Driving from South Beach to Key West

Although we didn’t drive on our own but hired a car that comes with a driver from Keys Transportation, we were lucky because Dave was super friendly and knowledgeable. He knew his way around, the history, including what time was best to leave to avoid traffic, exciting places to visit in the keys. Dave also went extra miles by taking us to some of the exciting places, as well as stopping at Winn Dixie for us to do some grocery shopping!

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Key West

“Why did the chicken cross the road? – To get to the bar”. This scene is typical in Key West, often we see one crossing over the road to a Pizza shop, hanging out by the local bars as well as to the Courthouse. Key West with the population just over 25,000 is only about 8 square miles, and at one point, about ten percent of the city’s population were chickens! Why? Because there are protected by law in Key West! 

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Key Largo

Measuring about 50km long, Key Largo is the largest island of the keys, and the name originates from the Spanish Cayo Largo – Long Key. This island is a great place to appreciate nature, with the John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Everglades National Park and the Dolphins lagoon nearby. Located about 112km from where we first touched down in South Beach Miami, we stopped for three nights on this island on our journey to Key West.

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San Antonio

Travel story in San Antonio from the moment I left Houston. A short review on the hotel we’ve stayed for two nights in Red Roof+ and also eatery places such as in Mi Tierra Cafe and Riverwalk San Antonio area. Find out the food and drink prices at Lone Star Cafe, Club Sirius, The Ticket Sport Bar, Bier Garten, and also Dick’s Last Resort.

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