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  • Islamorada, Florida

    Anne's Beach

    One of the Best beaches in Florida keys. 3 parking lots so easy to park if it's not packed. Go when it's low tide and you could walk for miles in shallow warm crystal clear waters. You can put up a hammock or blanket nestled in the mangroves.
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  • Homestead, Florida

    Kayak Camp on the East Cape, FL

    Camp along a 3 mile stretch of untouched old Florida. Not only is this the real southernmost point in the continental US (the Keys are islands), but you will most likely have it to yourself. Spot dolphins, bald eagles, ospreys, and a ton of other birds on this awesome over nighter that is great f...
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  • Homestead, Florida

    Camp at Clubhouse Beach

    4.0
    Head west from the Flamingo marina and hug the shoreline for about 4 miles (25.130287, -81.039099). Once you see an opening in the mangroves and there is sand visible you have hit your spot.Make sure to time your arrival and departure with the tides or you will get stuck at your campsite for a fe...
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  • Homestead, Florida

    Paddle the 9 Mile Pond Canoe Trail

    If you only do one thing in the Everglades, I highly recommend canoeing through the mangrove and lake meadows of 9 mile pond. I had thought the Everglades would have been swampy, but they are in fact "glades" or open meadows in a forest.We decided to rent canoes from the concessionaire near the ...
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  • Miami-Dade County, Florida

    Walk the Mahogany Hammock Trail in Everglades NP

    4.0
    0.5 mi / 0 ft gain
    Located a short drive off the main drag to the Flamingo Visitor Centre (and only a few hours from Miami) this short boardwalk through a lush Mahogany and Gumbo-Limbo plants is an easy walk for families.Elevated upon a well-serviced boardwalk this trail passes the oldest Mahogany tree (Swietenia m...
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  • Miami-Dade County, Florida

    Anhinga Trail

    4.8
    1.39 mi / 62 ft gain
    The Everglades National Park is a superb spot for viewing wading birds and alligators off an easy paved path. There are a number of observation decks along the way, off of the main path. The trail begins at the Visitor Center, following Taylor Slough. The Anhinga Trail is one of the best places ...
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  • Marathon, Florida

    Snorkel at Sombrero Reef

    Sombrero Reef is a coral reef 8 miles offshore from Key Colony Beach. Launch your private boat from the free 33rd Street Public Boat Ramp or book a catamaran tour from Marathon. Tie your boat off on one of the 11 mooring buoys on the South side of the 142 foot Sombrero Key Lighthouse. Get your wa...
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  • Miami-Dade County, Florida

    Take a Stroll on the Pa-Hay-Okee Overlook Trail

    4.5
    0.2 mi
    Park at the trailhead and hop onto the boardwalk trail. Its very short--just 0.2 miles, so take your time to enjoy the scenery and wildlife. Partway through the hike there is a lookout tower which is great for getting a high vantage point to enjoy the landscape from. Be aware of wildlife around y...
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  • Big Pine Key, Florida

    Beach Day at Bahia Honda SP

    5.0
    When you arrive at Bahia Honda you will have to pay an entrance fee which is usually by the carload if I remember correctly. Once you leave the entrance you will have the choice to turn either right or left. If you take a right you will head towards the busier beach and also the access to the old...
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Escape to the Sunshine

VISIT FLORIDA, serves as Florida's official source for travel planning. What can be discovered beyond Florida’s 825 miles of beaches? How about 320 freshwater springs, 175 state parks, infinite mangrove tunnels and hidden caverns. Let your adventure begin. Follow Your Sunshine.

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Camping and Lodging in Islamorada

Flamingo Everglades National Park
Homestead, Florida

Flamingo Everglades National Park

From $89 / night

Guides, Insights and Stories from Islamorada

Escape Winter and Explore the Everglades While Staying in These Eco-Tents

Escape Winter and Explore the Everglades While Staying in These Eco-Tents

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It's Now or #Neverglades: The Impact of Climate Change on Everglades National Park

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