Road Tripping the Florida Keys in Seven Minutes
Nov30

Road Tripping the Florida Keys in Seven Minutes

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High on the wish list of anyone who enjoys road trips should be one through the Florida Keys. From Key Largo to Key West, the entire drive can take about 3-4 hours, depending on traffic on the Highway 1. Along the way, you’ll see the best the Keys have to offer from historic landmarks to seaside eateries to museums to unspoiled beaches, all with a dash of the Keys charm tossed in for good measure. I’ve been able to take...

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Islamorada, Florida’s Postcard Inn Beach Resort & Marina Announces Reopening
Nov05

Islamorada, Florida’s Postcard Inn Beach Resort & Marina Announces Reopening

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The Postcard Inn Beach Resort & Marina, located in Islamorada in the Florida Keys, reopened Friday, November 2nd, according to this press release. Suffering extensive damage from 2017’s Hurricane Irma, the rebuild and renovation has been a long process for the staff of this iconinc Florida Keys resort. The press release states “Recognized as a ‘Top Resort in the Florida Keys,’ by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler,...

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Sharky’s on the Pier Named Best Florida Beach Bar
Jun13

Sharky’s on the Pier Named Best Florida Beach Bar

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Sharky’s on the Pier, a beach bar located in Venice, Florida, was named the best beach bar for 2018 by floridabeachbar.com. The win by Sharky’s snapped a four year run at the top by Jimmy B’s, a beach bar located in St. Pete Beach. Jimmy B’s didn’t drop far, however, as it only slipped to the second spot. This was the second time Sharky’s was named the best beach bar in Florida with this...

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Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Panama City Beach, Florida
Jun07

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Panama City Beach, Florida

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I have a lot of good memories from my spring break days spent in Panama City Beach, Florida. Most of them are fuzzy, a combination of my state of mind at the time and the subsequent passing of time in the many years since. Even way back then, it was a popular destination. Situated in Florida’s Panhandle region, it was an easy drive from my home – either a really long one day trip or an easy two day trip. Nowadays, I’d probably go for...

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Beach Bar Spotlight – Sunset Pier, Key West, Florida
May22

Beach Bar Spotlight – Sunset Pier, Key West, Florida

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Consisting of a circular covered main bar and extended pier for additional seating, Key West, Florida’s Sunset Pier (formally Sunset Pier Tiki Bar and Grill) is located at the northwest corner Mallory Square. Part of Ocean Key Resort & Spa, the waterfront bar is adorned with colorful chairs painted seemingly with every color of the rainbow. The tourist destination earns in moniker honestly – patrons may come for the drinks,...

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