Skip Mallory Square, where mobs of cruise-ship passengers and street performers gather every evening, and head about 2.5 miles southeast to the quiet setting of White Street Pier, the southernmost spot you can stand on in Key West.
After the show:
Stop by the nearby Casa Marina resort (305-296-3535; casamarinaresort.com) or Louie's Backyard (305-294-1061; louiesbackyard.com) for a very civilized drink. — Photo by Medford Taylor/National Geographic
En español | You've got a free ticket to the longest-running show on earth: the spectacle of a fiery sunset or blazing sunrise.
It’s a show that offers endless variety, whether you watch that sun emerge from behind a mountain range or sink into the sea. You might choose to share it with a cheering crowd or stand in a solitary spot all by your lonesome.
Whatever your pleasure, from Atlantic to Pacific, these solar showplaces offer an unforgettable front-row seat.
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