Fun Facts, Key West is known for its sunsets, which draw tourists from all over the U.S. and beyond. Several famous writers have called the island home, including Ernest Hemingway, Robert Frost, and Tennessee Williams. Key West continues to attract artists today with its Bohemian and tolerant atmosphere. It's also the southern most point in the United States, is famous beaches, historic sites and its pastel, conch-style architecture. And it's one of most popular bracelets and anklets! Every Bead is made with the Sand gathered from Key West, Florida.