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Florida Keys Pet Friendly Vacation Rentals - Homes, Condos, Cabins and more has hundres of  Florida pet friendly rentals located in the Florida Keys. and pet friendly bed and breakfasts.  Chose one of the following area for complete listings of pet friendly homes, condos, cabins, and more.

Florida Keys

Big Pine Key
Cudjoe Key
Duck Key
Grassy Key

Key Colony Beach

Key Largo
Key West

Long Key
Summerland Key

Key West - Old Town
The original Key West settlement on the western part of the island is called "Old Town" and comprises the Key West Historic District. It includes the major tourist destinations of the island, including Mallory Square, Duval Street, the Truman Annex and Fort Zachary Taylor. It is where are found the classic bungalows and guest mansions.

Generally, the structures date from 1886 to 1912. The basic features that distinguish the local architecture include wood-frame construction of one- to two-and-a-half-story structures set on foundation piers about three feet above the ground. Exterior characteristics of the buildings are peaked "metal" roofs, horizontal wood siding, gingerbread trim, pastel shades of paint, side-hinged louvered shutters, covered porches (or balconies, galleries, or verandas) along the fronts of the structures, and wood lattice screens covering the area elevated by the piers.

Key West Popular annual events
A float during the 2007 Fantasy Fest parade, the culminating event of the week-long event. In the background is the La Concha Hotel.Key West Race Week - international sailing event January
Key West Literary Seminar January
Conch Republic Independence Celebration April 23
Taste of Key West - April
Red Ribbon Bed Race April
Survivors Party May
Queen Mother Pageant May
PrideFest June
Cuban-American Heritage Festival June
Hemingway Days Festival July
WomenFest September
Fantasy Fest October
Goombay Celebration October
Robert the Enchanted Doll Day October 24
Parrot Heads in Paradise Convention (aka Meeting of the Minds) (November 5 - 8 in 2009)
Boat and Holiday Parade December

Key Largo
Key Largo is connected to the mainland in Miami-Dade County by two routes. The Overseas Highway, which is U.S. Highway 1, enters Key Largo at Jewfish Creek near the middle of the island and turns southwest. Card Sound Road connects to the northern part of Key Largo at Card Sound Bridge and runs southeastward to connect with County Road 905, which runs southwest and joins U.S. 1 at about mile marker 106. These routes originate at Florida City on the mainland.

Key Largo is a popular tourist destination and calls itself the "Diving Capital of the World" because the living coral reef a few miles offshore attracts thousands of scuba divers and sport-fishing enthusiasts.

Key Largo's proximity to the Everglades also makes it a premier destination for kayakers and ecotourists. Automotive and highway pioneer and Miami Beach developer Carl G. Fisher built Key Largo's famous Caribbean Club in 1938 as his last project.

The island gained fame as the setting for the 1948 Humphrey Bogart-Lauren Bacall film Key Largo, although it was filmed entirely on a Warner Brothers sound stage in Hollywood. The island's post office in Rock Harbor, which had been named after a nearby cove, changed its name to Key Largo after the film's success and pressure from local businesmen. It did this so that everyone living north of Tavernier would have a Key Largo address and the cancellation would say Key Largo instead of Rock Harbor.





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