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    Miami / Florida Keys Vacation

    The wife and I are planning a vacation in the Miami/Florida Keys area this summer. Never been there before.

    Any suggestions on places to stay, eat, drink, and things to do?

    Thanks in advanced for your help.



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    Re: Miami / Florida Keys Vacation

    Take an air boat tour of the Everglades for sure.



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    Re:Miami / Florida Keys Vacation

    We stayed at the Key West Westin. Pretty nice though it basically served as a place to crash. Walked up and down Duvall many times, went on a sunset dinner cruise and a dolphin watching/ snorkeling trip. Highly recommend all of it.



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    Re: Miami / Florida Keys Vacation

    Quote Originally Posted by DarkStar View Post
    The wife and I are planning a vacation in the Miami/Florida Keys area this summer. Never been there before.

    Any suggestions on places to stay, eat, drink, and things to do?

    Thanks in advanced for your help.



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    Re: Miami / Florida Keys Vacation

    Casa Marina Beach Resort on Key West and several places to eat. My favorite is One Duvall at Pier one hotel. The atmosphere is romantic with the dinner sunset beside the water and watching all the fish swim by at your table. Ask for a table by the water. Very Very pricey.



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    Re: Miami / Florida Keys Vacation

    Vacation Village at Bonaventure (Weston, FL) - Hotel Reviews - TripAdvisor

    Its in Weston, which is NW of Miami....It's near all the interstates that connect Miami and Fort Lauderdale, the beaches are about 15-20 mins away which is the only downfall...Really nice resort overall with some solid amenities...When you're in the Keys, get some Frozen Key Lime Pie on a Stick, its awesome with its chocolate dipped shell



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    Re:Miami / Florida Keys Vacation

    Every restaurant in Key West is pricey, aren't they? I think we managed to spend $85 on a breakfast for two.



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    Re: Miami / Florida Keys Vacation

    You have to hit up Sloppy Joe's bar on Duval street........amazing bar and featured on the travel channel.


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    Re: Miami / Florida Keys Vacation

    Take an air boat tour of the Everglades for sure.
    Those things are freakin loud, have to have the earphones.



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    Re: Miami / Florida Keys Vacation

    Quote Originally Posted by dtclones View Post
    Take an air boat tour of the Everglades for sure.
    Where do you get on one of these?



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    Re: Miami / Florida Keys Vacation

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Every restaurant in Key West is pricey, aren't they? I think we managed to spend $85 on a breakfast for two.
    Sounds like I may need to budget some more money for this trip.



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    Re: Miami / Florida Keys Vacation

    Which ones are the better beaches to hang out on?


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    Re: Miami / Florida Keys Vacation

    We found decent prices for restaurants in Key West. Make sure to get some Cuban food while you're there.


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    Re:Miami / Florida Keys Vacation

    To be fair, we didn't venture out of the Duvall St area for food, so I'm sure there is cheaper food when you get out of the tourist traps.



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