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Family Reunion planning for Christmas 2013- Marathon or Isla

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Ellsworth, Maine
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Family Reunion planning for Christmas 2013- Marathon or Isla

I am planning a reunion for our family of varying aged children (older group being in early 20's, younger group being between 5 and 12) and was wondering which island to stay on that has the most things nearby to do and places to eat (kid friendly). We plan on going to do things on all the keys, so we wanted to be centrally located. Some families want a nicer resort, while others want to stay in a condo. We are not planning on all staying in the same place, just on the same island.

Never been there before.

Thanks for all your help!

Pilar

Marathon, Florida
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for Marathon, Islamorada
posts: 11,235
reviews: 32
1. Re: Family Reunion planning for Christmas 2013- Marathon or Isla

Maybe read thru the Islamorada and Marathon forum, or even better - The Florida Keys forum - where you can get info on each area of the Keys rather then Key West which is an hour from Marathon. See if anything jumps out at you as to where you would rather stay. All of the Keys are family friendly, so no worries there. Both Islamorada and Marathon have what you are looking for.

Ellsworth, Maine
posts: 2
reviews: 6
2. Re: Family Reunion planning for Christmas 2013- Marathon or Isla

I actually did read through the forum before I posted, but didn't really find an answer to my question. Can you tell me this: does each island have a grocery store?

Western...
Destination Expert
for Key West
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3. Re: Family Reunion planning for Christmas 2013- Marathon or Isla

Yes both have a grocery Store.

PJ

Linden, New Jersey
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for Key West
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4. Re: Family Reunion planning for Christmas 2013- Marathon or Isla

If you are going to explore all the Keys I would stay in Marathon because it is about the half way point betwee Ley Largo and Key West.

Marathon, Florida
Destination Expert
for Marathon, Islamorada
posts: 11,235
reviews: 32
5. Re: Family Reunion planning for Christmas 2013- Marathon or Isla

How I meant it is - there are some Marathon/Islamorada people on here that don't look at the Key West Forum that you posted in. That's all. Was only trying to help

6. Re: Family Reunion planning for Christmas 2013- Marathon or Isla

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