Guided tour

Key West: Hemingway's Life and Local Food Walking Tour

Key West: Hemingway's Life and Local Food Walking Tour

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Walk in the footsteps of Ernest Hemingway on this guided walking tour in Key West. See important landmarks from the author's life and indulge in some delicious local specialties along the way.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Feel closer to the artist as you see where he lived, worked, and played
  • Savor local specialties like street tacos, conch fritters, and key lime pie
  • Step back in time as you see where he wrote “A Farewell to Arms”
  • Admire places where the author fished, boxed, and indulged in drinks
  • Learn incredible facts about the life and times of Ernest Hemingway
Full description

Discover the life of Ernest Hemingway while he lived in Key West on this guided walking tour. Uncover where the author lived, worked, and played. Stop to try three different samples of Key West cuisine as you walk. 

Meet your guide at the front gate of the elegant residence where the author lived during the 1930s, Hemingway House. Make your way to get some local treats to help energize you for your walking tour. Try some delectable food like grilled chicken street tacos, conch fritters, and key lime pie.

Find out where he watched and refereed boxing matches. See where he kept his boat the Pilar. Capture pictures of the bookstore where his books were sold. Stroll by his first apartment in Key West where he finished writing “A Farewell to Arms.”

Make another stop to for some food before visiting where the author used to catch the train. Observe where he used to fish and charter boats. Finally, head to Sloppy Joes which was a favorite watering hole for the writer. 

  • 2-hour walking tour
  • Guide
  • Three food tastings
  • Drinks
  • Hemingway House and Museum entry tickets
  • Tips

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Meeting point

Look for a guide wearing a neon green shirt at the front gate of Hemingway House.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • There are no substitutions available for the tastings
  • This walking tour is moderately paced and suitable for most fitness levels

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