Certain things come to mind when you think of Key West, like key lime pie, sandy beaches, Ernest Hemingway, and crystal waters. However, Key West is also home to an incredible distillery or two. The three spirit creators on the island are all within about a mile of Southernmost Inn. Located in Old Town, our historic Key West Inn puts you near some of the top activities and attractions in the area while providing a quiet place to call home.

Map Out a Self-Guided Tour of Key West Distilleries

A fun way to experience a unique side of Key West is to go on your own tour of the fantastic distilleries found in the area.

Key West First Legal Rum Distillery

Opened in 2012, Key West First Legal Rum Distillery makes its rums with Florida sugar cane and infusions of flavors like coconut and key lime. Stop by for one of the free daily tours that take place every 20 minutes from noon to 5 p.m. For an extra unique experience, reserve your spot for the private Mojito class, which is up for six people on Fridays and Saturdays. 

Papa’s Pilar Rum Distillery

Named after Ernest Hemingways’ beloved boat named Pilar, Papa’s Pilar Rum Distillery was created to harness Hemingway’s adventurous spirit. The award-winning spirits produced at this Key West distillery are made by combining the finest rums from the Caribbean and Central, North, and South America. 

Key West Trading Company

The brainchild of a fifth-generation whiskey maker from Kentucky, Key West Trading Company creates its world-class spirits by combining modern processes and old-world techniques. Stop by Thursdays through Sundays from 5 to 9 p.m. to enjoy free tastings. Their creations include fantastic vodkas, bourbons, and rums. 

Try Something New during Your Key West Stay

A pool at a Key West inn to relax at after exploring the local distillery scene.From touring by a distillery to giving a new activity a go, you’ll have plenty of ways to step outside your comfort zone when visiting Key West. For cozy accommodations, book your stay at Southernmost Inn. Our historic Key West inn in Old Town offers you a relaxing oasis to call home.

Each of our 38 rooms, made up of six different room types, is newly renovated with modern interiors that provide a comfortable place to unwind at the end of the day. Make the most of your stay by taking advantage of our on-site amenities like the pools and hot tub, continental breakfast, and 24-hour coffee. Call 888-525-0037 to learn more about our accommodations or how to save on your stay.