I’m fresh off the plane from Cuba. Yes, CUBA! Let me start off by saying, I will be back soon! From the people, to the architecture and the culture- this country is indeed a hidden jewel. Cuba is one of those places that seems completely out of reach, although its only 90 miles off the coast of Key West, Florida. …
24 NORTH HOTEL KEY WEST Our hotel is located at the point of entry to Key West and convenient to everything in Old Town and across the island. Key West, also known as Cayo Hueso, is a 2-mile-by-4-mile island located at the southernmost tip of the continental U.S. at the tail end of the 120-mile-long Florida Keys island chain, just 90 miles from Cuba. #travel #tours #hotel #accommodation #vacation
Havana is the capital and largest city of the island nation of Cuba, located just 90 miles from Key West, Florida. Citing the grand architecture that characterizes much of the city, Havana’s official nickname is “Ciudad de las Columnas,” or City of Columns. The city of Havana was founded by the Spanish in the 16th century due to its strategic location. #havana #cuba #island #capital #explore #travel #color #digitalglobe #vantagepoint #worldview2 #satelliteimage #satelliteimagery
Diana Nyad getting medical attention after a 111 mile swim from Cuba to Key West~photo by Andy Newman
Havana is the capital and largest city of the island nation of Cuba, located just 90 miles from Key West, Florida. A visit to the city, with its distinctive neighborhoods and rich history is sure to create lasting memories for tourists who are aware of all that Havana has to offer. However, visiting Cuba is a difficult endeavor for most Americans, because of regulations and restrictions enacted by the U.S. government.
President Obama and his family land in Havana Cuba. The presidential trip to Havana is the culmination of a three-year effort to restore ties to the island which sits 90 miles from Key West Florida but has long been off-limits for most American visitors. Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty For more on the president's trip to Cuba: cnnpolitics.com by cnnpolitics
With its unique position 150 miles south of mainland Miami and 90 miles north of Cuba, it’s only natural that Key West would have a rich maritime history. From explorers and pirates to fishermen and the Navy, the waters of Key West have proven ripe for discovery and adventure, as well as strategic territory for the US military. Here’s the ultimate guide to Key West’s maritime history.