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Everything you need to know about the Conch Republic. Keep up on local events, nightlife and activities while in Key West.

5 Reasons to Run the Southernmost Marathon in Key West

August 17, 2017 | Activities

The Southernmost Marathon in Key West is like no other in the States, and The Gates is a proud host for the event.

3 Scenic Running Routes in Key West

August 08, 2017 | Activities

At about a mile wide and 4 miles long, Key West still offers its fair share of stunning running trails unlike anywhere else in the U.S. With its stretches of ocean and bright, blue skies, and warm climate, running in Key West probably isn’t what you’re used to at home.

Lobsterfest 2017

July 31, 2017 | Key West Events & Festivals

Lobster season is a big deal here in Key West. And when it’s opens, we can’t help but party in honor of our favorite crustacean.

The Gates Guide to the Best Key Lime Pie in Key West

July 25, 2017 | Food & Dining

In Key West we take our key lime pie seriously. It’s an art form - sweet, tart, creamy, with just a little crunch from that graham cracker crust.