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Our new luxury rentals at Key West Steamplant

At Home In Key West is now proudly offering 6 distinctly unique private luxury rentals in the exclusive Key West Steamplant Building. This building is the finest in location, amenity and service in one of the world’s most desirable destinations, Old Town Key West. An iconic location with panoramic views of the harbor and steps from Duval Street where dining, music, art and entertainment abound.   Steeped in elegance and history these one of a kind vacation rentals are an unprecedented example of carefree luxury getaways where your every comfort has been provided for. Each rental has been custom designed with

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Things to do in Key West in August

Ever wonder what to do in Key West in August? August in Key West is sunny and warm with sporadic rain showers. It’s also a lot less crowded and the locals feel like we have the island to ourselves. Time to enjoy the myriad of water sports Key West has to offer, have some fun at a wacky fundraise Key West style or fest on luscious lobster. Visit Key West –  best place to spend the dog days of Summer. Battle of the Bars. August 2 The 22nd Annual Battle of the Bars at Schooner Wharf Bar will take place Sunday,

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Mel Fisher Days

Mel Fisher, Wonderful History Treasure hunters young and old come celebrate Mel Fisher Days in Key West this weekend.  The most renowned treasure hunter discovered shipwrecked Spanish galleon Nuestra Señora de Atocha 30 years ago in the Florida Straits. Since then treasure hunter enthusiasts gather in Key West for an annual Mel Fisher Days that includes a treasure hunt on land with a $5,000 cash prize, a Rockin’ Block Party on Duval St. with a free music concert, Pirate Pub Crawl and Ball, Bingo Brunch, Poker, Dock Party, Diver Reunion, Lifetime Achievement Award and more. For more information please visit www.melfisher.com South

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Celebrate the Fourth of July in Key West

Food, fun and fireworks are on tap as we celebrate the Fourth of July in Key West. Independence Day can be enjoyed all along the island chain with beachside barbecues, picnics, parades and world class fireworks displays. Key West will host a number of events for locals and visitors alike. We want to highlight few festivities for the whole family to enjoy! Annual Hospice/Visiting Nurses Association July 4 Picnic This longtime favorite is set to take place at Casa Marina Resort & Beach Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, located at 1500 Reynolds St. overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Guests are to

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Live Entertainment. This week in Key West

If you are a tourist in town for a short period of time, it can be a bit overwhelming to choose what to do or what to see among the myriad of options that’s sometimes too much to bear.  There is always a good selection of live entertainers in town no matter what time of year it is. And this week is no exception. Nowadays, more bars and venues are adding live entertainment to their staples and it is always a good thing to check it out to find the right groove for the night. We have selected a few

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Summer is here! Things to do in June in Key West

June is so cool, it’s hot! School is almost over and summer’s about to begin! June is the month when we really start feeling like summer is here – the weather is getting warmer, days are getting longer, the sun is shining almost every day … it’s time to celebrate and fulfill your dream to enjoy a vacation in Key West in June. Key West Pride. June 10-14 The entire Key West community celebrates Pride each year and this year will be even bigger & better. We are a small town and the parade has a small town feel, where

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Key West bound! How to get to your vacation rental in Key West

The Florida Keys are the southernmost tropical islands in Florida that you can actually drive, fly or take a short ferry ride to from mainland Florida to your vacation rental in Key West. The Keys extend south and west of the Homestead area of Florida, close to Miami, FL. If you make the 130 mile drive across the Overseas Highway to the end, you will find Key West. Along the way are many great experiences and picture perfect blue water and islands. Take your time and enjoy your journey through the Florida Keys. Visitors can fly to Key West International

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Things to do in Key West in 36 hours

A quote from Ernest Hemingway saying “It’s the best place I’ve ever been any time, anywhere” opens a New York Times article and accompanying video of series “36 hours”. This time it’s dedicated to Key West. It takes you on a 36 hour journey through our island and its multilayered culture. We have talked about most of these places in our blog in the past.  You can scroll down in our blog history and see our take on things to do in Key West. Cities change, people come and go, so do their tastes and preferences but somehow appeal of

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Cinco De Mayo Key West Style!

Head over to Key West and celebrate Cinco De Mayo! If ever there was a classic Cinco de Mayo celebration location outside of Mexico, it would have to be Key West. What other city is unofficially dubbed Margaritaville? Not long ago we dedicated one of our blogs to best margaritas in town. Today let me introduce you to top Mexican fare. Old Town Mexican Café.  Location: 609 Duval Street. “It’s a style of Mexican food that’s layered, sophisticated in flavor, and completely original, and it’s just coming into its own in the US,” explains the acclaimed chef-owner of Old Town

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Monthly Favorites – Things to do in May in Key West

Monthly Favorites for May May is the fifth month of the year. Five is so important to us because each of us represent the five senses which include, sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch. Without them the world would be blind, tasteless, and defunct! Key West may not be a location for pilgrimage to rediscover your senses in a traditional way but you may be surprised to take a new look at yourself and things around you upon your first visit to our amazing island. In this month’s post we invite you to events and places we hope will make

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