Key west is at the end of an archipelago of about 1700 gorgeous islands that make up the florida keys. The southern tip of key west is approximately 90 miles from cuba. The name key west cant be spoken without bringing up images of vibrant colors of orange, coral, peach, red, turquoise and cobalt. You are now approaching the schooner wharf bar, a last little piece of old key west that just keeps getting better with time. An island institution since 1984, this funky open-air bar -- located on the site of the old singleton shrimp factory -- beckons tourists and locals alike with its unique blend of special events , delicious cuisine and great live music. The gay scene of key west is based along duval street in the section between petronia street and angela street. The area is marked by a permanent rainbow crossing so you cant miss it! The gay scene of key west is mainly based between 3 large buildings or complexes. This is easily one of the best gay tours weve ever done! Its led by a world-class-drag-queen who takes your hand and leads you through the gay bars of key west dancing and singing along the way. Its so much fun and a great way to make new friends whilst getting a feel for the gay scene of key west. - see 771 traveler reviews, 285 candid photos, and great deals for key west, fl, at tripadvisor. Most of key wests nightlife, lgtbq and otherwise, happens along and just off of duval street, the main drag that stretches about a mile from atlantic ocean to gulf of mexico.