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Nature Trails Cedar Key Wildlife Refuge

Shell Mound Nature Area Hiking Trails People visiting the picturesque island town of Cedar Key who enjoy hiking and nature trails should visit the Shell Mound unit of the Cedar Keys Wildlife Refuge less than […]

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Dauphin Island Campground Review

Town Campground, Dauphin Island, Alabama In the Spring of 2020, we spent two nights and days on Dauphin Island and camped at the Dauphin Island Campground on the east end of the island. What to […]

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Gulf Coast Scenic Drive

Visiting Dauphin Island Alabama

If you are traveling along the Mississippi-Alabama Gulf Coast Scenic Drive (Hwy 90), take detour to experience the unique, low key, friendly community of Dauphin Island. No Casinos, No high-rise hotels, very light traffic, but […]

Daily Grind Cafe Cedar Key
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1842 Daily Grind Cafe Cedar Key Florida

Restaurant Review: Daily Grind & Mercantile Cafe, Cedar Key Florida Located in the epicenter at the intersection of Road D (Hwy 24) and Main Streets, the Daily Grind is downtown Cedar Key’s most popular gathering […]


Big Deck Bar and Grill Cedar Key
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Big Deck Bar & Grill

Best Restaurants in Cedar Key, Florida Located in the Dock Street dining and shopping district, the Big Deck Raw Bar overlooks the inner harbor vs. its neighbors across the street who look out on the […]


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Duncan’s On the Gulf

Restaurant Reviews Cedar Key, Florida Formerly known as Carlin’s Steakhouse & Pub, Duncan’s has attracted good reviews online for the short time they’ve been under the current ownership. We were looking for a different place […]

Apalachicola Florida Oyster Capital of Florida
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Apalachicola, Florida

Apalachicola – Gem along the Forgotten Gulf Coast (While Apalachicola sustained some damage from the October 2018 Hurricane Michael the town recovered quite quickly and is now fully open for business and entertainment) Apalachicola has […]


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Gulf Scenic Drive – Part 2

Gulf Coast Scenic Drive – Rosemary Beach to Apalachicola Previous Article: Scenic Highway 30A Destin to Rosemary Beach Heading towards Panama City Beach After Rosemary Beach Scenic Highway 30A rejoins highway 98 and the average […]