Explore the region around Casa Marina and discover a world of exciting water sports, nature preserves and historic ruins of the Key West's long, colorful sea-faring history.
Learn more about the man and the railroad, which were instrumental in the creation of the Keys. Inside this themed, period mercantile store, experience life at the turn of the century and buy a range of period dolls, souvenirs and railroad memorabilia.
Experience the legendary sunset celebration at Mallory Square, the centerpiece of the Key West waterfront. With a colorful seafaring history of wrecking schooners, warships and frigates, this noted waterfront is also home to the renowned Key West sculpture garden.
Home to a variety of beautiful tropical flowers and a range of immaculate exotic gardens, Audubon House was among the first projects undertaken in the Key West restoration, and remains one of its most beautiful properties. View the former home of noted 19th-century ornithologist John James Audubon, who discovered and drew 18 exotic new species of birds while staying at the residence.
Ghost Walking Tours Through Old Town
Wind through the dark streets of the Old Town and learn more about the haunted history of one of America's top 10 most haunted towns. Explore the haunted recesses of the Civil War forts. Once quarantine barracks for soldiers dying from yellow fever, they are now allegedly home to a number of ghosts.
This luxurious period home is the former residence of William Curry, a poor Bahamian immigrant who later became Key West's first millionaire. He made his wealth as a salvager - preying on the shipwrecked travelers who suffered in Florida's pirate-fuelled waters. Built in 1860, his home typifies the extravagant life he led, with a Tiffany solid-gold dinner set and a piano which once belonged to Henry James. Perhaps most notably, Key Lime Pie was invented by Aunt Sally in the family kitchen. Now a museum and inn, it offers a fascinating insight into the history of the Keys.