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1525 NW 56th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309, USA
Fort Lauderdale Air Tours conduct scenic and adventurous flights over Fort Lauderdale beaches, and the spectacular Florida Everglades. The plane departs from Pompano Beach and soars over the ocean and along the beach, providing views of the...
Daytona Beach, FL, USA
If the sun and surf are calling, Central Florida offers abundant choices. Eager to learn a new water sport like paddle boarding or even kite boarding? Get schooled and get riding. Ron Jon Surf Shop in Cocoa Beach offers kite-boarding lessons that...
Clearwater Beach, Clearwater, FL 33767, USA
Clearwater Beach is just the right amount of camouflage and class. Old, young, families and singles all agree on one thing: this stretch of sand is one of the finest in the world. Powdery white sugar sand perfectly offsets the blue-green waters of...
9610 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156, USA
Look closely inside the circle of this photo. What do you see? Want to see more? Travel a few miles south of downtown Miami and wind your way down Old Cutler Road where the street is lined with gorgeous mansions and towering banyan trees. Turn...
4191 NE Ocean Blvd, Jensen Beach, FL 34957, USA
One of the prettiest beaches in Jensen Beach is "Sea Turtle Beach" so named because of the large number of huge sea turtles that return each year to lay their eggs. Nesting season runs from March 1st to November 15th. There are sea turtle watching...
Port Ave, Fort Pierce, FL 34950, USA
There are many beautiful beaches on Hutchinson Island in Florida. Some of them like this one in Stuart have huge rocks and boulders. When the tide is low you can walk up the beach in front of these rock formations. Don't forget to bring along your...
1585 SE MacArthur Blvd, Stuart, FL 34996, USA
Bathtub Reef Beach is unique. It is located on South Hutchison Island in Stuart, Florida. Talk about beauty. There are always huge, puffy clouds floating in the bright blue sky. The water is turquoise and jade. The sand is clean and easy to walk...
601 Howard England Way, Key West, FL 33040, USA
Yes, there is a fort here—a National Historic Landmark built in the mid-1800s to protect the country’s southernmost coastline—but locals know it for its excellent beach. A nice sandy expanse is a rarity in the Florida...
400 Wall St, Key West, FL 33040, USA
Key West is billed as "the Home of the Sunset," which means every time the sun sinks below the horizon, it’s time for a party. Since the 1960s, Mallory Square’s dock has been hosting this nightly celebration, which begins two hours...
1819 Atlantic Blvd #4, Key West, FL 33040, USA
My pet for the day. His name is Bob. Not the most interactive pet but he's got more character and is more fun than a lot of people I know. That's Key West for you. End of the road, quirky, a bit hazy and most of all fun. Frankly I don't want to...
2 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040, USA
Fury offers several water sports packages for the Keys. I chose the parasailing, jet skiing, and snorkeling package. For about four hours I was in the waters about a mile or two off Key West crashing waves on a jet ski and holding on for my life...
1100 Atlantic Blvd, Key West, FL 33040, USA
Now this is a place truly off the beaten path. Filled with beautiful wild and native plants with stunning views of the water, the Key West Garden Club is a gem. The members were incredibly nice and informative. It's free to go inside but be sure...
Set 110 kilometers (70 miles) south of Key West is a group of seven uninhabited islands known as the Dry Tortugas, which makes for one of the area’s top day trips. Once there you can explore the historic Fort Jefferson, an enormous military...
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