Key West is on the southernmost tip of the Florida Keys. The island is about 4 miles (6.4 km) long and 2 miles (3.2 km) wide. As of 2000, there were over 25,000 residents in the city of Key West.
Key West has a mild tropical climate and its weather and geographic location has made it one of the hottest vacation spots in the world. Many visitors rent a bicycle and explore the history and architecture of Old Town Key West. Walking tours are also available. The Sunset Celebration at Mallory Square is a daily spectacle for visitors and residents. Boat excursions and tours provide a great way to view Key West from the water.
Key West is home to numerous water recreation activities such as fishing, swimming, kayaking, snorkeling, diving, etc. Some of the most remote and beautiful beaches are in Key West - including crystal blue waters and long stretches of smooth white sand.
*Source - Key West Wikipedia