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Comox, Canada
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car needed in key west?

do I need a car to run around key west?

Orlando, Florida
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1. Re: car needed in key west?

No car is needed if you stay in old town. We still like to rent bikes or scooters because we like to explore the entire island, but Key West is very walkable. If you stay in new town without a car, you'll most likely want some sort of transportation - hotel shuttle, bus or taxi.

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2. Re: car needed in key west?

Just a good pair of running shoes and shorts (if you're a guy) It would take just under 120 minutes.

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3. Re: car needed in key west?

Don't bother with a car. For less than the price of a rental you can take taxis all week. Mostly plan on walking though. We love Key West for its walkability.

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4. Re: car needed in key west?

Not if you are flying directly into Key West. It is very walkable.

Western...
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5. Re: car needed in key west?

If you are staying in Old Town no car needed.

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In the Country, NY
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6. Re: car needed in key west?

What activities are you interested in doing?

Where are you staying?

How long are you staying?

Comox, Canada
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7. Re: car needed in key west?

staying 7 days

interested in site seeing, town tours, snorkeling, kayaking, sunbathing, museums, duval street, sidewalk cafes, fine dining, theatre, famous homes, farthest point south in U.S.

In the Country, NY
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8. Re: car needed in key west?

Well I think you should be fine without a car, as stated above, and when booking a room just be sure that you are in Old Town.

Have a nice time.

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9. Re: car needed in key west?

You don't necessarily need a car but to really get to know kw, rent bikes and tour all of the island. You'll miss some beautiful views if you restrict yourself to old town only. You definitely have enough time to enjoy.

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10. Re: car needed in key west?

Don't get a car for Key West. It will be a pain. Rent a scooter or a bicycle......much better and easier on the wallet....