Key West is very touristy and, yes, we did some of it! We saw the 90 mile bouy, watched the sunset at Celebration Square, heard roosters crowing at all hours, and searched for the ultimate key lime pie.
The fort was built to protect one of the busiest shipping lanes in themid 1800s. Never finished, it remains one of the three largest forts
ever built in the US and played a key role in the Civil
War blocking Southern shipping. It's impressive!
|The Yankee Freedom III, our ride to the park. |
Book early as it does fill up.
|Other options for getting there too!|
|Old coal docks, the BEST place to snorkel.|
|Beautiful snorkeling especially among the old coal pilings.|
|Lots of campers at the fort!|
|A Banyan Tree in Key West!|
|Southern most point, 90 miles from Cuba.|
|Sparties are in Key West too.|
|Lots of chickens wander around Key West!|
And chickens DO FLY!
|Cool street art in Key West. It gets 800 smiles per gallon!|
|Our vote for best key lime pie - Blue Heaven's|