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Elliott Key

Biscayne National Park, FL
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Type: Islands
Activities: Hiking
Description: Island in Biscayne National park with excellent hiking and nature trails.
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Fairfax, Virginia
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263 reviews 263 reviews
241 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We just enjoyed this beautiful area so much. The weather was perfect for a great day at the beach and enjoying the sites.

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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165 reviews 165 reviews
50 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Had planned to take a day trip out to Adams and Elliott Keys along with snorkeling. However the park concessionaire had recently broken the contract with the NPS, leaving little else to do, other than the visitor center and the beach/board walk. Was looking forward to the trip, but was out of our hands to do something else. Am sure... More

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Fort Lauderdale
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106 reviews 106 reviews
34 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We have been out here several times on my friend's boat. We throw the anchor in and hang out for hours. The kids and adults alike have a blast swimming, rafting and kayaking. The water is so clear and the island is a piece of paradise. Highly recommend it - good times had by all.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

If ya like yer camping with peace & quiet, forget Elliott Key. That's unfortunate, cause it has potential. I used earplugs *and* earmuffs! The "primitive" ocean side is better, but it's a (usually) buggy schlep to the facilities on the bay side.

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Lima, Peru
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Elliot Key is a beautiful location. I've been there several times on my friend's boat. Beautiful, relaxing, very special. It's a great boat ride from Miami. Nice to stay there for a few days and just enjoy the sun, the ocean, the peace, the silence.... really worth it!!!

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
11 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

I've only been by boat and it's always a good time. A few caveats...there are certain times of year where the mosquitos are insane over there. I recommend a repellent of some sort. Also, this may not be the best place to bring families because on some Saturdays and Sundays, SOME boat goers have no problem with being a bit... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2003

I have anchored off Elliott Key many times, usually in the area of Coon Point. Nice swimming and no crowds during the week. Interested in knowing more about the unsuccesful attempt to develop the island in the 60s and 70s. Have tried hiking across to the ocean, but the mosquitoes are horrendous. Captain Mark Wallace

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