Key to a Good Time: Key West

If you are looking for that someplace that is blessed with lots of sunshine, truly amazing sunsets, world-class diving and a wealth of tourist attractions, then it’s entirely possible that the paradise you seek is Key West – the land of the eternal vacation, where your dreams will become a reality! When the literary legend Ernest Hemingway visited the island of Key West Florida in the early 20th century, he instantly fell in love with its beauty, becoming one of the island’s most famous residents.

Key West, discovered by Ponce de Leon on May 13, 1513, is known as the southernmost city in the Continental United States, conveniently nestled on the last major island at the end of the Florida Keys. The city encompasses the island of Key West, part of Stock Island, Sigsbee Park, Fleming key and Sunset Key.

Visitors to this island paradise have lots to see and experience, and because the island is small, about 4 miles long and nearly 2 miles wide, it’s easy to orient in finding the main places of interest. Apart from offering fabulous beaches, a tropical blend of azure waters and pleasant year-round weather, Key West also boasts superb dining with fresh seafood available daily and accommodations to suit any budget and preference. Travelers to Key West are also attracted by the southern charm and Caribbean flavor of this laid-back island nation and the myriad of water sports, from great fishing to parasailing to jet skiing and more…

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