Southernmost City in the US
Key West is the southernmost tip of the USA and only 94 miles from Cuba. Rent a boat in Key West for the most authentic way to enjoy this island and nearby tropical coral reefs. Charter a sailboat with loves ones and friends for a fabulous Florida sunset, where, if you are lucky, you might see the legendary green flash. The city of Key West itself has one finest historic districts of old Florida architecture, and is presently home to many artists. At times, this small city can seem almost loved to death by tourists, but, that is also part of its charm, a patois of southern hospitality, fine cuisine, and Caribbean flair. Getting there is half the fun, as you hop scotch across bridges along the entire chain of Florida Key islands. Major attractions exist along the way, including a wildlife refuge with miniature key deer the size of puppy dogs, and the azure clear blue beaches of Bahia Honda key. Key West is also the jumping off point for charter boat rides to the Marquesas and Dry Tortugas, where you may snorkel among unspoiled coral reefs. Soon, the USA is also going to open up to Cuba. You will be able to charter a boat from Key West to Cuba, just like in the old days.