Florida Keys

A Review of Lazy Days Restaurant – Islamorada, FL

  GRADING Overall Score: C Service: C Food: C Atmosphere: B Vegetarian options?: C Recommended?: No (not for a fancy dinner) Lazy Days Restaurant is located on the Overseas Highway in Islamorada, in the Florida Keys.  We chose to dine here mostly because it was within walking distance of our hotel, the Amara Cay Resort…

History of Diving Museum – A Review

  History of Diving Museum 82990 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036 GRADING Overall Score: B Cost: B ($12 adult/ $6 kids 5-11/ under 5 free) Fun Potential: C Recommended?: Yes Along the Overseas Highway in Islamorada is a painted warehouse-like building, covered in colorful images of undersea life. This building, the History of Diving Museum, is a delightful museum for anyone curious about the history of underwater diving. As a child, I was terribly afraid of these deep sea diver suits. They were on display at the entrance of a restaurant my family frequented. They seemed so huge and…

Midway Cafe – Islamorada, Florida

Midway Cafe 80499 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036 GRADING Overall Score: B Service: B Food: B Atmosphere: B Vegetarian options?: A Recommended?: Yes The Midway Cafe is located near mile marker 80 in Islamorada, sandwiched between the Overseas Highway and Old State Highway 4A.  A popular establishment for breakfast and lunch, the Midway Cafe also serves speciality hot and cold coffee drinks, smoothies, and famous Key Lime pie…

Saving the Sea Turtles! Visiting the Turtle Hospital – Marathon, FL

The Turtle Hospital 2396 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050 GRADING Overall Score: A Cost: B ($22 per adult, $11 kids 4-12, kids under 4 are free) Fun Potential: B Recommended?: Yes Along the Overseas Highway in Marathon, Florida is a bright green old motel that is home to endangered sea turtles. This old motel is the Turtle Hospital, a veterinary hospital for sick and injured sea turtles found in the Florida Keys. Their mission here is to rescue the sick or injured turtles, treat them, and eventually release them if their injury or condition permits…