The Florida Keys: Art & Culture in Islamorada

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Ready for a vacation? Take flight to Islamorada where you can soak in the sun and art scene.

Not only is Islamorada the sportfishing capital of the world, but the six-island destination is also full of cultural attractions. To help you plan your next Florida Keys getaway we’ve compiled some of our favorite accommodations, and upcoming artful happenings. Enjoy!

Monthly Art Walk in the Morada Way Arts & Cultural District

Where to take in art: Every third Thursday put the fishing rods to rest, and take pleasure in fine art and live music. The monthly Art Walk is free to attend and located at Morada Way Arts and Cultural District. Local artists and galleries participate, drawing in upwards of 1,000 visitors each month.

Dockside Dining in Islamorada

Where to dine: Forget farm-to-table dining, and try fresh-from-the-dock seafood at tiki-covered bars, and beachfront cafes. Local hotspots include Hungry Tarpon Restaurant where you can cook your own catch, Lazy Days Restaurant, and Zagat-rated Marker 88.

Islamorada Offers Excellent Deep Sea Fishing

Where to fish: If you’re into fly-fishing then you already know it was pioneered here. Islamorada is a great place to catch Tarpon and bonefish. And has the world’s highest density of professional offshore charter boats with tournament-grade captains. Check out our directory to find a highly skilled fishing guide for your next fishing trip.

Relax at an Ocean Front Resort in Islamorada

Where to stay: Retreat in an oceanfront villa at one of these luxurious properties. Check out Amara Cay Resort, which blends recreation with relaxation, Ocean House, Islamorada’s newest adult boutique hotel situated on a private beach, Pines and Palms Resort atop five acres of land, and the highly rated Moorings Village and Spa to name a few. Visit us here for more lodging options.

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The Florida Keys: Art & Culture in Islamorada