“I would walk along the quais when I had finished work or when I was trying to think something out. It was easier to think if I was walking and doing something or seeing people doing something they understood.”

            – Ernest Hemingway

Hemingway walked because he was a true islander. He knew that with 12 months a year of sunny weather, and so much to see and do, Key West is best enjoyed on foot. Sure, a lot has changed since those days, but one thing is still as true as ever – our little corner of paradise is made for walking.

Key West is only 4 miles by 2 miles. So with a good pair of walking shoes or a sturdy pair of flip-flops, nothing is really out of reach. Stroll up and down Duval Street (and, perhaps, make a few pub stops along the way). Or, wander into our cozy neighborhoods and side streets where the great history and architecture of Key West is revealed in sunny splendor.

Walking and Biking Timetable (in minutes)

Key West Finest Guides – Perfect for walking, biking or the Duval Loop

If you are looking for the best way to walk around Key West we recommend grabbing one of Key West Finest’ On Duval and Off Duval Guides. They know Key West better than anyone else on the island. You can find their guides at all the locations listed on their guides, lots of hotels and inns and you’ll find them on the Duval Loop. Check out their website and follow their amazing Facebook page too – 200,000 plus Followers can’t be wrong.

Key West Finest On Duval Guide:

Key West Finest Off Duval Guide

Key West Finest Walking Tours

Checkout the Seaport District walking tour, Central District walking tour or the Hemingway District walking tour.

Other Key West Walking Tours

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