The Key Wester | A Key West Blog

Come and get away from it all - visit Key West, Florida. Whether you are a Key Wester for the day, a week or life. Island Genn's Key West blog guides you to the best parts of our Southernmost Island city. A collection of island tips on accommodations, restaurants, lifestyle, events and activities.

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Seven Fish Restaurant Review

My husband and I decided that our Friday date night would be dinner at Seven Fish, and I was super excited! Thankfully, I called to make reservations. If I hadn't, our date night would have been ruined as they only had two slots still opened! So the … [Read More...]

2016 Key West Thanksgiving

I love the Thanksgiving holiday. When sharing favorites like turkey and pumpkin pie with family and close friends, what's not to love? Especially for foodies! If you are visiting Key West this Turkey Day, have no fear! You will still be able to enjoy … [Read More...]

2016 Super Boat International Offshore Races

Power boat racing has been a huge event in Key West for many years. And in just a few days the island will host the 36th annual world championship Super Boat races. This is where the worlds biggest and fastest power boats come to Key West to compete … [Read More...]

Croissants de France Bakery & Pastries – Stock Island

Croissants de France has opened a second location on Stock Island. On one had, this is amazing because I work on Stock Island and when I want a croissant I am only three minutes away. On the other hand, I am just three minutes away from a croissant … [Read More...]

Key West Restaurants

Seven Fish Restaurant Review

My husband and I decided that our Friday date night would be dinner at Seven Fish, and I was super … [Read More...]

Croissants de France Bakery & Pastries – Stock Island

Croissants de France has opened a second location on Stock Island. On one had, this is amazing … [Read More...]

Blue Macaw Island Eats and Bar | Review

I was out shopping with my girlfriend Dianne the other day when we decided to grab a quick bite for … [Read More...]

El Meson de Pepe’s: Review

Since 1985, the family run El Meson de Pepe's has been serving Cuban food to residents and visitors … [Read More...]

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Key West History

Conch Republic

You may have heard Key West referred to as the Conch Republic. That is because in 1982, Key West … [Read More...]

Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum

At one time in the 1800's, more than one hundred ships per day sailed by Key West with at least one … [Read More...]

East Martello Fort & Museum

I have lived in the Keys since the 1990's, and in all if this time I had never been inside the East … [Read More...]

Key West Resident Profiles: Ernest Hemingway

Today would have been Ernest Hemingway's 115th birthday, and Key West always has a week long … [Read More...]

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