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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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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30 Seconds at the Sunset Grille, Florida Keys
Jun23

30 Seconds at the Sunset Grille, Florida Keys

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The Sunset Grille and Raw Bar is a beach bar located at the east end of Seven Mile Bridge in Marathon in the Florida Keys. During our road trip through the Keys last fall, we had the opportunity to stop by for a few drinks on our way home. Unfortunately, it wasn’t at sunset and no one in our party felt any particular need to wait countless hours for the sun to pull its disappearing act. I can’t blame them – long hours on the road and...

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Seven Images of Seven Mile Bridge That Will Make You Get Over Your Irrational Fear of Bridges
Aug22

Seven Images of Seven Mile Bridge That Will Make You Get Over Your Irrational Fear of Bridges

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As you know by now, I’ll be road tripping down to Key West next week (remember, follow the #bbbkw tag on social media!) and while I’m excited about the destination, I’m especially excited about the trip and specifically, driving over Seven Mile Bridge. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been fascinated by bridges. Driving over the Skyway bridge in Chicago still brings me back to childhood memories of trips to...

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