The quirky tropical paradise at the end of the road draws millions of visitors each year, many of who miss out on its true spirit and hidden places. Irreverent, humorous and full of mostly pertinent information, Key West & the Lower Keys Travel Guide will enlighten and entertain, whether you've escaped here for a weekend, a lifetime, or are simply planning an armchair journey from afar.
This guide not only contains a comprehensive rundown of local tips for lodging, eating, drinking and attractions, but takes readers on an honest and unpredictable literary voyage through the Lower Keys; complete with obscure places, tall tales and drinking customs. Other special sections include: trip planning, kids and dogs, RVs and camping, transient boating and marinas, eco-minded businesses, scuba, snorkeling, fishing, rum, local ingredients and products, literary attractions, life wisdoms, hard lessons, achieving world piece, history, nature, wildlife, culture and art, events, land attractions, lodging, eating, drinking and lots of pretty photos. There’s even a Conch pocket translator, so visitors can properly communicate with the locals.
Basically it’s a guide by locals, set to the spirit of the Keys, for everyone who likes the road less taken.
Quixotic Guides are an entirely new breed of guidebook, combining a comprehensive rundown of essential travel details with eclectic storytelling and local insight for a guidebook that is actually fun to read.
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Key West & the Lower Keys Travel Guide
This is a great book! Besides learning a lot, I laughed out loud all the way through, and couldn't put it down. It is written by locals who obviously know and love the Keys. Detailed, with all the travel info you could ever need, it also tells fascinating historical and biographical stories. Written in a breezy style reflecting the spirit of the Keys, and full of beautiful photos, you learn all about the human, animal, and plant inhabitants. There's a helpful chapter on traveling with kids and dogs, and a lot of other info you didn't know you needed but will be happy to have. Every page is a delight, and even the locals love this book. You can easily click on chapter titles to go right to each chapter, and the same goes for subheadings in each chapter. Nifty!
Key West and the lower keys Travel Guide
Very honest, very informative, and funny! A great book to read, enjoy, and use as a good travel reference.