Top things to do in Key Largo & Tavernier

State Park in Key Largo & Tavernier

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

John Pennekamp has the singular distinction of being the first underwater park in the USA. There’s 170 acres of dry parkland here and over 48,000 acres (75 sq miles) of wet: the vast majority of the protected area i…
Film Location in Key Largo & Tavernier

Caribbean Club Bar

Here’s one for the movie fans, particularly Bogie buffs: the lively Caribbean Club Bar is, in fact, the only place in Key Largo where Key Largo, starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, was filmed (the rest of th…
Wildlife Reserve in Key Largo & Tavernier

Laura Quinn Wild Bird Sanctuary

This 7-acre sanctuary serves as a protected refuge for a wide variety of injured birds. A boardwalk leads through various enclosures where you can learn a bit about some of the permanent residents – those unable to …
Seafood in Key Largo & Tavernier

Fish House

The Fish House delivers on the promise of its title – very good fish, bought whole from local fishers and prepared fried, broiled, jerked, blackened or chargrilled. Because the Fish House only uses fresh fish, the m…
Bar in Key Largo & Tavernier

Alabama Jack’s

Welcome to your first taste of the Keys: zonked-out fishermen, exiles from the mainland and Harley heads getting drunk on a mangrove bay. This is the line where Miami-esque South Florida gives way to the country-fri…
Fusion in Key Largo & Tavernier

Key Largo Conch House

This innovative kitchen likes to sex up local classics (mahimahi cooked in a crust of coconut and crushed macadamia nuts or conch with lobster ceviche). Set in a restored old-school Keys mansion wrapped in a Gone Wi…
American in Key Largo & Tavernier

Shipwreck's Bar & Grill

Just off the beaten path, Shipwreck's is a local-loving joint littered with nautical gear and dollar bills stapled to the walls, with a breezy open-air deck. Sit at picnic tables over the water, while noshing on fis…
American in Key Largo & Tavernier

DJ’s Diner

You’re greeted by a mural of Humphrey Bogart, James Dean and Marilyn Monroe – that’s a lot of Americana. It’s all served with a heapin’ helpin’ of diner faves amid vinyl-boothed ambience. Breakfast is a big draw wit…
American in Key Largo & Tavernier

Mrs Mac's Kitchen

When Applebee’s stuffs its wall full of license plates, it’s tacky. When Mrs Mac’s does it, it’s homey. Probably because the service is warm and personable, and the breakfasts are delicious. Plus the food packs in t…
American in Key Largo & Tavernier

Harriette's

This sweet, breadbox-sized eatery is famed far and wide for its utterly addictive key lime muffins (so big you'll need a knife and fork to eat them). There's also classic American fare – pancakes, bacon and eggs, an…