Welcome to Key West Florida
Key West, Florida has a long
history of Hispanic influence, including a large population of
Its name is supposedly derived
from the Spanish Cayo Hueso (bone key), as it was presumed to
be an old burial ground.
Salsa enthusiasts will find that
it's a great place for dancing to Cuban music bands, listening
to Latin music or attending a Latin theme party, Cuban theme
party or Latin dance show.
Key West is an island which is
also the southernmost city in the US and it includes Fleming
Key, Sunset Key and part of Stock Island.
This is a key holiday and cruise
ship destination, with many people attracted by the tropical
Key West is a frost free zone
thanks to the nearness of the Gulf Stream and the Gulf of Mexico.
The average high in January is 75 F while in July the temperature
reaches a scorching 90 F.
Like the Caribbean, it's got
cooling trade winds to reduce the heat of summer, making it a
pleasant destination for salsa fans all year round.
Despite being in the hurricane
belt, Key West usually escapes major damage.
Given its location, Key West
is also of strategic military importance. The Key West Naval
Air Station occupies some of the Key West landmass, using this
for training Navy pilots.
While this part is inaccessible
to civilians, the rest of Key West is a mecca for cruise ship
tourists, and hundreds of thousands visit every year. Salsa fans
will enjoy the reminders of the areas Cuban heritage.
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