The Official Blog of the Key West Historic Seaport2017-02-21T22:01:18+00:00

Exclusive Insider’s Tour Coming to Key West & the Historic Seaport!

Exclusive Insider’s Tour Coming to Key West & the Historic Seaport!   This past May, the Key West Historic Seaport was honored with an award from the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation in recognition of Meritorious Performance in the field of Organizational Achievement. This award acknowledges achievement in preservation done by a group, corporation, neighborhood or other organization. Every year, the Florida Trust hosts a conference and awards ceremony where individuals, organizations, businesses and agencies are recognized for their impact in preserving Florida’s history. This year, the Historic Seaport was nominated for an award and selected to receive recognition in the Historic Landscape category. Representatives [...]

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Red, White & Cruise!

Red, White & Cruise!   Grilling hamburgers and hotdogs, wearing red, white and blue and spending time with family and friends has always been part of celebrating Fourth of July. Whether you’re lighting your own fireworks or just watching them light up the sky, fireworks are an important part of the festivities! Take watching fireworks to the next level by hopping aboard a fireworks cruise! One of the highlights to visiting Key West on any day of the year is watching the breathtaking sunsets. A popular way to watch is on a sunset cruise on a catamaran or [...]

Get Hooked on Fishing!

Get Hooked on Fishing!   Photo Credit: Middle image from Seaborn Charters Spending the day with the warm sunshine on your skin and sailing on a fishing boat is always an adventure and at the Key West Historic Seaport, you’ll find some of the best fishing charters available. Sharks, snapper, grouper, swordfish, mahi mahi, tuna, we’ve seen it all and so can you! Celebrate Father’s Day with a one of a kind fishing trip right here at the Historic Seaport. National Fishing and Boating Week is June 2-10 and it highlights the importance of recreational boating and fishing. The [...]

Make Mother’s Day a Historic One

Make Mother’s Day a Historic One It’s all about Mom this month! Spend Mother’s Day at the Key West Historic Seaport, a family-friendly environment that has something for everyone in the family to enjoy. Start the day off with a comfortable stroll down Lazy Way Lane to find her the perfect authentic gift. The choices are endless as you find the eclectic unique shops and galleries. AER Photography and Art Gallery has a variety of pieces by the versatile, artistic, and well-equipped photographer, Alicia Earle Renner. Also along Lazy Way Lane is Dragonfly and Yours and Mayan Imports. [...]

The Best Place to Watch the Sunset in the World: Key West

The Best Place to Watch the Sunset in the World: Key West Did you know that if you look really close when the sun sets you can see the green flash? When the conditions are right, a green spot is visible above the upper rim of the sun’s disk. Green flashes occur because the atmosphere can cause the light from the sun to separate out into different colors. Locals know of the green flash and make a point of looking for it every night. It is very seldom to not have an incredible sunset in Key West and [...]

It Ain’t Easy Being Green

It Ain’t Easy Being Green St. Patrick’s Day at the Key West Historic Seaport is where you want to be! This is just another reason to party, although a reason is never needed. Pull out the costumes, paint your hair green, put on your dancing shoes and head to the Historic Seaport. You’ll find everything from green beer pitchers to a huge craft beer selection at The Waterfront Brewery. One of the local favorites is a peanut infused beer. While enjoying your fresh brewed draft, check out the massive game room equipped with video games, pool tables, air [...]