Experience the charms of Key West and explore Hemingway's home.
Sit back and relax onboard the Old Town Trolley as you wind your way through old town Key West. Travel back to a bygone era before civilization, when fierce Indians left their enemy's bones to bleach in a tropical wilderness, naming the island Bone Key. Explore what is now a lush, tropical island and discover the charm and grace of one of America's unique architectural pleasures. En route you'll pass by the Historic Seaport, Southernmost Point, cigar makers shot-gun' houses, wreckers' mansions and unique churches. One of Key West's most famous residents was Ernest Hemingway. On this tour you'll have the chance to exploring the Spanish Colonial style mansion he shared with his family. Hemingway lived on the island from 1931 to 1961 and wrote some of his most famous works were, To Have and Have Not', The Hills of Kilimanjaro', and The Green Hills of Africa'. Much of the family's furniture still adorns each of the rooms, and you can admire his wife's stunning chandelier collection, the centerpiece being hand-blown glass chandelier from Murano. Hemingway's beloved art collection, which includes a replica of the famous cat sculpture, a gift to Hemingway from Pablo Picasso. The original was broken by a thief and was unfortunately beyond repair. At the end of the tour, you will be given the opportunity to remain in town and return to the ship independently.
Essential information. This tour includes approximately 1 hours' walking inside the Hemingway Home.
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