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The Best 11 Things To Do In Key West January 2020

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New year, same island. Kick off the season with outdoor festivals and jam packed foodie events ranging from the Key West Food & Wine Festival to races on land and sea. Don’t miss the hottest events happening in Key West this January.   1. Seafood Festival Stone crab claws plated...
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All You Need to Know About the Key Lime Festival This July 2019

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Down here in the Florida Keys we love celebrating the things that make our islands unique. Tropical fruits, eccentrics, people & pie.  Sums it up, doesn’t it? Our celebrations are fun, wacky & unforgettable. Our people are too. Which leads us to Key Lime Festival: America’s favorite citrus celebration! If you happen to be traveling…

Top 8 Things To Do in Key West March 2020

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Spring is right around the corner in the US, but it’s always summer temps here in sunny Key West, Florida! The flowers are always in bloom, the rooster’s crowing, and the bartenders’ pouring, so pack your bathing suit, flip flops, and Hawaiian shirt and get down here to enjoy the March events we’re cooking up…

5 Must-Try Meals While You’re in Key West

There’s a lifetime of unbelievable meals in Key West. How does a tourist even get started? While there are more options than you can likely fit into a single trip (unless you stick around for 3 months!), you’d be in pretty good shape if you get these five meals on your list: Stone Crabs Where:…

Where to get the BEST Key West Pink Shrimp

Don’t skimp on shrimp. We don’t call our local shrimp “pink gold” for nothing. These babies are sweet, juicy, succulent, and bigger than normal. On top of that, while most shrimp come out of the water white or brown (and turn pink while cooking), our local Key West pink shrimp come fresh out of the…

The Ultimate List of Best Cuban Sandwiches in Key West & How They’re Made

Because of the influx of immigrants working in Key West and Tampa cigar factories, a quick, affordable lunch was needed… pressed stacked cuban sandwhichespressed and piled. Photo // De Su Mama The Cuban sandwich was born. The Cuban is a…

Munchies? Where to Find the Best Late Night Food in Key West

10pm is closing time for many of our local Key West restaurants, so what happens if guests arrive late, are hungry due to a time change, or just woke up from their post-happy-hour nap? Well, no need to panic! There are lovely late-night kitchens open about town, and only half of the list requires putting…

KWFT Guide Spotlight: Shannon McRae

  Meet Shannon McRae! She is Key West Food Tour’s social media coordinator, guide, and first official hire! A natural in the spotlight, Shannon has given the tour her own twist diving head first into the Key West community. We asked her a few questions about the…

Conch Kingdom: A Brief History of the Queen in Key West

In the wake of the 55th Annual Key West Conch Blowing Competition, we thought it appropriate to share some sage island wisdom about the Caribbean Queen conch and all its rich history, uses, and styles of preparations. Its…