Small-Group Walking Tour of Key West's History and Culture

From
USD4000

Free cancellation

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

Duration2 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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About

Explore the streets of Key West on this guided small-group walking tour. As you wander through Old Town, discover the history and culture of the island, which includes tales of shipwrecks, cigar manufacturing, and treasure hunting. Stop at popular attractions such as the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, the Southernmost Point, and Audubon House & Tropical Gardens.

Highlights

Learn about the history of Key West as you visit its landmarks
Prepare for a day in the sun with a hat, sunglasses, and sunblock
Bring at least one bottle of water
Wear comfortable clothing and shoes; sneakers are the best option

Itinerary

You will see the Shipwreck Museum from the distance and your guide will explain to you how the shipwrecking industry made Key West one of the richest towns in the USA.
Learn who Mel Fisher is and how his life long dream became a reality.
Back in the day, Audubon House was owned by one of the most successful shipwreckers in Key West, however, it was named after famous American ornithologist. Your guide will explain to you why this happened and what other secrets and ghosts are living in the Audubon house.
You will learn about the history of the lighthouse and why it was moved from Southernmost Point to the current location.
Your Guide will share with you fun and amusing stories that took place when Hemingway lived in the house.
Final destination and a MUST HAVE photo in Key West!

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
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Parking: If you come on a bicycle there is a bike rack where you can lock it. There is meter parking available for the cars on Fitzpatrick, Whitehead and Front streets. Plan accordingly so you arrive on time and have time to park.
  • Must be able to walk 1.4 to 1.8 miles at moderate speed in warm weather.

Guide Languages

  • English

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.