Hemmingway House, Kayaking a little way up the keys, shopping, talking to the locals and the local cats, ghost tour. Key West has been, in the last 100 years, both the richest city in the US per-capita and the poorest. History and fantasy rub shoulders on its streets, and wear eachother's masks. Yes, do visit the bars ... but wander around outside of them too. Talk to people. It won't take long to understand why Ernest Hemingway, Tennessee Williams, Shel Silverstein, and many other talented folks made their homes there.
Driving a car on the island,especially in "Old Town" is a major hassle. Do rent one if you are going to go "up chain" however. There are 42 bridges between the mainland and K...Read More