8 reasons to visit Key West, Florida, USA By Michael Edwards on Mar 11, 2023 in Attractions, Featured, Florida, Going Out, North America, Regions, USA
“Cayos”, was the word exploring Spanish navigators used to name the archipelago of little islands that drifted south west towards the Caribbean. Over time, cayos has become adapted and Americanised to the Keys.
Route 1 brings cars from Miami. The skeleton of Flagler’s epic rail route, destroyed by the 1935 Labour Day hurricane, scans islands and sea. Or visitors can fly into Key West’s airport.
Finally, at the USA’s most Southernmost point, Cuba, a mere 90 miles away, is closer than Miami. Cockerels strutting Key West’s pavements, released as a protest by their Cuban owners when cock-fights were banned, highlight Cuban heritage.
Not only is Key West different because it is the only US city never to
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