Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Islamorada Fish Company, Florida Keys
Feb16

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Islamorada Fish Company, Florida Keys

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This image of sunset at the Islamorada Fish Company in the Florida Keys was the runaway favorite for our “beach pic of the day” posts on the Facebook page. In fact, it was one of the most popular images I’ve ever shared. It still doesn’t make me feel any better about somehow missing this spot on my couple road trips through the Keys but it does give me a really good excuse to go back. To download the high resolution version of the...

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Six Plus – Must Visit Waterfront/Beach Bars and Restaurants On Your Florida Keys Road Trip
Nov02

Six Plus – Must Visit Waterfront/Beach Bars and Restaurants On Your Florida Keys Road Trip

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One of the questions I get asked a lot is “Any recommendations on bars I should visit during my Florida Keys road trip?” It speaks not only to the popularity of the Florida Keys as a destination but the visceral reaction one experiences when cruising through America’s Caribbean. It’s an atmosphere not easily replicated anywhere else on the continent and a major reason people just can’t get enough of this region. Road trips beget pit...

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Missing The Florida Keys
Sep17

Missing The Florida Keys

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I’m really missing the Florida Keys. After being in St. Pete Beach for 11 days, I was reminded of just how much I miss being on the water. Salty or fresh, it has this way of calming me while at the same time getting me excited about just how big the world is and all the new places out there to explore. And when you’re in the Florida Keys, you can’t deny the ocean – it’s everywhere you turn and if you don’t see it, you’ll smell the...

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Is This the Final Goodbye for Islamorada’s Rum Runners?
Aug25

Is This the Final Goodbye for Islamorada’s Rum Runners?

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One of the most unique beach bars in the Florida Keys is Rum Runners in Islamorada. Located at the Postcard Inn at Holiday Isle, the multi-level bar with multiple perches overlooking the Atlantic Ocean has been a longtime favorite of locals and visitors alike, even taking a prominent role in the Zac Brown Band’s hit single, “Jump Right In.” The status of Rum Runners, though, has been brought into question as various sites and comments...

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Smuggler’s Cove Resort and Marina Reopens After Renovation
Jan09

Smuggler’s Cove Resort and Marina Reopens After Renovation

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Smuggler’s Cove Resort and Marina, a 12-room waterfront boutique hotel and full-service marina in Islamorada in the Florida Keys, announces the completion of a three-month $500,000 property renovation. From fully revamped guestrooms and new food and beverage offerings to a new unique “Hook ‘N’ Cook” experience, Smuggler’s Cove reopened this week with an enhanced guest experience. In celebration of the renovation, the hotel is...

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