Cross the Overseas Highway to the Land of Shipwrecks
This is a long, relaxing tour (16 hours), ideal for relief of stress, or for those who enjoy scenery and photography.
Enjoy a scenic drive, about three and a half hours, to this historic island. When we arrive, we will visit the "Southernmost Point in the USA", a popular photo spot. We will explore the island by car, including the beachfront, and Mallory Square (shipwreck museum and shops). Spend some time strolling the famous Duvall Street, full of famous shops and bars, leading to the Marina. We will include an optional visit inside the Hemmingway House, author of "For Whom the Bell Tolls", and "A Farewell to Arms". You will also see the quaint homes, many of which were made of wood from shipwrecks, and restored to the glory of the 1930's. The tour ends at any location in Broward or Miami/Dade Counties.
This tour is for 1 or 2 guests. I can take up to 14 guests by customizing your tour. If there are more than 2 guests, please send me a message and I will send give you a quote
We will depart for the three and a half hour scenic drive to Key West. Enjoy the Overseas Highway, or take a nap along the way. We will drive around the island, as described above. You will have the option to spend time visiting the Hemmingway House, the Shipwreck Museum, Ripley's Believe It or Not, or stroll and shop along Duvall Street for a few blocks, to Mallory Square near the Marina. Locals call this the "Duval Street Pub Crawl"! There are hundreds of choices for a meal, or for drinks, everywhere you turn! Watch the sunset and take great photos!
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I can pick you up at any cruise port or airport, or any hotel in South Florida. You will receive additional contact information when you book the tour.
End location: We can drop you off at either the Miami or Fort Lauderdale Airport, or any hotel or private address in Broward or Miami-Dade Counties. Please provide your drop-off location when you book your tour.
Duration: 16 hours
During the scenic drive, enjoy the view or snooze along the way. There is often heavy traffic among the Florida Keys, but we allow for that extra scenic opportunity.
Your tour will be by private car. The vehicle is available to you throughout the entire tour, customized to where you want to go, and what you want to do. Cost is based on the number of passengers and luggage requirements. For more than 2 people, please contact me for a quote.
Your transportation by private car is included. During the drive, you can enjoy interesting stories and information. There will be time for shopping, drinks and a meal, also. (Food and drinks are not included).
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 USD - Food and drinks are not included. You may bring food with you, or have lunch/dinner during the trip. You may want to buy gift shop items, rent watersports, sailboat tours, or try the many cocktails on offer along Duvall Street. You may want to buy cigars, tropical fashions, artwork or handcrafted items that are abundant around the island. No purchases are required, but you are sure to find interesting food, drinks, and gift items at every turn!
No food or drinks are included. Bring some money for food, drinks, and any gift items that you find appealing.
Pick up at airports or cruise ports require special licensing and fees. Please include your pick-up information, especially regarding any airport or port .