Let's Talk Key West!

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    We are going there late July. I've never been to Florida in the summer, let alone that far south.

    What's the weather like that time of the year down there? Are the bugs and critters bad? Do I need to stock up on bug spray and SPF 80 lotion?

    What kind of fun things have you done there? There will be 2 adults and 2 girls, ages 16, and one boy, age 18. So family fun ideas are needed too. Thanks!
     
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    When I was there - in July - it was hot and rained every day at around 15.10pm. Torrential rain but stopped after a few minutes and was dry again. Weird.

    Fishing.
    Diving.
    Watch the sunset from Mallory Sq.
    If my bro was here, he'd tell you to go to the cigar factory. And he'd ask you to buy him some while you're there. LOL

    Have a great, great time!
     
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    Be sure to go to Mallory Square at sunset for the street performers.
     
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    It will be HOT!

    Do you know where you'll be staying? Are you flying in to Key West? I've always preferred to arrive in Miami, rent a car and drive. I love that drive.

    Take a glass bottom boat tour for sure. Very fun. Lots of clubs down by the pier (Mallory Square). You'll probably be spending a lot of time down there. Tour Ernest Hemingway's house.
     
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    Hot hot hot. And even from Miami, it's a hell of a long drive albeit byootiful.
    Get a street map when you arrive. Do your research before you go.
    Yeah it's a trip- very neat place. :thup:
     
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    We are flying, then renting a car. We are renting a condo on the beach.

    Don't really want to go to 'clubs'-need more family friendly ideas. I would LOVE to tour Hemingway's house! And we want to go snorkeling, and take a glass bottom boat ride.

    We will be there about 10 days.
     
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    It's about a two-hour drive from Miami.

    Once you pass through Key Largo, there's lot's to see along the way and plenty of places to stop for a bite.

    Enjoy your trip!

    And don't worry about the heat. It's not as hot in the Keys as it is on the mainland.
     
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    From the heat? :eek:
     
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    Why not book some diving lessons before you go? That would be cool!
     

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