The Ultimate Keys Road Trip

The food. The culture. The people. There are so many reasons to visit the Florida Keys.

From delicious local fish shacks to amazing state park snorkeling—the Florida Keys are still considered a must-see Florida destination.

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Overseas Highway, US 1, as seen from Bahia Honda State Park.Amy Mikler
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Live music and sunset at Lorelai.Amy Mikler
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Highway 1's Mile marker 0 in Key West.Amy Mikler
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Grouper sandwich at the Islamorada Fish Company.Amy Mikler
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Dollar bills hang from the ceiling at the No Name Pub. It may be hard to find, but the funky atmosphere of this tiny bar is known for its tasty pizza.
mile marker 30
nonamepub.com
Amy Mikler
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Snorkeling is the activity of choice at Bahia Honda State Park, one of Florida's most beloved island parks.
mile marker 36.8
floridastateparks.org/bahiahonda
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Rain Barrel Artisan Village
mile marker 86.7
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From James Bond flicks to Robert Redford's Up Close and Personal, the Seven Mile Bridge is one of the country's most photographed bridges.
mile marker 47
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Glow-in-the-dark juggling pins and clowns on stilts are highlights of Pierre's Full Moon Party.Amy Mikler
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A spa sanctuary, tubs on oceanfront balconies, the Keys' top fishing charters and a pier perfect for moonlit walks—just a few reasons why we love the Cheeca Lodge & Spa.
mile marker 82
cheeca.com
Amy Mikler
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Islamorada Fish Company is behind the outdoor emporium Wide World Sportsman, and has everything from coconut-crusted fish sandwiches to conch fritters.Amy Mikler
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La Creperie's Yolande shows off her sweet-tasting crepes.Amy Mikler
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Arrive hungry at La Creperie, where sweet and savory crepes will make your mouth water—and French owner Yolande will crack you up.
300 Petronia Street
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Amy Mikler
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For gourmet food on the bayfront, Pierre's is our top pick.
mile marker 81.6
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Amy Mikler
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Quench your thirst at the Midway Café.
mile marker 80.4
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roaster.com
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National Key Deer Refuge
mile marker 31
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Coastal cottages give the Moorings property a plantation feel.Amy Mikler
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The Fish House, Key Largo
mile marker 102.4
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Ninety miles from Cuba, the Southernmost Point is as low as you can go without needing a passport.
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