Rent KeyWest: The neighboring cottages each have two bedrooms and a kitchen, plus a shared pool. They can be rented individually or as a pair. From $270 a night or $1,750 a week (1-305-294-0990;

Key West Aquarium: Kid-size aquarium with shark feedings and petting opps, a touch tank and sea turtle talks. Open daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $15; $8.60 ages 4-12 (1- 305-296-2051;

Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory: A learning center, gallery and conservatory with hundreds of winged creatures. Open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $12; $8.50 ages 4-12 (1-305-296-2988;

Traveler's information:

Andrea Sachs