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Old 03-19-2007, 05:08 PM
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What is there to do in Key West? (Not a bar person)
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We did a "Haunted Key West" tour. It was a fun way to see the area. It started at 9 am, not too scary at that time. We also did the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum, where the artifacts from the Atocha which sank in the 1600s are displayed. They have beautiful items on display, gold bars, jewelry, weapons. They have a website, if you want to check it out. I would definately recommend it, if your into history. I think Hemingway's house is there too. Hope this helps, Lil' Lori
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Hello DSR. If you like watersports or snorkeling, there are several day trips you can take, either by catamaran or boat. The dry tortugas are just west of Key West and is protected. I have also rented waverunners and had a blast in the water. For landlubbers, there are lots of shops and museums, ghost tours, and such. Mallorey Square is a must at sundown. Be open minded since there are a lot of "colorful" people that will entertain you on the square for tips.
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If you like key lime pie, visit the Blond Giraffe. They're on Simonton Street, about a block off of the main street running through the downtown area. It is some of the best key lime pie I've ever tasted. Best wishes!
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I didn't think there were any cruises ships that statyed in port after dark in Key West (They would block out the beautiful sunset.) It doesn't say if you are crusing or staying for a length of time. I hae taken the Catamaran snorkeling trip and the Western Union Sailboat which is kind of fun. The Ghost Tour is great if you are staying overnight. There is a Fort Zachary Taylor State Park. Camilles Resturant is a great place to eat on Simonton St. Smather's Beach is the biggest beach you will finds. You may have to take a cab or scooter to get there. It is back towards the airport. They have a really cool cemetary. Anything goes. You are welcome to walk around it during the daylight hours. There is really a lot to besides drink.
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Rhapsody of the Sea I believe stays in port until midnight. There might be others that sail right after sunset.
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I rented a bike for $12 and biked around Key West - pretty much covered a large part of it.
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The Ernest Hemingway house and museum was a highlight for me. Check out all the cats with 6 toes there. Some nice shops are near the dock - favorite of mine was the Butterfly House. We also walked to the marker for the southern most point in the U.S. Seems like there were bikes to rent too. You shouldn't have any problem finding fun things to do.
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To answer the response about the times ships are in port at Key West...Those that dock at Mallory Square have to be out of port by 4:00 pm. If you are on a ship that has an itinerary that stays until later, then you are docking at the naval yard, you will be shuttled to Mallory Square by conch train.
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