Historic Key West Walking Tour
- 1-2 Hour Walking Tour
- Get an Overview of Key West's History
- See Diverse Architectural Styles
- Learn About U.S. Navy Influences
- Available November Through May
Starting with the era of wrecking through the eras of sponging, cigar manufacturing, US naval influences, Key West has witnessed many different groups of people come and go, each leaving their own marks on this unique island. On our two-hour Historic Key West Walking Tour, you will be able to see the many historical influences that have created the Key West of today.
The walking tour has a few main themes. The first is architecture. The historic Old Town district of Key West contains the largest collection of wooden frame buildings in Florida. There are over 3,000 historic homes and historic sites in this area, 300 of which are registered under the National Register of Historic Places. Another predominant theme of the tour is the naval influence of Key West. See some of the spots that were important in the US military and learn about other maritime influences.
While walking through the narrow streets of Key West, you will also be treated to the soothing scents of various flowers such as orchids, gardenias, and bromeliads. All tours feature an entertaining and knowledgeable tour guide who will fill you in on the history and facts of the stops and sights you will see along the way.
Is there parking available?
Parking is available at Mallory Square or The Westin Parking garage.
How much walking is involved?
The tour is approximately 1 1/4 miles.
It is your responsibility to make sure you are aware of and understand all restrictions pertaining to this tour before booking online or over the phone. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are medically qualified and within any limits listed below in order to participate in this activity. No refunds will be given to those who reserve a spot and can not participate due to the restrictions listed below. For more information please read our cancellation policy and terms and conditions page or call our staff with any questions regarding your ability to participate.
- Tour only operates from November through May. June through October this tour is closed for the Summer months.
- Schedule is subject to change. Please call the number on your E-Ticket upon arriving in Key West to re-confirm details for your tour
- Limited spots available and reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance