Come Sail Away at the Port of Key West
Sunny Florida welcomes thousands of visitors every year who come to Key West to embark upon a cruise ship or to put in on a port of call to this beautiful southern passenger cruise ship seaport. The image on this lovely souvenir from Florida is captured on a Worldwide Gifts fridge magnet and is a fantastic keepsake from your ocean voyage.
Cruises leave from the Port of Key West and venture into the waterways of the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, the Bahamas, the Caribbean, along Florida rivers, and amongst the islands of the Florida Keys. The first cruise ship to put into the Port of Key West was the Sunward, which moored in the Key West bay in 1964. Since then, hundreds of cruise ships have set sail from Key West.
Plan a Southern Cruise from Key West, Florida
There are quite a few prominent cruise ships that include Key West in their itineraries. Carnival Cruises, Disney Cruises, American Cruise Lines, Royal Caribbean and other well -known cruise lines put in at Port Key West. While you are waiting to leave on your cruise, or while you are spending a day during your cruise visiting Key West, there are many things you can enjoy seeing and doing in this beautiful southern city.
The Key West Lighthouse is a notable landmark and provides great photo opportunities, and the Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory offers a pleasant atmosphere and interesting, beautiful sites. Literary afficianados enjoy touring the ernest Hemingway House, and history buffs may like to see the Harry Truman Little White House. Snorkeling, jet ski rides and dolphin watching round out your adventures in the Port of Key West.