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Key Largo has been seen in movies, it is on the cover of travel magazines, and it is just as sunny and picturesque in real life! Snorkel, dive, swim, and paddle your way across this dynamic destination, where clear waters meet tantalizing cuisine.

Good for
  • History Buff
  • Thrill Seeker
  • Shopping Fanatic
  • Art and Architecture Lover
  • Nightlife Seeker
  • Nature Lover
  • Foodie
  • Peace and Quiet Seeker
  • Beach Goer
  • Luxury Traveller
  • Thrifty Traveller
  • Trendsetter
  • Like a Local

15 Places

3 City Tips

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15 Places

Day 1

Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park

State Parks

The Buzzard's Roost

Restaurants

Florida Keys Visitor Center

Visitor Centres

Key Largo Parasail

Parasailing & Paragliding

Island Time Cruises

Boat Tours

Day 2

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

State Parks

Dolphins Plus Bayside

Swim with Dolphins

The Key Largo Conch House Restaurant & Coffee Bar

Restaurants

African Queen Canal Cruise

Ships

Mrs. Mac's Kitchen

Restaurants

Day 3

Harry Harris Park

Beaches, Parks

Lucy

Restaurants

Shell World Florida Keys

Gift & Speciality Shops

Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center

Nature & Wildlife Areas

Old Road Gallery

Art Galleries

Angela A's City Tips

  • Be sure to tip your tour guides!
  • Key Largo is close to the equator, so it is very warm and sunny. Wear a hat and apply sunscreen! An intense sunburn can ruin a vacation!
  • The best way to get around Key Largo is really by car. However, visitors may also rent bicycles to see even more of the great outdoors!
    Day 1
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    Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park
    State Parks
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    Angela A Says:

    This absolutely gorgeous botanical park offers its visitors a day full of nature, in which they may hike over six miles of trails and view over 80 species of protected plants and animals. The park is open from sunrise to sunset.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • It is great to visit in the early morning before the heat of the afternoon.
    • Many trails are paved for cyclists and wheelchair accessibility.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #34 of 72 things to do in Key Largo
    • If it's a botanical garden I'm a president Trump 12/07/2018
    • iguana in Dagny Johnson Botanical State Park 27/06/2018
    • Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park
    Address:
    County Road 905
    Key Largo, FL 33070
    Phone:
    +1 305-451-1202
    Other:
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    The Buzzard's Roost
    Restaurants (Steakhouse, Grill, Seafood)
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    Angela A Says:

    The Buzzard's Roost offers casual dining in a fun, festive atmosphere. Serving burgers, sandwiches, steaks, seafood, and much more, this restaurant is now a staple of Key Largo dining!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Nightlife Seeker
    • Nature Lover
    • Foodie
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • They serve Sunday brunch as well as lunch, and dinner.
    • Be sure to try the Cracked Conch (pronounced conk).
    • Ask to sit outside for picturesque, breezy, waterfront dining.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #13 of 111 restaurants in Key Largo
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Good, Out-Of-The-Place 07/09/2018
    • Afternoon snack 01/09/2018
    • The Buzzard's Roost
    Address:
    21 Garden Cove Dr
    Key Largo, FL 33037-5005
    Phone:
    +1 305-453-3746
    Hours:
    Sun
    10:30 - 21:00
    Mon - Thu
    11:00 - 21:00
    Fri - Sat
    11:00 - 22:00
    Other:
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    Florida Keys Visitor Center
    Visitor Centres
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    Angela A Says:

    It is a great idea to stop in the conveniently located Visitor Center! Stock up on maps and brochures, and ask the informative employees for any recommendations or directions.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Be sure to check out their new display that features a British cannon from the 1700s.
    • Take advantage of the fun photo opportunities!
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #15 of 72 things to do in Key Largo
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Excellent resource. 05/08/2018
    • good people 29/07/2018
    • Florida Keys Visitor Center
    Address:
    106240 Overseas Hwy
    Key Largo
    Key Largo, FL 33037-3129
    Phone:
    +1 305-712-6596
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    08:30 - 18:00
    Other:
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    Key Largo Parasail
    Parasailing & Paragliding
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    Angela A Says:

