Key West History And Culture Southernmost Walking Tour
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Meet The Locals, On Foot, At Eye Level
If you’re like us, you think of travel as more than just “going places.” You crave experience and discovery, not just monuments and museums. You want to understand what’s behind the touristic façade that most people never penetrate. That’s why the Southernmost Walking Tour is the best way to immerse you into the history and culture of Key West! When you’re on foot, the world can’t slide past you faster than you can absorb it. You’ll have time – and proximity – to get up close to the region’s culture and natural history.
Start your tour at the famous Cuban sandal factory - Kino Sandals before heading off toward the Southernmost Point of the continental United States. Along the way, our incredibly knowledgeable and well-connected local guides will show you the most popular landmarks and introduce you to local culture. By the time you’re finished, you’ll have a uniquely fun perspective of our tiny island!
We had a great Historic walking tour with A.J. He showed us many areas we would never have seen and all the highlights of Old Town. We loved his many stories about the area. We even visited a cigar factory and a beautiful rooftop where we could see all over the city. Thanks for the memories, A.J.
Alejandro was an excellent guide. He was well prepared and very informative. He patiently waited when we wanted to take pictures. It was a very nice experience
Really enjoyed the walking tour w AJ yesterday! Highly recommend to see parts of Key West off the beaten path.
We had a tour with Alejandro and he was amazing! He was very friendly and extremely knowledgeable about key west history, architecture, and the local plants and animals. He had good restaurant recommendations. He had a great slideshow with him with old pictures of Key West. You could stand in the same spot and see how many of the buildings look exactly the same. He also did a good job of keeping most of the tour in the shade. I would highly recommend this tour!
Outstanding tour full of historical information and many points of interest. AJ was extremely knowledgeable and professional.
My husband and I recently took this tour with AJ in Key West. We had visited Key West many times but we never knew the history as AJ presented it to us. We are history buffs where ever we travel and enjoy learning more about where we travel. WE also appreciate the fact we had a "person tour" with AJ since no one else signed up for the tour. His knowledge about the island was in depth and he was able to answer any question we asked him. I would highly recommend this walking tour to anyone who wants to know more about Key West. He also gave good recommendations about other sites and restaurants to go to while we were staying in Key West. Thank you!
If I could give AJ ten stars I certainly would! He's the kind of tour guide that draws you in with his enthusiasm and love for Key West. We were lucky to have chosen a day when we were the only ones in the tour, but a small-group would've been as amazing. As other tours on the conch train passed us, it was clear that they were only getting quick facts, whereas we were given a full story which in turn made us appreciate Key West and the Old Town neighborhood a lot more.
Key West history walking tour
AJ was our guide, and he was fantastic!! We enjoyed listening to all of his knowledge of Key West then and now. Would very much recommend this tour.
Wonderful walking tour of Key West
AJ is great! He is very knowledgeable of the history of Key West and presents this in an interesting an very informative manner. We highly recommend this tour to get an overview of the major sights and attractions of this most unique town as well.
Walking tour with Alejandro
We had a fantastic walking tour with Alejandro. He took us everywhere around the island and knew all the history. He even had an iPad with old photos of what we were looking at. I’m so glad we did the tour right when we got to Key West so we could see what we wanted to visit again. We definitely recommend this tour!
This tour was an excellent overview of the downtown of Key West , Florida. The pace was perfect and our guide very knowledgeable. When we were left to find our own way back I felt confident in finding my way and the venues I wanted to explore further
Walk a little and learn a lot!
AJ was a great tour guide! He really knows the history of Key West and was very enthusiastic. I highly recommend him!
Personalized Key West Walking Tour by AJ.
What an enjoyable Key West experience! We found AJ to be knowledgeable, personable and best of all flexible allowing us with a memorable walking experience of Key West.
Our group was a smaller intimate size, allowing AJ to gear his tour towards a more individual bases. His pace and information delivery was smooth and succinct allowing us to fully absorb the history and culture.
My wife took advantage of a stop at Kino Sandals by picking up a pair.
Lots of memories, thanks to AJ for taking a ton a pictures!
Lots of information
We were with Alejandro for two hours and we learned about Key West, it's history, architecture, and the people! You will not be disappointed.
Excellent way to explore the history of Key West!
AJ's knowledge and passion for the history of Key West made our tour a great experience! I highly recommend the tour for those up to a couple of hours of well informed sightseeing!
Family friendly and educational
AJ provided an excellent tour. He was extremely knowledgeable about the history of Key West and the sights we saw. The pace of the tour was easy and we saw a lot of historical sights
Who Knew! So Much History
We had a terrific tour of Key West with Alejandro this morning. We started at the west end of town and finished at the Southernmost Point. Along the way we learned so much about the island’s history from Ponce de Leon to Hemingway. Alejandro painted a picture of the old times, over the centuries, in Key West giving us a much greater appreciation of Key West’s role US and World history.
I highly recommend this tour!
As a bonus Alejandro gave us tips on the top sights we should see suring the rest of our time and he emailed us his map of top sights and restaurants, very useful!
Best way to explore Key West!
It was the best walking tour we ever took! It was fun and we learned a lot about history and culture of Key West. AJ was such a great guide that we also booked him for rickshaw tour, which was awesome too! I recommend this tour for everyone. Thank you, AJ!
AJ was exactly what you hope for when you are booking a walking tour! He was extremely knowledgeable, had a iPad to show pictures of the people/places as we came upon them to see how they had or hadn’t changed, he took time to take our picture at memorable spots and we had many laughs along the way! This was the best walking tour we have done and I would highly recommend it to anyone who wants to learn more about Key West history while having a great time! Thank you AJ
Great Way to Learn about Key West
Alejandro or "AJ" was super knowledgeable about the history of Key West from its cigar making heydays, to current day sights and scene. This is a 90 minute tour that goes so quick because it is is chock full of information and provides a fun way to explore and learn alot Key West. AJ uses an IPAD to show old Key West photos and additional information to supplement his tour. We do these in many cities and comparably this is a top notch tour & tour guide
Great walking tour of Key West
This walking tour was one of my favorite activities during our trip. It helped orient us to the island and to learn about its facinating history. We also came away with ideas for what to explore further. AJ was great. I highly recommend the tour.
A great orientation tour on our first day in Key West. Our tour guide, AJ, was fun and informative. Tour lasted around 90 minutes and was well worth the time and cost.
We were very lucky as others had cancelled so the 2 of us were given pretty much a private tour by our excellent guide Alejandro or AJ. Starting at 9 was good as it wasn't too hot and crowds were thin. We learned an enormous amount about the interesting history of Key West in the days before it was a tourist town. AJ also gave us some good tips as to which places would be worth a closer look & emailed us a map to download
Walking Tour of Key West
We truly enjoyed our tour with AJ. He is awesome! He explained the vast history of the area in great detail. Highly highly recommend. Viator never disappoints.
Key West Tour
Lovely tour with Alejandro. Key West has so much history, and we saw it all. If you want to know the real history, here’s the place
Perfect onshore excursion!
We were on the cruise and booked this tour for our day in Key West. It was perfect! The tour was about 1hour 30min, and we were able to learn about key west history and culture. The walk was very pleasant and our guide was great. Thank you, AJ! We will recommend this tour for all our friends that go to Key West.
very kind and knowledgable guide, learned a lot about the history and culture of key west. recommend this tour as a great intro to the city!