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About Key West

About Key West

Key West Key West is as far south as you can travel in the continental United States and still be on American soil (hence ‘Southernmost’ Point, Motel, Hotel, Guesthouse, cup of coffee, t-shirt shop, and just about any other person, place or thing that earns the distinction by merit of proximity). The island of Key West is only 90 miles from Havana, Cuba! The island’s sub-tropical climate – annually averaging 80 degrees high, 72 degrees low – and its friendly,…

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Conch Republic

Conch Republic

The Conch Republic was established by secession of the Florida Keys from the United States of America, on April 23rd, 1982 in response to a United States Border Patrol Blockade setup on highway U.S.1 at Florida City just to the north of the Florida Keys. This heinous act effectively isolated Keys Citizens from the U.S. mainland since the blockade was on our only land artery to and from the mainland. This roadblock portrayed Keys residents as non-U.S. citizens who had…

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Key West Events

Key West Events

There are so many Key West events, so much to do in Key West all year, we can’t even list them all! But here’s a pretty good listing of the major events, month by month. Scroll down to any month and find out which Key West eventsare happening when you are in town.   January Annual Key West Literary Seminar Famous authors come to Key West for four days of workshops, panel discussions, and receptions. Each year there’s a different…

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Key West Camping

Key West Camping

Key West camping isn’t usually the first thing that comes to mind when it comes to lodging in Key West. However, there are five campgrounds located close the Key West. None of them are in Old Town, and actually none of them are on the island of Key West. The closest campgrounds to Key West are on Stock Island, which is just over the bridge from the island Key West and is technically part of the same city. Public buses…

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