Islamorada - who wouldn’t love a taste of the Florida Keys right about now​

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“Hidden Gems of Florida” is an annual column I enjoy researching and writing. During a recent trip to visit my folks in the Sunshine State, I came across Islamorada, one of the lesser known Keys.

Islamorada, consisting of six islands, is located approximately halfway between Miami and Key West, and is one of those sparkling gems awaiting you to come and discover the Sportfishing Capital of the World, her beautiful coastal waters, myriad watersports, elegant or casual lodging options and the freshest bounty from the sea. Not to mention, enough Key lime dessert offerings to host an annual “best of” competition between the many, “best Key lime pie in the world” restaurants. To see the rest of this column, please click here.

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Key lime pie was a treat at MA’s Fish Camp, Islamorada, FL

Bob of “Bob’s Bunz,” serves up the largest cinnamon buns.

Colossal Key West shrimp at Lazydays restaurant