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Key West

There's this little island at the Southern most tip of the USA with an amazing history. It draws millions of tourist from all over the world every year. It's also known as the "Conch Republic" and in 1982 seceded from the USA. It's also known for it's rich Cuban, Southern, African ,Caribbean culture and natural treasures.


Do you know the island I'm referring too? It's called Key West and believe me when I say... "Key West has something for everybody."


My wife and I have visited Key West six times in the last 13 years and remain intrigued by it's friendly atmosphere and non-stop activity. Key West is a writers and artist haven and the many galleries and shops offer a fantastic menu of eclectic shopping to suit anyone's taste. It's also known for it's great selection of restaurants, pubs and quirky celebrations such as Fantasy Fest and the Conch Republic Independence, week long celebration.


For those vacationers who want a quick getaway destination, Key West offers a great variety of lodging options from quaint bed and breakfast inns, to Five Star resorts. There is a good selection of vacation home rentals and condos for those who want a little more privacy. If you do decide on a vacation rental, you'll find the major Key West car rental companies at the airport and most major hotels.


If you're thinking about a romantic place to get married and honeymoon, you can contact the Key West Chamber for phone numbers of wedding planners or go to... www.keywestchamber.org/. The Key West Chamber has a great website with links for just about any activity or accommodation.


With so many family attractions and things to do, a short five day trip will go by so quickly that you'll want to return again and again. It doesn't matter which activity you prefer, you can find everything from on the water adventure... like charter fishing, scuba diving and sunset sailing trips, to fun walking events like the Hemingway House and nightly ghost tours.


And, for those thinking about a girlfriend getaway or mancation, Key West is a treasure chest full of adult activities. You are practically guaranteed a virtual smorgasbord of fun things to do... day and night.


Key West is much like New Orleans and Las Vegas; things are going on just about 24 hours a day. It doesn't matter if you are there two days or five days... you're going to have fun. So take action today and book a short trip to the Conch Republic, you'll never forget a vacation in Key West Florida.


Terry Hudson is a free lance Travel writer and website owner of http://www.fivedaytrips.com If you're looking for some helpful ideas on planning your next family vacation or quick getaway, Terry has made available some of his most popular travel destination articles at http://www.fivedaytrips.com


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