Stories, viewpoints and articles about our funny little island, written by the editors of Key West Travel Guide

Ban Sunscreens that Harm Coral Reefs

Key West should ban sunscreens that harm the coral reef. We support reef-safe sunscreen legislation.

5 Tourist Traps to Avoid on Your Key West Vacation

Avoid these 5 tourist traps to keep your Key West vacation relaxing and enjoyable Key

We Just LOVE These Tiny Key West Houses by Artist Ronny Bailey

Local fine folk artist skillfully builds tiny replicas of old Key West buildings from found

Key West Album Art

Albums and records from recording artists using the name Key West While searching the history

Dry Tortugas National Park Fee to Increase. Again.

Just three years since the last increase, entrance fees are again rising, from $10 to

19 Florida Keys Environmental Regulations You Should Know

The beautiful ecosystem of the Florida Key is fragile and protected by state and federal

Key West Race Week Organizer Discusses Event Cancellation

Contributing factors include declining participation, a changing sport, sponsors and costs For thirty years, sailboat

What You Get in 2016 Key West – $799,000

Price comparison of houses currently for sale in the Key West area What will $799,000

MTV’s The Real World – Key West, 10 Years Later

MTV reality show had cast members living outside of Key West in pricey house Ten

Some Basics: Florida Keys Geography & Early History

Learn about the Florida Keys vast history and unique geography The “keys” are a chain

Dry Tortugas Entrance Fee Doubles, Camping Fees Changed

First fee increase in 18 years affects daily visitors and overnight campers. Visiting one of

Track of Hurricane Irma: Center Narrowly Misses Key West

Despite news reports, Key West was not wrecked; the storm’s eyewall passed just 20 miles

Pictures of Key West Five Months After Hurricane Irma

Five months after a major hurricane narrowly missed Key West, the island has no major

Key West’s For-Profit Hospital & Reported Price Gouging by its Owner, Community Health Systems

Study shows Florida’s for-profit hospitals are charging the highest markups for services. The numbers are

Pigeons “Smuggled” Cigars from Cuba to Key West

Artist Duke Riley, in a 2013 statement about Cuba-US relations, used homing pigeons to fly

Pac-Man on the Streets of Key West

For a limited time, Google Maps lets you play the retro game in Key West

HOORAY! jetBlue Now (Sort of) Flying to Key West!

Discount airline to drive down airfare prices for Key West. Already jetBlue has lowest fare

Liberal Key West in Increasingly Conservative Monroe County

Chart showing how the Monroe County districts voted for Governor. Liberal Key West overwhelmingly voted

Appellate Court Rules White Roofs Permissible in Key West Historic District

Opens door to major energy savings for residents and businesses of sunny and hot Key

REPORT: Parrotfish Now Key to Caribbean Reef Survival

Without action, coral reefs could disappear from Caribbean in 20 years. In a comprehensive report

CAUGHT ON SATELLITE: Key West Cruise Ship Causing HUGE Silt Plume

Cruise ships are already too large for the shallow Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Yet

INFOGRAPHIC: Key West’s Glass Ceiling

Few women have broken through the wage disparity with men. Have you ever wondered what

Key West Travel Guide Is Against Dredging for Cruise Ships

  There is already too much pressure on our eco-system and quality of life to