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Florida Keys' Drag Race

Florida Keys' Drag Race

The "Drag Race" in the Florida Keys probably isn't what you're imagining it to be in that it's not cars lined up and sprinting against each other but actually a group of people dressed in drag running through the streets. No matter your stance on their lifestyle, you have to admit that this would have been a blast to watch in person.

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The Keys Bring Exoticism to U.S.

The Keys Bring Exoticism to U.S.

ather than going through all the problems now associated with international travel, a trip to the Florida Keys might be in store. There's enough of that cool island feel throughout the Keys for travelers to get their need to exoticism satiated right here in the United States, without ever once having to deal with passports or customs.

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Florida's Most Expensive Vacation Destinations

Florida's Most Expensive Vacation Destinations

In all of Florida, the most expensive vacation destinations are in the Florida Keys; more specifically, it's Key West. Though it might cost a few extra dollars, the Florida Keys are well worth it and offer some of the best vacation opportunities in the entire United States.

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Florida Keys Island Converts to Solar Energy

Florida Keys Island Converts to Solar Energy

I always like to highlight green and sustainable initiatives whenever I get the chance and the small Florida Keys island of Pigeon Key has made the move to solar energy. Even with the island being tiny,†it's impressive to learn that about 95% of all electricity used on it is now generated via solar power.

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Two-Headed Shark Found Near Florida Keys

Two-Headed Shark Found Near Florida Keys

An extremely rare two-headed shark has been found in the Florida Keys. In fact, the rarity is so high that this is actually the first confirmed case of a two-headed bull shark in history, even if it was only the fetus and is already dead. It shouldn't take long for SyFy to pick up on the idea and make a horror movie, right?

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Enjoy Nature in the Florida Keys

Enjoy Nature in the Florida Keys

Being one of the most expensive vacation destinations in Florida, finding ways to connect with nature (and possibly save a few dollars) might be high on traveler's priorities. There are tons of things to do in the Keys that don't cost a dollar, but still offer a great day out.

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March madness for fishermen

March madness for fishermen

Who said that March was only a big moth for college basketball? March has also proven to be a big month for those who are in the sport of fishing especially off of the Florida Keys. Itís a great time to reel in some mahi. You might also learn a thing or two about the ocean and how it functions this time of year.

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Sunken treasure found of the Florida Keys

Sunken treasure found of the Florida Keys

We have all dreamed of finding a sunken treasure and becoming rich. But lets be honest how often does that really happen? The answer is obviously not too often but a team of diver who frequently search for shipwrecks hit the hull as they discovered two Spanish ships near the Florida Keys that were in position of a treasure.

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Kitties May Starve to Death

Kitties May Starve to Death

Kittens in the Keys may be trapped and then spayed. That doesnít seem so bad until they mention the part about the kittens that are going to be trapped and wont be returned to where they were captured to begin with. This means that most of those cats will die of hunger because their main food source is their mother's milk.

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Travel to the Keys

Travel to the Keys

Around this time of year, the Florida Keys have many different attractions to offer. The greatest thing is that they have things to do for people of all ages so you can bring the whole family. One of the most popular attractions has to be fishing as they provide all the essentials for a good time.

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Wounded vets go for a special bike ride

Wounded vets go for a special bike ride

The Florida Keys hosted a wonderful event that gave wounded veterans the opportunity to ride specially modified bikes across the islands. Vets also had the opportunity to swim with dolphins. With out a doubt this was the opportunity of a lifetime and after all they deserve it.

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Astronomers meeting in the keys

Astronomers meeting in the keys

Hundreds of astronomers met at the Florida Keys for the 29th annual winter star party. The party has attracted about 500 people and the number seems to have grown over the last couple of years. The reason that the meeting is held in the Keys is because it is one of the few places where the Southern Cross can be seen.

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Three of the Best Small Hotels Are In the Keys

Three of the Best Small Hotels Are In the Keys

The Florida Keys are home to three of the top 25 small hotels in the nation. Not to mention that all three came in the top 10 of that list as well. Sections were taken from about 650,000 hotels. Make sure to check out these hotels as u are sure to have a great time.

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Renewable Seafood Resource

Renewable Seafood Resource

To those vegetarians who donít eat meat because of animal mistreatment, the Florida Keys are solving that problem. They are the largest world supplier of stone crab, but they are doing this without harming or killing the Crab. There might be hope after all for you to eat white meat at least.

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Military Blimp in Florida Keys to Come Down After Three Decades

Military Blimp in Florida Keys to Come Down After Three Decades

March 15 will be a special day for the military in the Florida Keys. A blimp that has hovered over Cudjoe Key for over 33 years will finally end its long flight. The Tethered Aerostat Radar System known as ďFat AlbertĒ is part of a program that is being cut. Citizens will wait for the blimps descent as a crowd is sure to gather.

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Spring Break in the Florida Keys

Spring Break in the Florida Keys

If you're looking to get away for a week or two, be sure to take advantage of the upcoming spring break and book a trip to the Florida Keys. The Keys already have popular packages set up so all you have to do is select it, pay it, and wait for your departure date as your trip is already planed out.

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Have An Extra Six Million Lying Around?

Have An Extra Six Million Lying Around?

Want to get away? Have an extra six million lying around? Then the off-the-grid islands of the Florida Keys is where you need to go. These brilliantly located properties are so private that you need a boat to enter the premises. Completely surrounded by water you donít need to worry about loud neighbors.

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Deep Sea Fishing in the Keys

Deep Sea Fishing in the Keys

Some look to fishing as a form of relaxation, others as a sport. Some rely on fishing as a way to gather food and some even (luckily) do it for a living. Deep ocean fishing is a pretty difficult task as it requires a lot of patience, a virtue that not a lot of people have, but it's well worth doing for anyone visiting the Florida Keys.

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Man to Circumnavigate Florida on Paddleboat

Man to Circumnavigate Florida on Paddleboat

A Florida graduate begins standing paddle boat expedition to navigate the 1,515 mile saltwater trail, which includes the Florida Keys, 10 miles a day, to celebrate the adventurers who first set foot in Florida and also to raise environmental awareness.

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Ragnar Relay Florida Keys Still Open

Ragnar Relay Florida Keys Still Open

The Ragnar Relay Florida Keys is still accepting relay teams to join in the 200 mile overnight relay race over the beautiful seaside trails of the Florida Keys. If you enjoy running and scenic views you may want to find 11 other likeminded fellows and participate.

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