The palm trees are tall and beautiful in Key West. Often seen as its own little paradise, this city is impeccable for a quiet destination filled with lots of boating adventures. With so many fishing charters and sailing trips offered, a day here goes by before you realize it. Away from the water, you can also visit The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum to indulge in a bit of history or head to Smathers Beach to soak in the sun and enjoy the fun of various water sports.
If you are in the habit of attending boat shows, it becomes clear that a lot of catamaran manufacturers will make you believe that they have created the perfect yacht. However if you ever have needed to rent a catamaran on the Keys then there are a few reputable places you can find what you need. Tropical yachts offer a very wide array of yachts ranging from 2-4 cabins. These catamarans are known for their innovative design, advanced technology, and super offshore handling.
Hundreds of dolphins call the waters of Key West home and you can come to share a memorable experience seeing dolphins in their natural habitat. You get the chance to indulge your senses as you pass over natural sands through the blue waters of Key West into the playground of dolphins and watch them romp, feed, and play. Search Boatbound for one of the numerous charters. Several will provide you with snorkel equipment, floatation devices, pineapple, Rice Krispies, soft drinks, and even a fresh water shower after the snorkeling.
The uninhabited Saddlebunch Keys are a network of sandy lagoons and mangrove islands that make the jaunt a memorable one especially at sunset. The Keys southern location and its relative absence of large-scale artificial lighting at night provide optimal viewing conditions, attracting professional astronomers as well as amateur astronomers too.
You probably have heard Key West being called Conch Republic. It’s because Key West seceded from the United States in 1982 sort of. In the 90s, the Conch Republic days began as a way to draw tourists to the area celebrating the islands’ attempts at secession. A variety of activities are available on Conch Republic for boating enthusiasts including snorkeling, waterboarding, paddleboarding, and other watersports. You could also tour the Republic by boat to see first hand how the Republic once tried to cede away from the U.S.
Backcountry fishing is the most popular type of fishing charter in Key West. It is always calm, fun, clear, and protected from the winds and the waves of the nearby Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. This has become a popularly chosen fishing ground for many of anglers who want to catch a high volume of tarpon matched with incredible scenery and low probability of getting seasick. You can use just about any type of gear down here to land a monster tarpon. Just imagine landing a 200lb tarpon on a fly rod.