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Why Go?

The drive down the scenic Overseas Highway through the Florida Keys is as much a must-see as the town itself

A history- (and booze-) soaked past that includes everyone from pirates to wreck divers to Ernest Hemingway

The laid-back, live-and-let-live atmosphere that transcends the tourist trap vibe

What To Skip

Duval Street's tacky T-shirt shops and fast-food shacks—especially on Tuesdays, when multiple cruise ships are in port


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What For:

Active + Adventure, Beach + Island, Family, Nightlife, Outdoors + Nature

When To Go:

January, February, March, April


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