Dine on fresh seafood at a table by the water, enjoy home cooking, great sandwiches, steaks, pasta, and much more at the island’s many restaurants. And don’t forget a slice - or five - of Key Lime pie or delicious ice cream. Start the day at a coffee shop or breakfast spot and end it with a tropical drink or beer and music at a local bar. You can eat a delicious meal at a picnic table at one of the the local seafood markets or buy fresh yellowtail snapper, mahi-mahi, grouper, Florida lobster, smoked fish, and stone crab and serve a gourmet meal in the privacy of your tropical resort. Be assured, you will not leave the island hungry...or thirsty.
When you fish in the crystal clear turquoise waters surrounding Key West, Florida, you’re entering into a world where fishing legends were born.
Endlessly fascinating, no two seashells are alike. And did you know that some of the best shelling beaches in the country can be found along the Florida Gulf Coast? Learn more about seashells and which beaches are the best for shelling.
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