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The Key West End Of Summer Bucket List

A list of VHKW's top five end of summer musts from the southern most city. Activities and events you'll wan't to get in before Fall fully settles. The kids are back in school and the weather is starting to change, but you still have time for these last little savory bits of summer. Read More



Fantasy Fest 2015 - Oct. 23rd-Nov.1st

Fantasy Fest Parade and events are taking place October 25th- Nov. 1st, 2015. This week long festival of the weird and wicked is a must for anyone with a wild side that loves Key West. Costumes and parade floats of all shapes and sizes make this party one not to be missed. Read More



Bella Grand Premier ~ Monthly Rental

Classic romantic 1800's Key West architecture has inspired a superbly executed renovation of this extraordinary historic Victorian estate. Displaying a perfected cosmopolitan flair, the owner / designer has artfully intertwined a look-back into architectural history with a sophisticated contemporary Caribbean charm. Read More



Hemingway Day's 2015

The highlight of the happening is the annual Hemingway Look-a-like Contest. The "Running of the Bulls" is another Key West locals favorite. Featuring a troop of Hemingway look-a-likes parading down Duval with a herd of paper and cardboard bulls in chase. Read More



In A Key West Minute

A quick 1 minute video from around town showing Key West's most popular attractions. Read More



Come Take A Walk Around Key West

A walking tour of Front street, A&B Lobster House, Schooner Wharf (+brief descriptions of Duval Street & certain locations in Old Town). Read More



2015 Lobster Mini-Season in Key West, FL

Vacation Homes of Key West currently has a few properties sill available for the 2015 Lobster mini season. This two day event is July 29-30th, and draws a crowd of lobster crazy bug hunters from far and near. Read More



Cooking on Vacation in Key West

It's hard to argue with the fact that one of the best parts of any Key West vacation is indulging in the local specialty tastes like the amazing variety of local seafood available fresh every day. Having your own private kitchen to cook in is one of the best ways to discover the best of the fare. Read More



What To Do In Key West When It Rains?

So, you have arrived in paradise, Key West, FL. The only problem is the rain storm gathering just overhead. Well, not to worry, Key West has a few options for rainy day fun. So, what Key West attraction is best to do on a rainy day? Read More



Key West Songwriter's Festival 2015

It's time again for The Key West Songwriters Festival. This is the 20th year the festival has rocked Key West. For the past 20 year this event has grown to be both a tourist attraction and local favorite. This event is the largest festival of songwriters in the world. With a full schedule featuring five nights of performances and appearances by the best songwriters alive. This year is sure to be one for the books. Read More



Key West Conch Republic Celebration

Vacation Homes of Key West is most excited for the sea lovers sailing race, known as the Wreckers Cup, that's staged in honor of the tenacious salvagers known as "wreckers." With tongue-in-cheek reckless abandon, seaworthy participants sail out and around the coral reef recreating in the imagination the torturous journey taken by the wreckers of Key West's past. Read More



Key West Cuban Coffee Shops are a Tourist Destination

Key West locals are experts in authentic Cuban coffee. The island of Cuba is only 90 miles away from Key West which is steeped in Cuban culture. With a prominent Cuban community on the island for generations, Cuban food is a staple for many, and drinking Cuban coffee, (café Cubano) is a favorite daily ritual for most locals. For coffee lovers, Key West Cuban Coffee shops are a tourist destination. Read More



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Old entrance to the Casa Marina, Key West
Captain Tony and young Jimmy Buffett scheming in Key West in the 1970’s.
Driving the 7 Mile Bridge to Key West in the 1940’s.
Jimmy Buffett in the early days - Key West, FL
Cookie Lady at the Mallory Square Sunset Celebration - 1970’s.
Shel Silverstein in Key West.
The famous tight rope walker and Key West Sunset Celebration busker, Will Soto with a bunch of bananas.
Flying over the Florida Keys to Key West. Incredible views of the ocean and clouds.