Car Hire Key West Airport

 


A visit to Key West, Florida can be an unforgettable experience in many ways. Once you land at the airport, rental cars are available but you might want to experience a new mode of transportation in the process. Several Key West car rentals offer electric scooter cars. If you've thought about electric cars but never tested one, rent a unique 2 to 4 passenger vehicle.

One of the most interesting facts about Key West is this is as far south as you can go in the USA. This fantastic place was once home to Ernest Hemingway whose home is open to tourists who may be greeted by the sons, daughters and grands of cats who shared life with him there. Guests can go bar hopping or Duval Crawling as Key West folks say, from Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville to Sloppy Joe's.

To start your touring experience on the best foot, the Conch Tour Train or The Old Towne Trolley takes you on a 90 minute tour all around the town. The tour passes around 100 must see homes and other attraction spots affording a nice way to select sights you would like to give a closer look.

Audubon House is a very interesting place to spend time. This was the home of Captain John Geiger who made his living as a master of ship wreck salvaging. The house was built in 1846 and boasts beautiful tropical gardens filled with orchids and other exotic plants complete with a special lily pond. One visitor to this home was John James Audubon who started out painting scenes around him but soon became captivated with bird identification. Special copper lanterns illuminate the grounds and gardens after dark.

Key West is also home to the Truman White House 'getaway White House'. This mansion especially refurbished for Truman in 1949 was also used by Presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, Carter and Clinton.
In 2001 the 'Truman's Little White House' was the site for peace talks hosted by then Secretary of State Colin Powell.

For those who enjoy ventures on the sea, two 65ft skipjack crafts afford the 19th century experience of plying the waters for sponges and fish. There is no wind and no waves along your journey, just beautiful calm waters affording ideal snorkeling. For 1st timers, the experienced watermen who pilot the skipjacks are qualified to offer all equipment and instruction necessary for a breathtaking underwater experience.