Key West

Key West (approx 60 miles south of Miami), lovingly referred to as the Conch Republic, is the southernmost city in the continental United States.  It is a tropical blend of beautiful waters, exotic foliage, wonderful restaurants and lodging facilities and history-enriched attractions and activities.

Since its founding in 1822, Key West has enticed residents from pirates to poets, most especially, Ernest Hemingway and Tennessee Williams.  President Harry Truman, relaxing in his "winter White House", once wrote, "I've a notion to move the capital to Key West and just stay."

Visitors of Key West and its sister Keys take in treasures from shipwrecks, discover the haunts of their literary heroes, marvel at the unique architecture and dazzling gardens that bloom the entire year, and bask where the sun and waters of the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico merge.

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