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Key West Island News connects Key West residents and friends of the island, fosters our One Human Family culture and advances understanding of shared goals for our island community

Everything you need to know for the best Key West visit

So many friends ask us what to do and where to go when they visit that we put together our personal favorites. Before you book your tickets to our island paradise, take a few minutes to explore our planning guides, our tips, suggestions — and cautionary tales. You’ll be glad you did!

 

Going off island | What the heck do I wear

Key West | Going off island -- especially in the winter -- begs a question about smarts. It’s minus-freezing degrees anywhere off island and the coat, hat and gloves you once had are in a storage unit somewhere under the old Christmas decorations. And a pink tutu just won't do. Finish the column
Going off island | What the heck do I wear

Nine things to do when it rains in Key West

So what does one do in Key West when it rains? Depends on whether you're local or visiting. Here are nine things for you and the kids to do in Key West when it rains. Key West's rainy season begins in mid-May and extends through October and the end of hurricane season. Usually that'll mean a 50-60 percent chance of a thunderstorm or shower throughout the day with some mixed clouds and sunshine the rest of the time. Enough rain to keep things green and clean; not enough to dampen your plans. Finish the column
Nine things to do when it rains in Key West

Camping at Fort Jefferson | 10 insider tips no one tells you

Fort Jefferson is one of the most sought-after, most soul-soothing camping experiences on the planet. Fewer than a dozen small sites cluster among the scrub trees just outside the entrance to the fort and a few steps from the Atlantic Ocean. What you need, you bring. What you bring, you take out. Food. Water. Gear. There's no corner store, no takeout delivery -- and most assuredly, no cell service or wifi. Finish the column
Camping at Fort Jefferson | 10 insider tips no one tells you

Where the heck IS Key West?

Where is Key West? Thought a little geography lesson might be helpful. See that blue dot down at the bottom? That's Key West. Our island is 163.8 miles southwest of Miami. Tampa on the west coast is closer to Melbourne on the east coast (145...

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Where the heck IS Key West?

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