    Key Largo Parasail offers an unforgettable adventure! No experience is necessary to fly, and you may choose either 500 or 1000 foot lines, depending on what height you prefer.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Beach Goer
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Parasailing is suitable for any age.
    • You can fly single, tandem, or triple.
    • Your are in the air for about ten minutes.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #5 of 123 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Key Largo
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Fantastic parasailing for the whole family! 04/08/2018
    • Absolutely amazing experience 31/07/2018
    • Key Largo Parasail
    Address:
    103900 Overseas Hwy
    Key Largo, FL 33037-2816
    Phone:
    +1 877-904-8865
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 - 16:00
    Other:
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    Island Time Cruises
    Boat Tours
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    Angela A Says:

    A delightful, two-hour sunset cruise on a grand riverboat. You can drink and dance the night away. Children are also welcome!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nightlife Seeker
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Be sure to make a reservation.
    • Make sure to bring a camera! The views are fantastic, and sometimes dolphins swim alongside the riverboat.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #0 of 0 things to do in Key Largo
    • Exceptional Sunsets 03/03/2016
    • Customer Service above and beyond!! 27/08/2015
    • Island Time Cruises
    Address:
    104100 Overseas Hwy
    Key Largo, FL 33037-2910
    Phone:
    +1 305-453-0001
    Hours:
    Tue - Thu
    11:00 - 18:00
    Fri - Sat
    09:00 - 19:00
  • Day 2
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    John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
    State Parks
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    Angela A Says:

    This state park, containing a diverse coral reef just a few miles offshore, is a must-visit when in Key Largo. Here you can do snorkeling, swimming, scuba diving, kayaking, canoeing, and even glass bottom boat rides. It would be easy to spend an entire day here, but if you are on a schedule, you can pick and choose the attractions that time allows you.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Be sure to tip your guides when opting to take a guided tour!
    • Campsites are available in the park.
    • Visit the gift shop for souvenirs.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #16 of 72 things to do in Key Largo
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • great 18/09/2018
    • Poor Customer Service 18/09/2018
    • John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
    Address:
    102601 Overseas Highway
    Key Largo, FL 33037
    Phone:
    +1 305-451-6300
    Price range:
    US$10 - US$10
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    08:00 - 20:30
    Other:
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    Dolphins Plus Bayside
    Swim with Dolphins
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    Angela A Says:

    Dolphin Cove offers interaction with dolphins in their natural habitat. You can opt to swim with dolphins, or visit with them in shallow water. This is an unforgettable experience!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Beach Goer
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Be sure to make reservations. Often the last swim of the day is the best time!
    • Check out the marine Biologist For a Day program.
    • Dolphin Cove and Dolphins Plus are now the same company.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #10 of 72 things to do in Key Largo
    • Pure Joy 09/09/2018
    • Swimming with dolphins - achieved! 26/08/2018
    • Dolphins Plus Bayside
    Address:
    101900 Overseas Hwy
    Bay Side
    Key Largo, FL 33037-2668
    Phone:
    +1 866-860-7946
    Price range:
    US$10 - US$10
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    08:00 - 17:00
    Other:
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    The Key Largo Conch House Restaurant & Coffee Bar
    Restaurants (American, Seafood, Soups)
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    Angela A Says:

    The Key Largo Conch House is a family-owned eatery that proudly serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They even offer healthier options. Ask to sit outside on the porch!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • The Key Largo Conch House has been featured on the Travel Channel!
    • You must try the Key West Shrimp Benedict!
    • Save room for Mom's Key Lime Coconut Cake!
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #18 of 111 restaurants in Key Largo
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Divine! 16/09/2018
    • Best conch fritters 12/09/2018
    • The Key Largo Conch House Restaurant & Coffee Bar
    Address:
    100211 Overseas Hwy
    Key Largo, FL 33037-4418
    Phone:
    +1 305-453-4844
    Price range:
    US$10 - US$45
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    08:00 - 22:00
    Other:
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    African Queen Canal Cruise
    Ships
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    Angela A Says:

    The African Queen Canal Cruise is an absolute must when in Key Largo! This 90-minute cruise ventures down the Port Largo Canals in this historic steamship, featured in the 1951 film of the same name.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • "The African Queen" starred Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn.
    • Be sure to make reservations!
    • The ship sails from the Marina Del Mar.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #7 of 72 things to do in Key Largo
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • nice 18/09/2018
    • Great Fun 08/09/2018
    • African Queen Canal Cruise
    Address:
    U.S. Hwy 1 at mile marker 100
    Holiday Inn Docks
    Key Largo, FL
    Phone:
    +1 305-451-8080
    Hours:
    Mon
    09:00 - 18:00
    Tue - Sun
    09:00 - 17:00
    Other:
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    Mrs. Mac's Kitchen
    Restaurants (American, Caribbean, Seafood, Steakhouse)
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    Angela A Says:

