Why Key West Was Originally Named "Bone Island

The fierce Calusa Indians were said to leave the remains of their enemies on the beaches of Key West, thus creating Key West's first name, Cayo Hueso... Island of Bones.

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Key West Historic Seaport at The Key West Bight


A two-mile Harborwalk ties it all together and runs from Front to Grinnell Street. Along the walk you'll see schooners, sunset cruisers, cruise ships, charter boats and an amazing variety of Key West residents and visitors.


Key West Historic Seaport at The Key West Bight FAQ's:

Question: Where is the Key West Historic Seaport and Key west Bight Marina?

Answer: The Key West Bight and Historic Seaport (marina) is nestled in the middle of the City of Key West's Seaport properties of Mallory Square located in Old Town or the (historic district).

Question: What is the Key West Bight?

Answer: The Key West Bight is a twenty acre facility featuring more than 100 business, restaurants, open air bars, museums, boutiques, bait shops, markets, dive shops and more. It has become a major destination for those wishing to experience the ways of the old waterfront of Key West.

Question: What water activities does the Bight Marina have to offer?

Answer: You can go sailing on a historic schooner, go diving, fishing, parasailing or take a catamaran trip to the reef. Or take a relaxed walking tour of the Bight and Old Town Key West.

Question: What special events does the area host?

Answer: Memorial Day, 4 th or July, October Fantasy Fest, November Power Boat Races, Christmas/New Year’s, January, Premier Race Week. Mallory Square's nightly Sunset Celebration.

Question: What is the Bight's address?

Answer: 201 William St.
Key West, FL 33040

Editors Choice:
Key West Bight
The city of Key West's Bight and Marina Page, providing a description of the Bight area and marina info, rates, amenities, requirements, directions by water, and by boat.

Best Bight Marina Photos:
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Around thirty Bight Marina photos found with a google search.

In The News:
SCHOONER WHARF BAR HOLDS FAST TO A DISAPPEARING WAY OF LIFEHerald.com provides a article on The Bight's Schooner Warf Bar.

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