Key West is a very magical place that snowbirds love. If you have never been there, you are in for a real treat. Key West is a city and an island of the same name near the tip of the Florida Keys in Monroe County, Florida, United States.
Welcome to the southernmost city of the United States. Discover a city where real estate titles date back to the Kings of Spain. Stroll the palm-lined streets and discover gingerbread mansions, tin-roofed conch houses, the John Audubon House and Ernest Hemingway's home. Walk in the footsteps of Thomas Edison, Lou Gehrig, Harry Truman, and Tennessee Williams.
Key West has lots of history and many museums to show for it. Gaze at the fabled treasure of the galleon Atocha. Ride on one of the tour trains or trolleys and listen as the conductor relates stories with local color. It is a great way to see the city.
Key West is home to some of the most diverse fishing grounds in the world. There is saltwater fishing, offshore deep sea fishing, fly fishing, and casting to tarpon as they cross a beautiful sandy flat in the Key West backcountry.
There are stunning beaches including the very busy Smathers Beach with its volleyball games and watersport concessions to the much quieter beach at Fort Zachary Taylor. Diving and snorkeling the coral reefs and wrecks around Key West are spectaular. Sunbathing and peope watching is terrific!