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Saturday, April 12, 2014

"K" is for Key West, Not a National Park, a National Treasure

"Wine at Key West" ©Mary Montague Sikes
In my search for National Parks I want to visit again, I thought about Key West which, while not a park, is a National Treasure. There is something about the atmosphere at the most southern point of our country that makes even a glass of white wine on the porch overlooking the ocean very special.

As I scroll through photographs taken there, I long to return. I want to stroll along the quaint streets, visit the museum on the water that houses Hemingway treasures, and even take the ghost tour once more.

The sunsets are spectacular as one watches for the green flash of light just as the sun settles into the water. Camera in hand, I dream of another visit to a destination filled with charm and wonder. I dream of Key West.

"Sunset" ©Mary Montague Sikes
"Key West Foliage" ©Mary Montague Sikes


Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

I've been to Miami, but would like to venture farther south next time.

Fanny Barnes Thornton said...

Key West with spectacular sunsets - it sounds so romantic.
I'd like to visit any US National Park, but this sounds glorious.

Donna Sexton said...

The sunsets are so beautiful there. I had to skip Hemingway's house. I am allergic to cats. We had the most delicious Cuban food but I can't remember the name of the restaurant. Such beautiful pictures!

Laura Clipson said...

It sounds and looks lovely.

Mary Montague Sikes said...

Alex, the drive from Miami is unforgettable.

Fanny, it's not a National Park, but it's a very special and memorable place.

Donna, it's a little of the Caribbean within our states! Thanks!

Laura, it's a place for the bucket list!

SA Larsenッ said...

We were blessed with taking a business trip to the Keys a few years ago. What an amazing place!

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Mary Montague Sikes said...

Thanks for visiting, Sheri!