The southernmost city in the United States, Key West is truly a Caribbean paradise. Situated on a spit of land off of the southern tip of Florida, Key West is all about sun, fun, and the beach-even the ride to Key West over the ocean from Florida is quite the scenic journey. Highway 1 becomes an official Overseas Highway as it extends out for miles into the gulf towards Key West Island. The Key ... read more
West shopping scene is much mellower than in Miami. There are certainly shops selling the local (somewhat flashy) clothing, just don’t expect to part with as much cash for your tracksuit as you might on the mainland. The waters surrounding Key West are frequented by fishing charters, sunset cruises, and parasailing opportunities for the adventurous crowd that frequents this location. The adventurous spirit of youth is definitely in the air-college students flock to Key West yearly during Spring Break. Whether or not this is your game, after a few nights of parties consider hitting your brain’s “refresh” button by stopping at one of the many natural discovery museums or nature preserves that can be found near Key West. The unique environment present on this isolated little strip of excitement is great for both the young and the young at heart.