Heading on a tropical holiday often means emptying your bank account on a costly resort at a characteristically expensive destination, like Fiji, Turks and Caicos, or Curacao. The Florida Keys are often overlooked as part of the much-visited American state of Florida,
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In our family, making the most of summer means frequent weekend trips. It also means cramming as much leisure time into 48 hours as possible. For my husband and I, Key West is always an obvious choice, as it's a short plane ride from Boston and it never lacks for things to do.
At Hawks Cay Resort on the island of Duck Key in Florida, people are not only drawn to this vacation spot for sun and relaxation, they come to interact with marine life as well. The resort property hosts a conservation area called Dolphin Connection.
Islamorada, a "village of islands", is literally sprawled across various islands along the northern Keys, halfway between Miami and Key West. This sprawl reflects the town's laid-back pace, where aside from fishing and water sports, there isn't really much to do except sip something cool and soak up the rays.
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You don't have to travel around the world to enjoy a tropical vacation, complete with umbrella-dressed drinks, cartoonish palm trees and salty, turquoise waters. The Florida Keys are just a short plane ride from numerous locations throughout Canada and the United States, yet they offer that far-away feeling many travelers are seeking.
Fear not, there are still remote hidden island gems that are well-kept secrets (until now). The story might be different in a decade, but for now, here are nine island getaways you've never heard of.
So should you visit? Yes, if you have time and are ready to relax and let go with no schedule and no tight social rules. No, if you only have one day to spare, are hurried tourists, or have expectations of any kind.
Our first trip together of the year 2016 was a 5 days tour of the Florida Keys, a small chain of islands stretching from the south Florida coast, south west towards Cuba and the Caribbean. The laid back island vibes, tropical weather and eccentric personality of the place make you feel like you've left the States far behind and landed in a different world altogether.
The Weatherstation Inn may not be right on the ocean, but it's within walking distance of a couple solid beaches and attractions, and features attractive boutique-style rooms for couples.
Every Thanksgiving at around 4:30 p.m., Michael, my stepdad who I consider my dad-dad, starts nudging my mom, sister, and me to get moving.
Just off the Southern Coast of the USA lies The Florida Keys; a plethora of beautiful islands, each a unique hot spot for natural wonders, delicious cocktails, exciting water sports and coastlines bathed in sunshine. Here's a little list of a few things you can get up to in this incredible destination. If we could fit in your suitcase, we'd be there too.
It can be particularly nice to find a hotel where open-air rooms benefit from the breeze as well so you can enjoy it around the clock. Numerous hotels have rooms with an al fresco leaning, but here are the 10 prettiest we've ever seen.
Maine may be many's first pick for the destination with the best lobster in the United States, but we've found some spots across the country with delicious lobster dishes as well.