This is a seasonal tour operating November-May.
Historic Key West Walking Tour
Key West, Florida, USA
- The “Little White House” Experience: Originally built in 1890 for naval officers’ quarters on the waterfront, President Harry S. Truman made Key West his winter home post WWll and many of his personal items of interest are on view
- Key West: Enjoy a leisurely 1.4-mile stroll viewing architectural gems, tropical plants and unique cultural sites and attractions as well as the nautical history that make the United States' southernmost city so unique.
About this Key West, Florida tour
Numerous well known figures have visited and lived in Key West. President Harry S. Truman stayed on the island 11 times during his presidency from 1945 until 1953. He spent a total of 175 days on the U.S. Naval Base, which served as a southern White House. The only presidential museum in Florida, the Harry S. Truman Little White House is a featured stop on the tour.
Ernest Hemingway fans unite! Taking the Historic Key West Walking Tour of Old Town mansion, you will meet the author’s six-toed pet cat descendants that roam the Earnest Hemingway House Museum grounds, and who were not his only friends and inspiration. Hemingway lived large, adjacent to the Lighthouse from 1931 to 1961, and the Nobel Prize winning novelist wrote many of his books from this mystical place.
The spirit of Hemingway comes alive there and you can feel it!
The city has more than 3,000 historic homes and sites that date back to the Victorian Era and over 10 percent of Florida's largest collections of these wood frame buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Please proceed to the Shipwreck Treasure Museum, 1 Whitehead Street, Key West to meet our GoBe Rep.
Reservations are required at least 48 hours in advance. Plan to arrive at your meeting location 15 minutes prior to tour departure.
You will receive a complimentary photo handout at the beginning of the tour.
Full participation may require extended periods of walking over even and uneven surfaces, or steep terrain. There may be steps, inclines, cobblestone surfaces, and extended periods of standing. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
Walking Tour, Scenic, Cultural
Tour Participation Requirements
This experience is rated moderate. Full participation may require extended periods of walking over even and uneven surfaces, steep terrain and/or water activity in a slight current. There may be steps, inclines, cobblestone surfaces, and extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitations should take this into account.
Suitable for all ages. Under 4 participate free of charge.
Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.
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