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Things to do:
Drive from Miami over the keys/ocean
Stop on the way: Bahia Honda State Park
Walk Old 7 Mile Bridge
Water sports
Mams kosher restaurant, closes early
Dry Tortugas Fort and snorkeling
Hemingway House
Truman's House
Southernmost point in US
Sunset on west side of island - street performers
Mallory Square for sunset
Duval street - rowdy
Train tour around island
Fort Zachary Taylor
Islamorada - Anne's Beach
Lighthouse Museum
Shipwreck Museum
Mel Fisher's treasures 
free rum distillery
Florida Eco Keys discovery center
Blue Hole, see tons of animals (alligator, iguanas, birds, salamanders, lizards and deer)
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Re: Key West Master Thread
« Reply #15 on: December 27, 2013, 12:26:12 AM »
I was there for 3 days over enough just a nice place to relax. And the way to key west is very nice. Also watch out of a speeding ticket on the way

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Re: Key West Master Thread
« Reply #16 on: December 27, 2013, 01:10:12 AM »
Drive from where and how far

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Re: Key West Master Thread
« Reply #17 on: December 27, 2013, 10:13:44 AM »
Drive from where and how far
Drive from Miami is about 150 Miles and takes about 3 1/2 hours
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Re: Key West Master Thread
« Reply #18 on: December 28, 2013, 07:46:21 PM »

Drive from Miami is about 150 Miles and takes about 3 1/2 hours
And you're driving about 45 mph for most of the way!!!

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Re: Key West Master Thread
« Reply #19 on: December 28, 2013, 07:50:49 PM »
And you're driving about 45 mph for most of the way!!!
+1
Route 1 is crawling with smokies
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Re: Key West Master Thread
« Reply #20 on: December 28, 2013, 08:05:23 PM »

+1
Route 1 is crawling with smokies
Yeah, I was going out if my mind when I did that drive. Especially when I planned the drive for night time when I was hoping to make tracks!! Literally every 2 miles was another cop.

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Re: Key West Master Thread
« Reply #21 on: January 02, 2014, 06:11:22 PM »
does anyone know, if i am travelling down from mia to key west do i need to buy a sun pass or are there cash tolls along the way?

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Re: Key West Master Thread
« Reply #22 on: January 02, 2014, 06:21:51 PM »
does anyone know, if i am travelling down from mia to key west do i need to buy a sun pass or are there cash tolls along the way?

IME you need quarters. I had to get change from the guy behind me   :-[

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Re: Key West Master Thread
« Reply #23 on: January 07, 2014, 02:17:36 AM »
Are there any other Kosher restaurants besides Mams? Are cholov yisroel products available there? Also, I booked the Hyatt key west resort and spa for points. Were any of you ever there?
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Re: Key West Master Thread
« Reply #24 on: January 07, 2014, 06:02:25 PM »
Check the chabad website I think there is a shwarma place.

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Re: Key West Master Thread
« Reply #25 on: January 11, 2014, 09:52:02 PM »
IME you need quarters. I had to get change from the guy behind me   :-[

update; there is no option to pay with cash/ change anymore. they only offer pay-by-plate or sunpass. i would advise carefully checking what the terms of using the pay-by-plate/ sunpass option the rental car "offers" (IME w/ hertz very pricey!).

i ended up taking highway 1. took an additional 45 min. i was trying to contact hertz to ask if i were to buy my own sunpass ($4.99 in any cvs) would it work or would i be charged anyway from hertz but was unable to reach anyone who possessed the knowledge to answer this (or any of my) question(s).




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Re: Key West Master Thread
« Reply #26 on: January 11, 2014, 11:45:37 PM »
update; there is no option to pay with cash/ change anymore. they only offer pay-by-plate or sunpass. i would advise carefully checking what the terms of using the pay-by-plate/ sunpass option the rental car "offers" (IME w/ hertz very pricey!).

i ended up taking highway 1. took an additional 45 min. i was trying to contact hertz to ask if i were to buy my own sunpass ($4.99 in any cvs) would it work or would i be charged anyway from hertz but was unable to reach anyone who possessed the knowledge to answer this (or any of my) question(s).
Hertz will charge your credit card for the tolls if you don't get a sunpass.

Happened to me last year.
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Re: Key West Master Thread
« Reply #27 on: January 14, 2014, 12:22:31 AM »
I see there are two restaurants on the chabad site. One is Mams, and the other one is Rons shishkebob. Both are supposedly Glat Kosher. Any reviews on what to order?

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Re: Key West Master Thread
« Reply #28 on: January 14, 2014, 12:22:56 PM »
I see there are two restaurants on the chabad site. One is Mams, and the other one is Rons shishkebob. Both are supposedly Glat Kosher. Any reviews on what to order?

We (wife and I) went to mams. Very relaxed atmosphere. I got falafel, really not bad. Wife got schnitzel. If your looking for upscale dining then don't go to key west :) however if your looking for decent fast food....

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Re: Key West Master Thread
« Reply #29 on: January 14, 2014, 12:26:40 PM »
We (wife and I) went to mams. Very relaxed atmosphere. I got falafel, really not bad. Wife got schnitzel. If your looking for upscale dining then don't go to key west :) however if your looking for decent fast food....
I don't expect upscale dining but just need to know if I should bring along frozen food for dinner or rather rely on those "restaurants". From what I'm hearing, I guess it's decent enough.