The Fort Meyers to Key West Ferry (on the Key West Express) is your gateway to the southernmost city in the continental United States. When the high-speed boat docks, you will be in the tropical paradise that inspired Ernest Hemingway and Jimmy Buffett. You can explore the history, culture and charm of this idyllic resort community. “Parrotheads” and Hemingway devotees will enjoy the museums dedicated to the legacy of these artistic legends. Another popular attraction is Harry Truman’s southern White House, which served as his official winter residence from 1946 to 1952. Climb aboard the Conch Train for a ride around the Old Town area of the city and see the sights along Duval Street, Mallory Square and the famous seaport. Fort Zachary Taylor provides a romantic backdrop for sunset picnics and weddings. The park has picnic facilities, barbecue grills and a concession area. Remember to pack water shoes or flip flops to protect your feet from the coral. Eateries serve local favorites like cracked conch sandwiches.
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You can enjoy the marvelous panoramic vistas from the observation tower of the shipwreck museum or the historic Key West Lighthouse. Snorkelers and divers explore the beautiful reefs and translucent blue water just offshore. A glass-bottom boat enables visitors to view the mesmerizing underwater world as well. You can embark on a dolphin-watching or deep-sea fishing cruise.
The journey on the high-speed ferry to this laid-back haven takes approximately 3.5 hours. The ferry has two climate-controlled passenger decks as well as an upper deck that provides wonderful water views as you travel. The ship is equipped with a galley, flat screen televisions and turbo diesel engines with jet propulsion. You will experience a comfortable ride as you travel to America’s Caribbean Paradise for an overnight adventure in the self-proclaimed Conch Republic.