Welcome to quirky Key West, or the Conch Republic, at the end of the scenic Route 1 highway over the Florida archipelago. This audio tour explores the storied island apart from its party-town-only reputation.
You will start the tour at Bayview Park and figure out what is the Conch Republic of Key West and its foundation plot. After that, you will browse the epitaphs at the Key West Cemetery to spot elements of fun and sorrow on the centuries-old gravestones.
Walking down Duval Street, the island's main one, you will make it to the Buoy indicating Key West’s proximity to Cuba to snap a selfie with this famous fixture.
Looking up at the Key West Lighthouse nearby, you will be surprised that in the era of male supremacy, it used to be kept by a woman for decades.
Next, you will see the hallmark Hemingway Home with the garden and the pool dug in solid coral, which was a sheer luxury in the 1930s Key West, still worth marveling at.
Towards the seafront, you will get a chance to meet the iconic live Queen Conch snail itself among the many sea critters at the Key West Aquarium.
Finally, you will walk out to Mallory Square, where locals gather to celebrate the sunset.
Also, there will be a few museums on the route that you can visit on your own to get a profound historical insight.
Join the tour to experience what about Key West appealed to the American novelists and presidents alike and what makes the island special both at the daylight and at dusk!