Monday, March 24, 2008

Sightseeing in Key West, Florida

Today "Island Hopper's" Crew toured the town and shopped in Key West. We took the Conch Train, a 90 minute toured train ride to cover many sights.(http://www.conchtourtrain.com/) The tour began on Front Street. The best of Key West is on this tour. The Conch Train is one of Florida's most popular attractions, and for good reason. We saw Hemingway's home, which is now a museum, and many area attractions. After the train ride we shopped until we dropped on Duvall Street.

Conch Train Ride

Custom House Museum
Route 1 runs 2,209 from Key West to Maine
We went to Mallory Square to see the talents and artists' wares. For dinner we went to the wonderful restaurant Cafe Marquesa. Chef Susan Ferry, who trained with Norman Van Aken at his Coral Gables restaurant, works her magic in this 50 seat eatery that adjoins the Marques Hotel. The restaurant is located at 600 Fleming.(http://www.cafemarquesa.com/)

Cafe Marquesa

Ian in front of Ernest Hemingway's house.

Key West Lighthouse

Key West "One Man Band".

1 comment:

drmelf said...

It looks as though Debbie is doing an exceptional job with her assigned task,the pictures are great, they bring back memories of my first trip to Key West with Kevin. Thanks for the updates!!!!!!!! D.