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Best things to do in Florida Keys

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

National Park
“Wild Florida! See unique birds, fish and reptiles while traveling down narrow lakes and creeks and even through incredible mangrove tunnels! Everglades National Park has it all!! ”
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Tourist Information Center
“The Everglades National Park covers 1.5 million acres of swamp lands home to alligators, snakes, crocodiles and a whole host of birds. As well as walking trails and boardwalks to for wildlife viewing, one of the most exciting way to see the everglades is aboard a high speed airboat! T Taking visitors deep into the marshes and streams, the airboat tour is guaranteed to entertain and is the best way to see alligators.”
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Premise
“John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park is a Florida State Park located on Key Largo in Florida. It includes approximately 70 nautical square miles of adjacent Atlantic Ocean waters. It was the first underwater park in the United States. The park was added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 14, 1972”
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Park
“So much to see here.... one of our favorite areas to visit in the park....? Shark Valley!!!”
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Beach
“Beautiful scenery and crystal clear beaches for the family and romantic getaways.”
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State / Provincial Park
“Go on a snorkeling or diving excursion to the beautiful reefs off of Key Largo. ”
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Harbour / Marina
“I highly recommend this place. Besides having a restaurant and bar by the water, it is a unique place to feed Tarpons. There's a small fee to access to the dock and to buy a bucket of sardines to feed the Tarpons. These are huge fish that come out to the water to feed from your hand. Lots of fun for all ages. There are a lot of small shops in the property selling all sorts of Keys arts and crafts. You can also rent kayaks and paddle to Indian Key just on the other side of the bridge. You can actually dock on Indian key and walk around the former ancient indian settlement.”
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History Museum
“How can one come all the way to the tip of the US and not see Papa’s house? A part of American literature and history. If in Key West, I suggest you stop in. ”
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Zoo
“This will be a full day activity getting there and returning, but they have some fantastic animal shows that make the trip worthwhile. ”
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Bar
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“Dine on fresh seafood at the dockside. It"s alocals hangout. Full bar and pool table if you're so inclined.”
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Plaza
“Come two hours before sundown and watch the square turn into street performers everywhere! And then turn your attention to the beautiful, picture perfect sunset! ”
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Seafood Restaurant
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“Low-key waterfront setting for seafood, plus a tiki bar, live music & tarpon feedings.”
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History Museum
“Great place to learn about the history of our oceans and diving. Great fun even for the kids! ”
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Colloquial Area
“A little bit of everything! Daytime is family friendly. Night time, probably not! ”
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Castle
“Coral Castle is an oolite limestone structure created mysteriously by the Latvian-American eccentric Edward Leedskalnin. Discover what this beautiful mystery is all about.”
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Bar
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“The BEST Shrimp and Grits that you will EVER have…..serves a Tomato & Bacon gravy on top! Order a fried egg on top and you will be in heaven. This is as local as you get and it's on the canal for outdoor seating. Watch all the charter boats go in and out.”
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