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Family Friendly Key West

The southernmost city in the continental U.S. offers more than just spicy conch fritters, sizzling sunsets and drunken Jimmy Buffet songs.

Key West is of one of America’s quirkiest places where oddballs rule and eccentric’s rock. From roosters roaming the streets to spring breakers strutting their stuff, Key West caters to all walks of life and lifestyles. And it is more family-friendly than you might think with a fun, eclectic and electric atmosphere permeating the streets, day and night.

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Miami… Vice Style

When I think of the many great TV shows from my childhood, one thing comes to mind – great opening sequences. Who can forget Magnum P.I.’s Ferrari roaring off onto the highway, or the cool brown and orange two-seat helicopter soaring in and around the volcanic mountains of Hawaii. Of course, we can’t mention Magnum P.I. without conjuring thoughts of Hawaii…Five-O that is, with the thundering waves and hula-dancers.

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Miami, Delray Beach

Undeniable Charm of Delray Beach

There’s no denying it, South Florida is a sprawling and overcrowded urban mess, with traffic and heat and plenty of confusion. There’s the infamous history and current problems as well, but in a region full of cities that can’t escape vice pasts, a little town stands alone.

Delray Beach is about an hour drive north of Miami, but may as well be a world away. Just thirty minutes south of posh Palm Beach, Delray is an unusual mix of casual wealth meeting Americana. Home to a variety of ages and lifestyles, there is nothing more defining than its undeniable charm.

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Locals Guide to the Tastes of South Beach

In recent years South Beach has been swamped with media exposure that would have you think that a Bentley, an entourage, a couple of tattoos and a lot of bling are mandatory in order to enjoy South Beach these days. If you stay close to the beach at one of the swank hotels on Collins Avenue and don’t venture out, you may find yourself thinking the same. Although I am also a fan of the many big-ticket restaurants offering glitter and glam, this time I offer you a view from the other side.

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Fort Lauderdale – America’s Venice

Connie Francis immortalized Fort Lauderdale in 1960 with the release of "Where The Boys Are." Since then, this South Florida city has grown up and so have the boys. And a few own homes along Millionaire’s Row in the Intracoastal Waterway.

Fort Lauderdale is no longer an "in" destination for kids on semester break. It’s become a grown-up place where sophisticated adults gather to enjoy the great weather, outdoor activities and world-class dining and shopping.

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