the U.S., is open to beachgoers, hikers and
snorkelers taking one of four glass-bottom
boats. Snorkeling tours and dive excursions
operate daily, weather permitting. Powerboat rentals remain closed.
In the Lower Keys, Calusa Beach on
Bahia Honda State Park’s northwest side is
open but Bahia Honda’s Loggerhead and
Sandspur beaches are closed.
New Land Attractions
Teambuilding events are offered at the new
Key West Room Escape, located on the first
floor of Casa Antigua, a private residence
built in 1919 that was originally one of Key
West’s first hotels. It was also where author
Ernest Hemingway and his wife Pauline
stayed when it was known as the Trev-Mor
Hotel in the late 1920s.
The escape room experience, Escape the
Study, is offered for groups of two to eight.
The 60-minute experience requires participants to communicate and work together
to escape by figuring out clues and solving
puzzles. Two more rooms, called Jail Break
Havana and Pirate Treasure Hunt, will soon
Organizers of the Key West Literary Sem-
inar now operate the Old Town Literary
Walking Tour, departing from the pink-
walled Monroe County Public Library. An
entertaining guide leads the 90-minute
tour sharing stories of Key West writers and
their works. The tour features the former
homes and favorite haunts of Tennes-
see Williams, Shel Silverstein, Thomas
McGuane, Ernest Hemingway, Elizabeth
Bishop and Robert Frost, among others.
Each tour can accommodate 12 guests.
And for those who must taste the sig-
nature dessert of Key West, the Key West
Key Lime Pie Company now offers private
group classes where guests can learn how
to make the Florida Keys’ tangy dessert, be-
lieved to have been created by “Aunt Sally,”
a cook for Key West’s first millionaire and
ship salvager, William Curry, in the 1800s.
Fishermen made the dessert onboard
their vessels with simple ingredients that
didn’t require refrigeration. Class participants create their mini-Key lime pies of
graham cracker crust, Key lime filling and
whipped topping in a live kitchen.
Nothing will breathe new life into your business like a few days in
The Florida Keys. From Key Largo to Key West and all stops in-between,
you’ll discover meeting venues, dining spots, attractions and tours
designed to help inspire productivity and help you relax. Bottom line?
Your business will soar.
Put the wind back in your sales.
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