Back in the city, and starting Monday, all new NYC posts. I hope you enjoyed my write-up of our roadtrip to Key West. One final bit of advice if you decide to make the trek yourself: when you go to take a picture of yourself standing at the southern-most point in the continental United States…
. . .
→ Read More: Good-bye, Florida
Though we were fighting the clock to get to Orlando for our flight back to NY, we made sure to leave time for a stop at a place universally recommended by Scouting NY readers: the Vizcaya estate.
>>>Continue reading “The Most Impressive Party Boat In Florida: A Trip To Vizcaya”
Back to the New York stuff next Monday, but I wanted to close my series of road trip posts with two really special places we saw just before we headed home.
On our last day in Key West, we decided to visit Dry Tortugas National Park. Unfortunately, we got some bad news as we arrived at the ferry…
The ferry operator told us that rain was 100% guaranteed, and that he’d happily refund our money if we didn’t want to go. But when the heck were we going to be back again? We decided to risk a bit of sea sickness and hopped on board.
>>>Continue reading “Abandoned On A Desert Island: A Trip To Dry Tortugas”
We started off our day in Key West on Duval Street, the main drag…
…and immediately saw a rooster nearly get hit by a car.
>>>Continue reading “Key West”
I was really excited for today’s 97 mile drive from Key Largo to Key West, because it would take us on one of the most unlikely highways in the United States: the Overseas Highway, the southernmost portion of the East Coast’s Route 1.
>>>Continue reading “The Most Unlikely Highway in America”
We sat in the car eating our lunches while watching the exploded van burn across the street. This got more interesting when the pick-up truck that apparently hit the van also exploded.
Then, we doubled-back a little ways down Route 1 to a roadside tourist stop that’s been in business since admission was just 10 cents.
>>>Continue reading “Coral Castles, The Everglades, Robert Is Here, and Bogie in Key Largo”