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Crowne Plaza Key West-La Concha

Explore Key West

Local Tips

Local Tips

Must See

A Key West vacation is all about fun and nothing is better than enjoying all the things you can do in the water around Key West, Florida. Our hotel's concierge can help arrange excursions for snorkeling, fishing, cruises at sunset or trips to nearby keys.

What's New

Explore Duval Street, which sizzles with local color, festive nightlife, live music and legendary bars. Celebrate the brilliant sunsets and endless water activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, kayaking, jet skiing, parasailing and fishing.

Tips

The Dry Tortugas, a National Park 70 miles west of Key West, conjures mystery and whispers of intrigue. The tiny island offers barrier-reef snorkeling, pirates tales of lost gold, swimming and a military fort to guests of our Key West accommodations.

Must Do

Book a sunset sail, take an Ultimate Adventure water package and cap the day off with a visit to Mallory Square and watch the sunset. For the night, stroll from famous bar to bar and live it up on Duval Street!

Don't Go Home Without

A Key West vacation is all about fun. Join the never ending party and take advantage of our Key West hotel's location on Duval St to sample the iconic nightclubs, bars and restaurants within walking distance. You can just walk to the hottest destinations.

Things To Do

Things To Do

Mallory Square

The center of Key West's historic waterfront, Mallory Squaresm stages the famous Key West sunset celebration.

Duval Street!

Duval Street is the heart of downtown Key West's commercial area. This is the center of the island's bar, restaurant, hotel and tourism industry, though there are hotels spread throughout Key West. Key attractions for many visitors on Duval Street include Sloppy Joe's, Hog's Breath, Margaritaville, Irish Kevin's, and the tourist trap known as Southernmost Point.

Mel Fisher's Maritime Museum

Located in downtown Key West, the Mel Fisher Museum highlights the rich maritime history of Key West and the New World through exhibits, artifacts, treasures and educational programs. Museum exhibits include the fabled treasures of Spanish galleon Atocha in the 1622 Fleet and objects from the English merchant-slaver Henrietta Marie that sank 35 miles west of Key West in 1700. www.melfisher.org

Dry Tortugus

Named for the high number of turtles (Tortugas) that were once found in the area, the Dry Tortugas National Park is home to many types of marine wildlife - both above and below the water! Today, there aren’t as many turtles as there once were, but lucky visitors may still spot sea turtles frolicking in the clear water that surrounds this National Park.

Fort Zachary Taylor State Park

A beautiful beach at the southern end of the park provides opportunities for picnicking, swimming, snorkeling, and fishing. Visitors can also enjoy a short nature trail and bicycling within the park. A refreshment stand at the beach offers snacks, cold beverages, beach sundries, and souvenirs. Guided tours of the fort are available daily. Located in Key West at the end of Southard Street on Truman Annex.

Bahia Honda State Park

Ghost Tours

Old Towne Trolley/Conch Tour Train

Explore the attractions, scenic beaches and unique island flavor of Key West on the 90-minute Old Town Trolley tour covering over 100 points of interest. Tour at your own pace and get off at convenient stops to shop, dine or sightsee. Sit back while ocal guides offer colorful anecdotes, entertaining stories and historical information that recount the days of Indians, pirates, wreckers, and the Civil War.

Aquarium

Key West’s first attraction, the Key West Aquarium is one of the most unique aquariums in the world, showcasing the planet’s most intriguing and exotic sea creatures and marine life indigenous to the Florida Keys. Discover the undersea world and the spectacular marine that surrounds the Florida Keys. Watch daily feedings of sharks and turtles, and see sharks, moray eels, barracuda, grouper, parrotfish and dozens of tropical fish up close. Get a hands-on experience with sea life at the Touch Tank