Category Archives: Islamorada

Red, White & Blue Celebrations in the Florida Keys

Want to celebrate July 4th in a tropical paradise? Head on down to the Keys where there is plenty of excitement planned. There will be barbecues, parades, family fun and, the star of the show, an evening of spectacular fireworks. … Continue reading

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Drop a Line in the Florida Keys

Fishing line that is! Springtime starts a major round of fishing tournaments throughout the Florida Keys. Fishermen from around the world come to enjoy some spectacular and challenging fishing championships involving all the best sport fish in the Atlantic Ocean … Continue reading

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The Florida Keys Are Going to the Dogs and Bunnies

Go to the dogs at WoofStock Islamorada, held this year on March 16th. A fun and fantastic family event for humans and dogs alike. Held at the beautiful Founder’s Park, there will be plenty of contests and games for our … Continue reading

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Marathon Seafood Festival This Weekend!

Need something to do this weekend? Head down to the Florida Keys this weekend, March 9th & 10th, and enjoy a scrumptious buffet of all your favorite seafood at the Marathon Seafood Festival. This festival, the 2nd largest in the … Continue reading

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www.Vacationplanit.com – All New! All Florida Keys!

Yeah! My website’s redesign has finally been completed and is full of all the information you ever wanted to know about our beautiful Florida Keys. On the site you will find information, location and reviews on accommodations, restaurants and all … Continue reading

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Islamorada Hosts the Conch Scramble

Next weekend, Saturday September 22nd, Islamorada hosts the “Conch Scramble” for charity. If you are a golfer, it would probably be one of the most unusual rounds you have ever played. This round of 9 holes is played on the … Continue reading

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Lobster Mini-Season in the Florida Keys – Coming Right Up

This next Wednesday and Thursday, July 25th & 26th, are the days recreational divers and seafood lovers alike look forward to – Lobster Mini-Season in the Florida Keys. Yeah! So pack up and head on down to Key Largo,  Islamorada, … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Summer Fishing in the Florida Keys

Grab your fishing gear and head down to the Florida Keys for some of the best fishing inthe country. During the summer months there is an explosion of good fishing both inshore and off, Gulf and Atlantic, that you don’t … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Week – Chef Dan’s Gumbo Ya-Ya

Here is a great New Orleans cajun-style recipe from the Green Turtle Inn in Islamorada. Enjoy! Chef Dan’s  Gumbo Ya-Ya 1/4 lb. butter 1 cup flour 1 heaping Tablespoon minced garlic 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1/2 cup chopped celery 1/2 … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Week – Watermelon Pineapple Summer Splash

This recipe comes to you compliments of Green Turtle Inn, Islamorada, Florida Keys. A perfect addition to your summer drink collection. It has a light, cool and refreshing flavor and can be made with or without alcohol. Ingredients: 1 6-ounce … Continue reading

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