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1, 2, 3 City Guide: Key West

Heading to Key West, Florida? Check out our official destination guide below, which includes our favorite beach for soaking up tropical sunshine, a laid-back bar for sipping island-esque drinks, famous author’s former dwelling, plus inimitable national parks only accessible via boat or seaplane. 🌴⬇️⁠

Dry Tortugas National Park

TO STAY:

Eden House
Eden House

Eden House

Known as Key West’s Original Hotel, Eden House is made up of the original art deco hotel from 1924 and grew over the years to include the surrounding historic Conch houses creating a vibrant oasis in the heart of Old Town Key West. Go for the pool, hot tub and porch swings, stay for the coolest crowd, nicest staff and daily happy hours at the poolside Tiki Bar. ⁠

TO EAT/DRINK:

Eaton Street Seafood Market
Eaton Street Seafood Market

Eaton Street Seafood Market & Restaurant

You can’t visit Key West without picking up some of the best conch fritters in town. Eaton Street Seafood is casual, delicious, the perfect spot for lunch. ⁠

Green Parrot Bar
Green Parrot Bar

Green Parrot Bar

An institution in Key West since 1890, Green Parrot is a casual local watering hole with live music, a jukebox and artwork by local artist, Eric Anfinson. ⁠

TO VISIT:

Hemingway Home & Museum
The Hemingway Home & Museum

The Hemingway Home & Museum⁠

Explore Ernest Hemingway’s residence from the 1930s. Directly across from the Key West Lighthouse, on the southern coast of the island, this is a must visit in Key West. Fun fact: the house is known for the “Hemingway cats”, a large population of feral cats all named after famous celebrities throughout history! 

Dry Tortugas National Park
Dry Tortugas National Park

Dry Tortugas National Park

A must-do when you head to Key West. Only 100 miles from Havana, Cuba, experience the most remote National Park in the United States, only accessible by boat or seaplane. ⁠

Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park Beach
Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park Beach

Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park Beach⁠

For those looking for some serious R&R, head to Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park Beach, the best beach in Key West. Grab your towel and a picnic and post up for the day. ⁠

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