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A Key West Vacation Rental Story: "Broadway to Key West"

You could say Key West’s effect on Broadway actress Betsy Morgan, whose recent credits include “The King and I” with Ken Watanabe, has been... Read More

A Key West Vacation Rental Story: "Renting in Key West? A Win-Win!"

If there is a common denominator for Chris Sexton’s family vacations, it is seeking out local experiences in new places. So, when he decided to give... Read More

A Key West Vacation Rental Story: 'No Routine, No Plans, No Worries'

Favorite Place On Earth Ben Ambler admits he turned down tickets to Super Bowl 41 in Miami, because he preferred watching his Indianapolis Colts take... Read More

Hemingway Days 2016

Key West Kicks off the 36th Annual Hemingway Days Celebration - July 19-24, 2016. Hemingway Look-a-likes at the annual fishing contest. This almost... Read More

Planning A Key West Destination Wedding

Key West has been named as one of the top locations for a destination wedding. This is no surprise when considering Key West offers all the perks... Read More

Hurricane Season in Key West and the Importance of Travel Insurance

Hurricane season 2016 is here. Every year it officially begins June 1, and ends November 30, with August through October as peak months when hurricanes are most likely to form in the Caribbean. Read More


Vacation Homes of Key West (VHKW) and Bascom Grooms Real Estate, announce our collaboration as two established Key West market leaders in business since 1999. In our combined efforts, we now provide complete real estate and vacation management services. Read More

Key West Spring Fishing Report

Sometimes called the sport-fishing capitol of the world, the Florida Keys are a prime fishing destination for many anglers. The summer season is heating up and there are various species that can be targeted this time of year. Read More

A Key West Vacation Rental Story: Still 'Living the Dream'

Tim and Rosie Dore have had a long-term love affair with Key West. Tim, who fell under its spell on a month-long fishing trip with a buddy, brought Rosie down a few years later. She was smitten, too. They decided to take their "relationship" with Key West to the next level, buying a home in New Town. Soon after Tim retired, he and Rosie became residents of Key West, returning to Ohio for the summer. Read More

Key West By Foot: The Historic Seaport & Harbor

Strolling the Key West Harbor Walk is a great way to spend an afternoon. Head down the path of wooden planks stretching across the Key West Historic Seaport. Take in the sea breeze and see what the local fisherman are unloading off their boats. Take a break and stop for libations at one of the many fine establishments along the way. Read More

A Vacation Rental Guest's Story: 'We're Going Back Every Year!'

It was zero degrees with over three feet of snow on the ground the morning Kevin and Cathy DuMond left from their home in the town of Hurley in New York's Hudson River Valley bound for Key West. Read More

Local loves Key West cool winter weather at the beach

So you're on vacation in Key West Florida. Here you are, first morning, you look outside, and UGH ... you see clouds, it's overcast and a little cooler than expected. Now what do you do? Don't get the winter blues just yet! Read More

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Be on the lookout for these “sea cows” and their calves. They are all over the place in springtime. #manatees #keywest #florida #island #sealife
One of our favorite neighborhoods in Key West is the Historic Seaport. ⛵️🚤🛳
Key West “sorta” has seasons. 🐣 Case in point: spring chickens! 🐣 Keep an eye out for these little balls of fluff! 🐣 #keywest
Island charm meets modern elegance at Uptown Key West Luxury Villa. #keywest #island #livingroomdecor
🌸 There’s lots of reasons to skip the hotel and rent a home in Key West instead. Perhaps one of our favorite reasons is the access to a full kitchen. 🌴 Don’t underestimate what a difference it makes to be able to wake up and brew your own coffee without having to wait for room service. Or fix a quick snack before heading to the beach. Or heat up some leftovers from your favorite Key West restaurant. 🐬 There’s no doubt about it— the kitchen is the MVP of your Key West rental home.
A fun beach sign in Key West that details the distance from other locations. #keywest #signs #beach
Equal parts crispy and juicy, the fried chicken at Dion’s Quik Mart is a Key West local fave. 🍗 Located all up and down the Keys from Florida City to Key West, Quik Chik is a perfect road trip snack too. 🍗 At first, you may think gas station fried chicken is no big deal… but trust us. You’ll want to try some when you’re here. 🍗 #keywestflorida #friedchickenrecipes #localbusiness
On April 23, 1982, frustrated by a US Border Patrol check point that was a huge inconvenience, the “Conch Republic” was formed. 🌴 They quickly declared war against the US, promptly surrendered, and then applied for $1 billion in foreign aid. 🌴 Each year, we celebrate our “sovereign state of mind” and this year marks the 40th anniversary of “seceding where others failed.” 🌴 #conchrepublic #keywest #islandlife