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Fun and Free Things To Do Around the Conch Republic


Here we will be discussing the various things to buy or do under a budget in the conch republic. You can even have fun for almost COMPLETELY FREE! Absolutely free! Visiting these places or purchasing free stuff is absolutely doable, especially for visitors on a tight budget. As there are spots and places that one can enjoy easily without the worry of having to spend cash on extra things like an entry ticket all the while they can enjoy and the most they will spend would be on food or refreshments.

Hence, mentioned below are a number of places you can visit around the republic for free:

Visit a Local Beach for Relaxation


Although there are paid beaches as well as resorts on the tropical republic of the conch there are also free beaches that are open 24/7 for locals as well as visitors to take the time of day to sunbathe, tan, take a swim, surf, a beach picnic and a number of other things one can do at the beach for fun.

Snap a shot at the US 1 mile marker 0


The Us 1 mile marker 0 is an end to a long highway of the United States that is situated in Key West. People, especially tourists often visit the marker by taking a long walk or running a marathon, reaching the end, and taking a picture with the marker. This is a famous activity that is carried out by the locals as well.

Take a Leisure Walk Down Duval Street


Duval Street is known as the most famous street in the republic. It is a famous tourist spot renowned for its restaurants, bars following the nightlife that exists in the Key West conch republic. You can simply explore the street, get free souvenirs, and walk-in stores to explore, window shop as well as eat. The only part here that might require money is the eating as the street is visited by most people looking to find a nice spot to eat at as well as enjoy the view and the chill ambiance of the area.

Become a Part of the Sunset Celebration that takes place in Mallory Square


There is a famous celebration that takes place in Mallory Square situated in the micronation Key West. People go there early in the afternoon to enjoy other activities that take place at the square then stick around till the sunset which is celebrated with a number of fun activities that involve magicians, musicians, comedians, artists, vendors and people that perform stunts. The fun is brought to an end by a beautiful sunset that happens once all the fun has taken place, a moment of quiet and bliss occurs after which everyone proceeds with whatever else they might be doing. The sunsets in the republic are an absolutely beautiful sight worth experiencing especially since nature is both beautiful and FREE!

Nancy Foresters Secret Garden in Key West

Nancy Forester is a nice little lady that has been rescuing lost parrots for over thirty-five years now. She keeps them in her backyard and has created for the birds an environment where the birds can feel homey living, especially since there are other parrots just like them so no bird feels lonely or abandoned in Nancy’s garden.

People visit her secret little backyard garden and get the chance to meet and praise her for the selfless act she has been conducting for many years. She continues to save more birds besides parrots and does everything in her power to learn about the creatures and all the information regarding taking care of the creatures and the environment best suited for them.

Ghost Hunting in Micronation, Key West


As already mentioned under the above title the ghost stories regarding the conch republic are famously known by the locals of the state and area. All types of haunted stories related to the state are in the knowledge of the citizens of Key West, everything from haunted romance and tragedy to stone-cold murder mysteries is part of the conch haunted tradition. The most famous one is “Robert the Doll” as already told previously.

A not-so-friendly saloon known as Tony’s Saloon is located in the vicinity and about it circulates the famous story of how a blue gown-wearing lady hung from the tree inside the bar still ghost haunts the premises to this day spreads horror. If you are one that takes great pleasure in mystery, myth, and haunted galore then this is the perfect side of the micronation for you to visit, explore and get to know.

Butterfly and Nature Conservatory in Conch republic, Florida


The Key West butterfly conservatory is home to many different species of butterflies other insects and some animals such as the beautiful pink flamingos that decorate the lake inside the conservatory marvelously, adding to the beauty of the natural aura of the place. An acrylic combination of colors and shadows is exhibited in an area to relate with the beauty of the butterflies and show the significance of color with these beautiful winged creatures.

Over sixty species of butterflies soar through the sky, sit on flowers and grace the visitor’s eyes with their presence. It is truly a sight to behold. Anything that has wings is attracted to the nature conservatory and lives inside it. Its famous exhibit is known as the “Wings of imagination” is a crowd favorite and supports renowned artists whose work is displayed in the conservatory.

Hence, these are a few of the things that one can become part of when running under a budget in the conch republic. All the activities are just as fun and free of cost. Making the experience of those partaking fully serene and unforgettable.

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