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Key West Christmas Song

  Nothing can stop the Spirit of Christmas. In Key West we don't have snow, but we creatively adapt our holiday traditions to our fabulous... Read More

Hometown Christmas in Key West

  You probably didn't know that Santa Claus can row a boat just as well as he can handle a reindeer-powered sleigh ... unless, of course,... Read More

Pirates in Paradise: Original Pirate 'Cross-Dressers' ~ Ann Bonny and Mary Read

Ann Bonny and Mary Read were two women pirates of the Caribbean who stand out in the “Golden Age of Piracy” that lasted from 1715 to 1725. An often... Read More

Parrot Heads in Paradise Meeting of the Minds ~ 20th Annual Event

  It all started 20 years ago in Key West, Florida for the love of the music and the Key West laid-back lifestyle portrayed by Jimmy Buffett.... Read More

Fantasy Fest 2011 ~ Vacation Homes of Key West

"Fantasy Fest 2011 is over now.  It's time to kiss our 'ghoulish fetishes' goodbye til next year."   It just ended last night, only several... Read More

Key West World Championship Power Boat Races

A Blog Post contributed by: M. Scott Irwin:   Not so little boys and their very expensive toys, Show the measure of a man in the things... Read More

Key West - What To Pack For Your Key West Vacation

When you think about packing for a Key West vacation, I doubt you think about taking your cue from President Harry S. Truman’s wardrobe. If you’re like... Read More

Fantasy Fest Key West ~ Find Your Haunt with Vacation Homes of Key West

  This blog post was written by M. Scott Irwin, my husband and a ‘professional fun lover’ who has lived in Key West since before the very... Read More

Key West Bike Week Poker Run 2011 ~ Thinking Back on 'Easy Rider'

I’m no motorcycle mama, that’s for sure, but Key West Bike Week has always tickled my fancy and turned my whole perspective around. I’m amazed that over... Read More

Florida Keys Lobster Season ... Or Let Them Eat Bugs

As I sat and dined and quipped in a favorite Key West lobster restaurant with my friend Dink, he asks me, “Have you ever eaten a bug … I mean before... Read More

My Husband Looks Like Hemingway (Or A Mistake in Bearded Identity)

I’m thinking about the 31st Annual Hemingway Days Festival coming up this next week in Key West to celebrate the literary achievements of Ernest Hemingway... Read More

A Key West State of Mind ... Found in a Vacation Rental Home

We decided to add a bit of levity this week with a post  written by my husband M. Scott Irwin.  After decades of living in Key West he is pretty darn good... Read More

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Governor’s Retreat is a monthly rental home in Key West, FL. #cottage #facade #facadedesign
Our favorite beach in Key West is Fort Zachary Taylor Beach, located inside a state park that’s filled to the brim with local Civil War history. #beach #history #beachvibes
This super-fun spash park is fun for kids and adults, and cools you down on a hot day in the Florida Keys. VHKW has lots of rental homes close to the park. #florida #splash #waterpark
For fishing fans, few places match the magic of Key West. #fishing #fishingislife #keywestflorida #fishingaddict
These two kayakers enjoy a magical Key West sunset. #keywestflorida #sunset #sunsetphotography #kayaking
Rob Oneal is a brilliant local photographer who captured this rare, beautiful view of the Key West Lighhouse. #keywestflorida #lighthouse #photography #photoshoot
A gorgeous shot from above of Key West, Florida, with the White Street Pier in clear view. #keywestflorida #island #islandlife #ocean #airplane
This charming vestibule is what you see when you walk through the front door at Key West Poolside Loft. Climb the stairs to the bright and open living and dining area!
This calming space is the perfect place to recharge at the end of the day.
There's space for three to sleep in this colorful and comfortable sleeping loft.