Dolphin & Whale Watching, Key West

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Sail along the scattered islands of Florida Keys on a dolphin- and whale-watching tour from Key West. This family-friendly marine adventure takes you to some premium snorkeling spots, including coral reefs and shipwrecks, where you can get close to sea turtles, stingrays, and colorful fish. You can even ask your captain to lend you spear fishing gear and try to bring aboard a lobster dinner. If not, enjoy the refreshments available on board. Half-day tours are the standard, but shorter options are also available for those on a tight schedule.
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Where to stay in Key West

To explore the best of what Key West has to offer on foot, stay near Old Town, a picturesque neighborhood famous for its streets lined with tropical trees and gardens. Most hotels in this area feature rooftop decks, where you can meet friends for cocktails and enjoy ocean views at sunset. If you don't mind driving to where most of the action is, consider staying at a budget-priced inn or bed and breakfast on the eastern end of the island.
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