

  1. Go to Oneonta

Oneonta, Florida is a small town south of Tallahassee. It is named after the Oneonta Creek, which runs through the city. The town has a population of approximately 3,000. Oneonta has a rich history in the area. It was settled in the late 1700s, long before the area was part of the Florida territory. During the 19th century, the town was a major stop on the Underground Railroad. It is the birthplace of the civil rights activist and activist movement leader, Robert Parris Moses. It was also the birthplace of the African American poet and former U.S. poet laureate, Gwendolyn Brooks.

  1. Go to Fort Zachary Taylor

According to a survey, Fort Zachary Taylor was voted the most haunted place within the state of Florida.

  1. Visit the Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum

The home and museum of Ernest Hemingway are located in Key West, Florida, at 1208 Whitehead Street. Here, you can see some of the writer’s personal items, including his typewriter, books, and wine glasses. The museum is open every day from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and admission is free.

  1. Visit the John Pennekamp Coral Reef Park

John Pennekamp Coral Reef Park is located on a 6.5-acre (2.6 ha) island in the Florida Keys known for its beautiful coral formations, colorful tropical fish, and rare and endangered wildlife. Although the park was created in 1972, it only opened to the public in 2010. Set against a backdrop of mangrove trees, the park is home to more than 500 species of coral and marine life on average, including over 40 species of coral reef fish, numerous shark species, and a range of reptiles and birds.

  1. Go to Mallory Square

The Mallory Square is a small public space located on the mezzanine level of the Historic Seaport Museum in Key West, Florida. Its name comes from the fact that it’s located in the center of Mallory Square, a paved area in front of the historic Customs House.

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.