Top things to do in Islamorada

Top Choice Museum in Islamorada

Florida Keys History of Diving Museum

You can’t miss the diving museum – it’s the building with the enormous mural of whale sharks on the side. The journey into the undersea covers 4000 years, with fascinating pieces like the 1797 Klingert's copper kett…
Top Choice Seafood in Islamorada

Lazy Days

One of Islamorada's culinary icons, Lazy Days has a stellar reputation for its fresh seafood plates. Start off with a conch chowder topped with a little sherry (provided), before moving on to a decadent hogfish Pose…
Top Choice Beach in Islamorada

Anne's Beach

Anne’s is one of the best beaches in these parts. The small ribbon of sand opens upon a sky-bright stretch of tidal flats and a green tunnel of hammock and wetland. Nearby mudflats are a joy to get stuck in, and wil…
State Park in Islamorada

Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Site

To get his railroad built across the islands, Henry Flagler had to quarry out some sizable chunks of the Keys. The best evidence of those efforts can be found at this former quarry-turned-state park. Windley has lef…
Mexican in Islamorada

Bad Boy Burrito

Tucked away in a tiny plaza among a gurgling fountain, orchids and swaying palms, Bad Boy Burrito whips up superb fish tacos and its namesake burritos – with quality ingredients (skirt steak, duck confit, zucchini a…
American in Islamorada

Bayside Gourmet

This stylish, modern, but very friendly deli and restaurant is a family-run affair and feels quite a step up from the average Keys seafood shack. The diverse menu serves up something for all palates, from pancakes a…
American in Islamorada

Beach Cafe at Morada Bay

The Beach Cafe has a lot going for it, namely a lovely, laid-back Caribbean vibe, a powder-white sandy beach, nighttime torches, tapas and fresh seafood. It's also a good place to bring the kids, with room to run ar…
Cafe in Islamorada

Midway Cafe

A homey cafe that is a favourite stopover on the journey to the Keys for its excellent coffee and good sandwiches, wraps, salads and omelets. The lovely folks who run this cafe roast their own beans and make delecta…
Island in Islamorada

Indian Key Historic State Park

This quiet island was once a thriving city, complete with a warehouse, docks, streets, a hotel and about 40 to 50 permanent residents. There’s not much left at the historic site – just the foundation, some cisterns …
Island in Islamorada

Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park

This key, only accessible by boat, encompasses a 280-acre island of virgin tropical forest and is home to roughly a zillion jillion mosquitoes. The official attraction is the 1919 Matheson House, with its windmill a…