    Mrs. Mac's Kitchen is an institution in Key Largo, offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The menu is diverse and filled with a nice mixture of seafood and Key Largo favorites! Be sure to try the award-winning Homemade Chili and Conch Chowder!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Try the Key Lime Freeze!
    • The restaurant is closed on Sundays.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #7 of 111 restaurants in Key Largo
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Loved it 19/09/2018
    • You will not leave hungry 19/09/2018
    • Mrs. Mac's Kitchen
    Address:
    99336 Overseas Hwy
    Key Largo, FL 33037-2435
    Phone:
    +1 305-451-3722
    Price range:
    US$8 - US$30
    Hours:
    Mon - Thu
    07:00 - 21:30
    Fri - Sat
    07:00 - 22:00
    Other:
  • Day 3
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    Harry Harris Park
    Beaches, Parks
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    Angela A Says:

    The Harry Harris is a park that also offers a public beach. It is man-made and on the Atlantic Ocean, but the waves are gentle, and it is a nice place to swim. There are also picnic tables, grills, and a playground.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Beach Goer
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Don't expect a beach club, and you will definitely enjoy your visit. This is a public beach, but it does offer facilities with showers.
    • There may be a minimal fee charged at particular times.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #0 of 0 things to do in Key Largo
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great Beach 16/04/2018
    • Great safe beach at the keys 04/04/2018
    • Harry Harris Park
    Address:
    Mile Marker 92.5
    Oceanside, Tavernier Key
    Key Largo, FL 33037
    Phone:
    +1 305-852-7161
    Other:
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    Lucy
    Restaurants (German, Barbecue, Pub, Gastropub)
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    Angela A Says:

    Lucy offers a fun, quirky atmosphere for guests who just keep coming back! Serving locals and visitors alike, the food is amazing, the staff is superb, and the prices are reasonable.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Tips
    • Try the Chicken & Donuts!
    • The desserts are divine, so be sure to save room!
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #0 of 0 restaurants in
    • German meets Key Largo 29/12/2016
    • Very Surprising Find! 11/12/2016
    • Lucy
    Address:
    99620 Overseas Hwy
    Key Largo, FL 33037-2454
    Phone:
    +1 305-998-4979
    Price range:
    US$4 - US$22
    Other:
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    Shell World Florida Keys
    Gift & Speciality Shops
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    Angela A Says:

    Shell World is a fantastic store that offers gifts, souvenirs, t-shirts, and of course — shells! They also have plenty of beach gear! Be sure to stop and explore!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    Tips
    • Stock up on snacks while you visit!
    • Be sure to have ample time to browse through all of the merchandise.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 14 Shopping in Key Largo
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Not just shells! 03/09/2018
    • Best selection 19/08/2018
    • Shell World Florida Keys
    Address:
    97600 Overseas Highway
    Key Largo, FL
    Phone:
    +1 305-852-8245
    Other:
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    Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
    Nature & Wildlife Areas
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    Angela A Says:

    This rehabilitation center is a must-visit for the animal lover! Both inspiring and educational, guests are offered an up-close view of injured and recovering birds from Key Largo.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Be sure to walk to the end of the boardwalk for majestic views of Florida Bay!
    • A donation is requested in lieu of a set admission fee.
    • Read the informational plaques along the boardwalk.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 23 things to do in Tavernier
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Mother Nature represented at her best! 19/09/2018
    • Close-up view of some beautiful birds! 15/09/2018
    • Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
    Address:
    93600 Overseas Hwy
    Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070-2815
    Phone:
    +1 305-852-4486
    Hours:
    Mon - Sat
    06:30 - 20:30
    Other:
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    Old Road Gallery
    Art Galleries
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    Angela A Says:

    The Old Road Gallery showcases truly unique art, including paintings, sculptures, carvings, glass, pottery, and so much more! Be sure to explore the outdoor gardens, also hosting gorgeous pieces of art!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Trendsetter
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • This gallery is run by two very talented artists, so be sure to ask for recommendations!
    • Don't miss the jewelry!
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #3 of 65 things to do in Islamorada
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • The owners/artists were on hand to tell stories about their work. 07/09/2018
    • Wonderful art work 31/08/2018
    • Old Road Gallery
    Address:
    88888 Old Highway
    Islamorada, FL 33070
    Phone:
    +1 305-852-8935
    Hours:
    Thu - Tue
    10:00 - 16:00
    Other:
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