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CorkSoaker
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Key west

Planning a 10 year anniversary trip in July. Any recs are greatly appreciated. Neither of us have ever been.


Geauxld Finger
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re: Key west
Ah you took my advice!


Gaston
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Dirty Coast
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re: Key west
My advice was way better. It'll be hot as frick and too close to what he already has access to, albeit KW is a large step up from the MS coast.


Geauxld Finger
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re: Key west
where did you suggest?


Gaston
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Dirty Coast
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re: Key west
Telluride.

I lived there for a summer back in the day and it is amazing place. You can't count the number of waterfalls in walking distance on both hands. 10 steps off of the road and you're in nowhere, hike over the first ridge in any direction and it's breathtaking. Fields of flowers and...oh frick it...KW will be great too.


CorkSoaker
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Biloxi, MS
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Ah you took my advice!


Yes! Thank you so much! That was exactly what I was looking for. Nonstop flight. In us. Husband loves beaches and clear water. A win win. Leave on fri. Come back home on Monday. Thanks again for the rec. I knew I could count on the ot.

Any hotel recs is greatly appreciated as well


CorkSoaker
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re: Key west
Thank you for your advice as well. Key west better fits our personality I think. I do appreciate the advice though

I like it hot--the hotter the better for me


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Neauxla
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re: Key west
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Planning a 10 year anniversary trip in July
Better than Sex. Your wife will love it.
This post was edited on 10/17 at 4:52 pm


Geauxld Finger
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Telluride.


i've been. really nice, but it isn't easy to get to and tough for a 3 day trip. I had an uncle that lived in Durango so we took a day trip to Telluride.


Neauxla
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re: Key west
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Husband loves beaches and clear water
What Beaches?


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Geauxld Finger
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Any hotel recs is greatly appreciated as well


considering the time of year is "off time" you can probably get some good deals on sites like expedia.


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silstang23
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re: Key west
FYI Key West doesn't have much at all for beaches but is still a wonderful trip. S.O. and I went in 2010 and stayed at the Casa Marina Waldolf Astoria which has it's own private beach. I think it's one of the nicest hotels on the island. As far as food, we went back a couple times to a Mexican restaurant called Salsa Loca. We ate at a bunch of other restaurants which were all hit or miss. Rent a scooter/moped to tour the island. You really get that island feel riding around on one of those.

Casa Marina
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glassman
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Husband loves beaches


Beaches kind of suck in Key West. Basically all man made.

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clear water.


Definitely have that though. Best in the continental US for sure.


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Gaston
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Dirty Coast
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re: Key west
Cork is much less high maintenance than my wife. Last year was our tenth and I spent 18 days driving all the frick over France.


silstang23
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I spent 18 days driving all the frick over France.


That doesn't sound fun at all


glassman
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Your wife will love it.


She isn't married to a chick.


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Gaston
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Dirty Coast
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At least the car was a stick shift.

I just kept going around the traffic circles until my wife figured out in which direction we should go. It was hairball driving on the coast too.


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CITWTT
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baton rouge
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re: Key west
Eat some kitty gumbo, they make it pretty good I hear.


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CorkSoaker
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Biloxi, MS
Member since Oct 2008
4655 posts

re: Key west
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France


Not on my bucket list at all

Didn't realize that about the beaches. I still think he will love the idea. He will be super excited that I am even considering going some place like that. He probably thinks the farthest I would go is new orleans. I very rarely leave the kids but I recognize this is an important anniversary and want to treat it as such.


glassman
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You will have fun, Key west is a very cool place. Unless your husband is homophobic.


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