Florida
Key West
Highly recommended
Key West The Essential
Highly recommended
Closer to Havana, Cuba than to the American city of Miami, this small island at the southernmost tip of the continent cultivates an atmosphere of sublime laissez-faire that encourages an eclectic mix of residents, from old-time "conch families" (descended from the island's original settlers) to a more recently arrived gay community. Well established in its natural tropical landscape, Key West is undeniably commercial. Yet it possesses a quirky charm and independent spirit that appeal to the writers and artists who make their homes here as well as to droves of tourists. Duval Street is Key West's main commerical artery; the Old Town area boasts diverse 19C and early 20C architecture.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Key West
Florida Reef Tract
Florida Reef Tract
The coral reef that lies off Key Largo
300 minutes
Old Town
Old Town
One of the largest National Historic
90 minutes
Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
One of Key West's most legendary figures
90 minutes
Harry S. Truman Little White House Museum
Harry S. Truman Little White House Museum
This unpretentious white clapboard home
90 minutes
Audubon House and Gardens
Audubon House and Gardens
The preservation of this Neoclassical
15 minutes
Dry Tortugas National Park
Dry Tortugas National Park
Encompassing 100sq mi in the Gulf of
240 minutes