Five Things from Florida's Spring Break - Key West

After a four year hiatus, we took a Spring Break trip to visit my parents in Fort Myers, Florida!

They are in the process of selling their Florida place, so it may be the last time we get to enjoy it. As a result we did all sorts of things we normally don't do.

1. We took the high speed ferry to Key West and spent two days roaming the island, drinking in the azure water and skies.
Lazy Days

Play Time

2. We snorkeled the third largest barrier reef (of course, the largest is in Australia, the second largest is in Belize)
Overhead Star #florida #sailing #keywest
We've snorkeled in Belize and while the water is clearer there, the variety of coral and aquatic life was very similar in Key West.

3. We parasailed:
Endless Summer #florida #keywest #parasail

4. We enjoyed the local fare and had the best coffee, compliments of Cuban Coffee Queen:
Time for Breakfast #florida #keywest #cubancoffeequeen

5. Of course, I took a morning run down Duval street to the Southern most point in the US and watched this sunrise:
Way Down South #shirleyruns #florida #keywest #runhappy #irunoutside

It was a wonderful, warm getaway. We did lots in Fort Myers, too - more to share in the coming days!

Sharing with Nancy's Random Friday

eileeninmd  – (April 3, 2015 at 6:45 AM)  

Looks like a wonderful vacation... Lovely photos.. Happy Easter, have a great weekend!

Nicki  – (April 3, 2015 at 2:34 PM)  

Sounds (and looks) like a perfectly wonderful break.

Ida  – (April 3, 2015 at 3:36 PM)  

Sounds like a fun and exciting trip. I think I would enjoy the high speed ferry ride but maybe not parasailing (I'm afraid of heights). The nice warm sunshine and beaches look so inviting.

A Colorful World  – (April 3, 2015 at 5:40 PM)  

Fantastic trip! You did some memorable and exciting things! Beautiful sunset photo too.

thekreativelife  – (April 3, 2015 at 7:14 PM)  

What a great vacation! Sounds like a perfect place to get away. Love the photos!

Jeanne  – (April 3, 2015 at 8:46 PM)  

Beautiful shots and glad you got to enjoy this place before your parents moved.

Unknown  – (April 4, 2015 at 6:22 AM)  

I love that first picture of Key West. It would be nice to be there right now, when it's 34 feels like 28 out! I would love to run there and watch the sunrise.

Snap  – (April 4, 2015 at 8:11 AM)  

What a wonderful spring break! I've never been to the Keys, but would love to visit. Gorgeous images.

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