Florida Keys Travel Guide

Andrew Zimmern travels to paradise in the Florida Keys. He heads out with a family to hunt and cook iguanas, competes in a fishing derby to tackle the lionfish invasion, and learns the art of Cuban cooking ...

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Backcountry Fishing

The Florida Keys are all about fishing. Charter a boat with Bamboo Charters at La Siesta Marina and catch some of the best seafood you've ever had, from yellow jack fish to Jack Crevalle.

80500 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036

 
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Key West International Airport (EYW)

Fly into Key West International Airport, then rent a car to travel north to visit Key Largo and the subsequent Keys. The closest mainland airports include: Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Miami International Airport (MIA).

3491 S Roosevelt Blvd, Key West, FL 33040

 
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Rodriguez Cigars

Visit one of the last remaining cigar factories in Key West.

113 Fitzpatrick Street, Key West, FL 33040

 
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Sandy's Cafe

Stop by the iconic window-service restaurant Sandy’s for their signature buchi coffee. Buchi is made with equal parts espresso and sugar.

1026 White Street, Key West, FL 33040

 
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Sharkey's Pub and Galley Restaurant

For an authentic taste of the local cuisine head over to Sharkey's for lionfish ceviche and smoked lionfish.

522 Caribbean Drive, Key Largo, FL 33037

 
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Spearfishing for Lionfish

Each year between June and September, Lionfish Derbies are underway to “spear” a dent in the invasive lionfish population. The derbies are held in 4 different locations including Islamorada, FL, in the Florida Keys.

Off the coast of Islamorada, FL

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