Dave's ready to party in Key West, Fla., July 5, 2007.
The Key West crowd poses in front of The Early Show's Winnebago Destination at Mallory Square in Key West, Fla., July 5, 2007.
A look at two ingots recovered from the ill fated Spanish galleon Atocha, which sank in 1622 during a hurricane near Key West, Fla. The marked ingot, left, showed that the 20 percent tax to the King of Spain had been paid. The lack of any marking on the larger ingot, right, indicated that it was being smuggled.
Amy Tulver, left, from the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum in Key West, Fla.
Dave Price sets the rules for the key lime pie eating contest: no hands and no glasses.
A face full of key lime pie was our intrepid correspondent's prize along with the gratitude of all who enjoyed the shenanigans.
The pulsing rhythms of the family group Thunder from Down Under delighted everyone as they loudly demonstrated the Bahamian carnival culture of Junkanoo in full costume.
Sharing in the fun during The Early Show's stop in Key West were campers and counselors of Sea Camp, a residential summer science camp.
Some of Key West's finest!
The Early Show producer Steve Cohen is flanked by Pamela Childs, left, and Rhonda Florence. They are the associate editors of Key West's Travel Host magazine and host a cable TV show called the "Buzz of Key West."
Dave Price does a weather segment from sunny Key West, Fla., July 5, 2007.
Dave Price with "Great American Vacation" recipients Kurt Stephens and his wife, Carol. Dave Price surprised the couple with a trip to the Caribbean.
As the sun rose over Mallory Square in Key West, Fla., Howard Livingston's 24 Mile Marker band gave the roosters and the crowd something to crow about with their lively island music.
High above the Key West crowd, a daredevil walks the wire at Mallory Square.
At right is the only vessel in Key West that could dwarf the Winnebago Destination!
Dave Price chats with a new friend.
Thanks for everything Key West! Next stop: the Outer Banks of North Carolina.