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“loud loud loud” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Elliott Key

Elliott Key
Biscayne National Park, FL
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Type: Islands, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
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Owner description: Island in Biscayne National park with excellent hiking and nature trails.
Miami
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“loud loud loud”
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.

Visited January 2013
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Lima, Peru
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
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“Relaxation time!”
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!!!

Visited August 2011
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Miami
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11 attraction reviews
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“Perfect location for a boat day...but...”
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 overly sexual (READ: naked and dancing), which may be inappropriate for the little ones. This is especially true on Columbus Day weekend, and any other big boat weekends in Miami. Nevertheless, you can anchor a bit farther away from the crowds and have a fantastic day.

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“Elliott is for sailors”
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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