Private Southernmost Key West History and Culture Walking Tour

From
USD54900

Free cancellation

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

Duration2 hours
Guide LanguageMultiple
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About

Join us for the best walking tour in Key West!
You will be amazed by how much history and culture our small island has! Local Guide will take you on a time travel adventure. As you stroll through the scenic streets of the Old Town, you will learn how the island was discovered and became one of the richest cities in the USA!
Hear the stories of the first industries on the island, such as shipwrecking, sponge harvesting and cigarmaking. Also, learn what key role Key West played in the Cuban fight for its independence and find out why Key West declared the war against the United States.
The private tour is the best way to explore Key West and have fun with your own group of friends or family!
Book Now and call us to schedule the time that is convenient for you!
This tour includes a slice of Kermit's Key Lime Pie for each traveler & a bottle of water.
What to bring and to wear:
Comfortable clothing and shoes, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, water.

Itinerary

You will learn the history of shipwreck salvaging in Key West and how Mel Fisher was able to recover 450 million dollars of Spanish treasure from the bottom of the ocean.
You will learn about Cuban immigration to Key West and how it influenced local culture.
We will pass by Bahama Village, which is an original place of settlement of Bahamians that arrived to Key West in the early 1800s. You will find out why Key West locals call themselves Conchs and hear the fascinating story of Conch Republic's creation.
We will pass by Hemingway residence and you will learn why Ernest Hemingway chose to buy this house and what makes the pool there so special.

Inclusions

Local Guide

Exclusions

Gratuities

Additional Information

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • must be able to walk 1.4-1.8 miles in warm weather conditions

Guide Languages

  • English

  • Spanish

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.