Who’s Who in Key West

For a tiny island, Key West has a disproportionate tendency to be the home for famous people. Here we break down a few of the most notable Key West residents through history. Ernest Hemingway The famously temperamental American writer may have been a roving citizen of the world but he spent eight years in Key…

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All about Fishing around Key West

Pristine, clear water, soft sand, and gentle currents make fishing in Key West a dream. Whether you’re an expert angler or a newbie looking to get into the sport, the area offers plenty of opportunity for fishing. Deep Water Fishing Adventure your aim? Try Key West’s deep sea fishing from a fighting chair on a…

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The Best Beaches Near Key West

Key West is known for its miles of pristine beaches, but where to start in this beautiful resort town? Here’s our guide to the best beaches in this stunning Florida Keys city. Higgs Beach Soak in palm trees and sunshine at this quiet beach where you can spot stingrays and go snorkeling, paddle boarding and…

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The Beginner’s Guide to Key West

Key West, a bustling, culture-rich city in the Florida Keys, has attracted visitors for centuries. The city’s vibrant history draws on Native American, British, Spanish and Cuban influences with Juan Ponce de Leon being the first European to “discover” the Keys in 1521. The Keys are the dividing line between the Gulf of Mexico and…

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Top 5 Best Ways to Explore Nature in Key West

From the moment you arrive in the Florida Keys, you will be surrounded by the sights, sounds and scent of nature at its most beautiful. First, there’s the turquoise Gulf of Mexico sparkling under the golden sunshine, alongside the vast stretch of white sand beaches. Dive a little deeper into your Key West vacation, and…

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Road Trippin’ in the Florida Keys: Key Largo to Key West

One of the nation’s most renowned road trips involves cruising from one island to another, and it’s right here in the Florida Keys from Key Largo to Key West. With your Florida vacation at Parrot Key Resort sparkling on the horizon, we have some of the best insider tips for making the most of your drive along the…

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Make Waves on a Romantic Adventure in Key West

The crystal-clear waters surrounding Key West are not just beautiful for taking a cooling dip; they’re also perfect for creating a splash when enjoying a range of watersports, right from the Parrot Key Resort dock. Whether you’re a novice and looking for a fun-filled activity, or you’re a seasoned pro when it comes to watersports, you…

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Romantic Vacation in Key West

Key West for Seniors: Amazing activities, accommodations and a laid back atmosphere

The laid-back atmosphere, tropical breeze and eclectic line-up of attractions in Key West are just some of the reasons why this destination continues to attract all age groups through the year. Visitors in the senior years of their life, find the island lifestyle rejuvenating and restorative and it’s hardly surprising. After all, this is an island that…

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Key West: The Best Destination For a Family Vacation

25Choosing the right destination for a family vacation can often be a challenging task with so many factors to consider: will there be enough activities to keep all ages entertained? Are the accommodations spacious enough, and will the weather be invitingly warm every day? Key West has all the right answers that will soon see the stress of…

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10 Toe-Tapping Live Music Venues in Key West

Key West is famed for many types of music, from techno, hip hop, jazz and raggae, to calypso, blues, country and western, so a night out will always feature a show that appeals to all musical tastes. The island has an array of live music venues to enjoy when the sun goes down, or for…

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