item4Shopping for the ladies! The best boutique in Islamorada featuring clothing, jewelery and accessories. mm82 305-517-9222 www.wildlilyboutique.com

The African Queen.. Yes Bogart left his boat here.. Rumored Hepburn's still around. see the boat for free at Holiday Inn Marina 451 4655 mm 100 Key Largo

Fantasy Fest (Halloween in Key

nature walks:

Everglades National Park, Homestead, FL

The Everglades is the only subtropical preserve in North America. 
Contact the Everglades National Park at 305-247-6211 or the Tropical Everglades Visitors Center at 245-9180 or 800-388-9669.Walking tours.. birding

FLORA & FAUNA & Nature Walks and fishing, etc..

Crane Point Hammock Nature Center & Historic Site

museum and nature trails...mm 50.5 phone: 305-743-9100 website: cranepoint.com

Pigeon Key

Historic island for crews building the railroad that once traversed the Keys.. Absolutely beautiful.. museum and historic buildings. great day trip.mm 47 phone: 305-743-5999

National Key Deer Refuge

See the endangered Key Deer, nature trails, and visit the Blue Hole.. mm 30 phone: 305-872-0774 website: nationalkeydeer.fws.gov

Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park

mm 106 305-451-1202

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

mm 102.5 phone: 305-451-1202
Harry Harris State Park, county park.. ball fields beach, long rock flats for fishing. mm 92

Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park

mm 85.5 phone: 305-664-2540

Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park

mm 78.5 (access by boat/kayak only) phone: 305-664-2540

Indian Key Historic State Park

mm 78.5 (access by boat/kayak only) phone: 305-664-2540

San Pedro Underwater Archaeological Preserve State Park

mm 78.5 (access by boat)phone: 305-664-2540
Bill Board beach.. the bill board is gone but the fish aren't. A long wadeable beach/flat for fishing. mm 75
Anne's Beach mm 72.5 Oceanfront nature boardwalk, sandy beach, picnic tables and restrooms, fishing on the sandy flat also!

Long Key State Park

beautiful park. sandy white flats for fishing. mm 67.5 phone: 305-664-4815

Curry Hammock State Park

mm 56.2
kayaking tours, rentals & sales

Florida Bay Outfitters... guided trips, sales, mm 104 Key Largo


Backcountry Cowboy.. Kayaking the Florida Keys. mm 82.2 Islamorada

History of Diving Museum:

a massive collection of diving history and antiques..not to be missed if you're an avid diver.

mm 83 305-664-9737 website: divingmuseum.org

diving and snorkelingP7300033

Theatre of the Sea...

Dolphins, parrots sea lion shows. Beatifully lanscaped grounds

mm 84.5

fore!.... golfing

Cheeca LodgeIslamorada, 305-664-4651 
Key Colony Beach Golf Course 
MM 53.5 
Marathon, FL   305-289-1533 small, easy nine-hole, par three public course. Club rental and pull-carts available. Open daily 7:30 a.m. - dusk. 
Keys Gate Golf Course 
Located in Homestead, about 50 minutes from Islamorada

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park


glassbottom boats

Key Largo Princess Glass bottom Boat 


for the birds...rescue center home to many injured birds. Hawks, pelicans, owls & herons. donations accepted

Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center website: fkwbc.org
mm 93.6 (bay)
item3like turtles? Come visit the Turtle Hospital in Marathon.. and see the terrific work they do with injured and sick sea turtles. mm 50 305-743-2552 website: turtlehospital.org

fishing on your own?

You may need a license..

follow this link

Florida's State Fishing Regulations

Follow this link

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Capt Barry Hoffman fishing guide

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305 393-2587 cell or email

Specializing in sight fishing for bonefish, tarpon, redfish and permit on fly or light tackle.

Capt. Barry Hoffman's

Florida Keys Flats Fishing


Are you into photography? Bring your camera and let me show you some of the many sights and animals of the Florida Keys!item2

feed the tarponat Robbies.305-664-9814item17

Run the 7 Mile Bridge.. third weekend in Aprilmilebridge077

movies & theater Tavernier Towne Cinemas mm 91.2 305-852-7003