Speakeasy Inn and Rum Bar
Travel Blogs from Key West
... br> My eight miles this morning are not on the jogging track on Deck 13; instead I try the Promenade route on Deck 7. Fewer laps with less wind and sun.
We have a leisurely morning at sea culminating with a noon arrival in Key West. Looking at a map, one quickly sees why they call it Key West: it is the farthest West of the Florida Keys. I tend to think of it as Key South because of the fact that it is at the end of the road and the ...
Let me start with a history of The Artist House where we are staying. It was built in 1890 by the Thomas Otto family. Famed Key West painter, Robert Eugene Otto, the youngest son, inherited the home. Gene and his wife Anne and family lived here until their deaths in the 70's. It is one of only a few authentic, original buildings on the island.
When Gene was a boy in the house, he had a beloved doll named Robert the Doll. It was given ...
... have done it all day! I would have gone faster but i shared my jet ski with tour leader Liz and the screams from the back seemed to suggest I should slow down. Next on the itinerary, paragliding! 300 ft in the air hanging from a parachute on the back of a speed boat is definitely the way to see Key West! After a spot of lunch we headed out for some snorkelling and checked out the coral reefs and fish. We ...
... chosen from Japan and China in order to eat the bugs that are attracted to the fruit that is set out for the butterflies. Everything was kept perfectly in balance. Casey loved the Orchids too!
We used our trolley ticket from the other day to take a ride down to Mallory Square for lunch. Unfortunately, the trolley was full. However, with that amazing 100% satisfaction guarantee hanging over their heads, they dispatched ...
... much in the evening other than sort out my flight home and eat dinner in the hotel! :-)
The next day we headed into the town and sent all of the postcards we had been meaning to send since Cartagena and went to see the most Southerly point in North America! We drove back up to Miami and Esky dropped me at the airport (having ignored all of the helpful directions offered by the SatNav)
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking