Islamorada

Islamorada is in the Florida Keys.

Get in

Hop in a car and drive from Miami. It will take you about an hour and a half. Fly into Fort Lauderdale/West Palm Beach/Miami and drive South for two hours. Fly into Miami and drive south for one hour and forty-five minutes.

Short cut: If driving from FLL: make left onto Card Sound Road($1 toll), it will bring you back to Key Largo on Route 1, a nice scenic road with a waterfront casual restaurant- Alabama Jack's very popular for bikers traveling to Key West offers great fresh food. (This route is actually a few miles longer than traveling the "18 mile stretch" on US1, but it's often possible to make better time due to less traffic.

Get around

A car is a must! If you are coming from any major airport you are able to directly rent a car. Islamorada Taxi

See

Palm trees on the beach

Do

Scuba/Snorkel!

Islamorada, long recognized as the "Sport Fishing Capital of the World," is now an icon among sport divers for a similar reason: a massive population of tropical marine life. High profile coral heads and broad ledges shelter huge congregates of French grunt and goatfish, while regal queen angelfish casually graze amid the reef recesses. Friendly green moray eels swim freely along the spur-and-groove channels, and reclusive nurse sharks lurk beneath the overhangs. Islamorada offers a wide variety of shallow coral reefs, mini walls, shipwrecks, and even an underwater habitat for scientific research, the Aquarius. To learn more about Islamorada or any other manner of local lore, stop by the Chamber of Commerce at mile marker 82.5 or dial 1-800-322-5397.

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Routes through Islamorada

Miami Key Largo  N  S  Duck Key Key West


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