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Let’s Party Like Locals in Florida Key West

HERE AT THE FLORIDA WEEKLY, WE SURE DO GET AROUND. The island, that is. Need a comprehensive happy hour guide? We’ve got your (pickle) back. Looking for indoor activities to waste away a rare rainy day? We’ve got museums, theaters and attractions enough for a storm of monsoon proportions. In short, over the past three years we’ve covered every square inch of this island to bring you the best spots to drink, dine and dance and, most importantly, we’ve let you in on our favorite locals’ secrets. And like any living organism, Key West is constantly evolving. Although many of our Party Like a Local recommendations from years past still stand — the Hindu is still the coolest schooner in town, The Roost’s martini and caviar happy hour remains the best way to ensure you get toasted while feeling like the heiress to a Russian fortune, Thirsty Mermaid and Little Pearl continue to serve up exciting and innovative dock-to-dish masterpieces, The Breakfast Club, Too is slaying the breakfast chow

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World’s first guitar-shaped hotel in Florida

The $1.5 billion Hard Rock property in Hollywood, Florida, is part of a larger project — a $2.2 billion project expanding two Florida Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos (the other is located in Tampa).
Both the Hollywood and Tampa locations of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino are successful Seminole-run resort casinos and contain all the glitzy, overstated fixings of a traditional Hard Rock property.

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Solo trip to Miami: Things to do alone in one of America’s best beach cities

When I typed “cheap flights” into my search bar shortly after New Year’s Day, I already had some requirements in mind. I’d found myself sitting at home in Austin, Texas, with three free weeks in between jobs, and I firmly believe that God does not give you that long of a breather without expecting you to take a trip somewhere.First rule: No repeat destinations to somewhere I’d already been. Second rule: Escape the cold.So, with my eyes scanning the list of

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The 20 Best Beaches in Florida

More than 800 beaches skirt the coast of Florida, where white sandy shores stretch from Pensacola in the Panhandle to the southernmost city of Key West. With so much prime oceanfront, it’s no wonder there are so beautiful beach vacations available. Whether you want to relax, have family vacation, party all night in South Beach, or snorkel all day, you’ll be able to do it here.

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48 hours in . . . Orlando, an insider guide to the home of the theme park (but also so much more)

Most people who visit ‘Orlando’ never truly see it. They arrive at Orlando International Airport and head straight for the theme parks. The city actually lies 15 miles north-east and often goes unnoticed in the rush for Disney and co – which is a major oversight, as it’s home to some of Florida’s most original experiences.

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