Florida Keys


Three-Hour Tours: Boating in the Keys

During our editor's recent trip to the Florida Keys, he took full advantage of the beautiful environment by booking three excursions on the water.

Marathon’s Marvelous Turtle Hospital

Our editor branches out and adds a motel to his Florida itinerary -- a motel for turtles. His visit to Marathon's Turtle Hospital turned out to be delightful.

Key West Hotels: A Hit and Two Misses

Our editor visited three hotels in Key West. Despite what the prices lead you to believe, none offer luxury-level service. But one did get his recommendation.

Key West Walking Tours

Our editor goes on three walking tours of Key West -- taking in its art, literary history and historical homes -- and learns something new at each of them.

Contrasting Resorts in the Florida Keys

Lured by the promise of sun, sand and seafood, our editor escapes to the Florida Keys, where he visited two larger resorts at different points along Route 1.

Favorite Florida Keys Restaurants

On this most recent trip to Florida, our editor visited nine restaurants along U.S. Route 1. He consumed enough Key lime pie to last a lifetime.

Where Members Are Booking Now: Summer 2020

Andrew Harper members are itching to travel. And many of them are booking their next trip now. These are the hotels they are reserving.

Florida Restaurants: 20 Must-Try Favorites

Floridian cooking reflects the state's Southern heritage, as well as its Latin American and Caribbean influences. Here are 20 restaurants we recommend.

Just Back From: Key West

Andrew Harper CEO Crista Bailey recently had a relaxing stay at The Gardens Hotel in Key West, Florida, where she lived like a local for three days.

Key West Restaurants

Besides lovely hotels, museums and architecture, Key West has many dining options. Here are four restaurants I particularly liked.

Key West Reading List

Key West has long been a refuge and an inspiration for writers. Not all the books on this list constitute high literature, but each is well worth reading.

Two Historic Houses on Key West

Given the number of notable people who have lived on Key West, it's not surprising that many of their homes have been preserved. Here are two of my favorites.

Key West’s Charming Conch Houses

One of the pleasures of Key West is strolling along the streets of Old Town looking at the lovely 19th-century cottages called "conchs."

The Cottage Hotels of Key West

Key West has had a reputation as a place for party-goers, but an influx of well-heeled retirees have restored cottages and raised the prevailing tone.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Florida

There has always been a relative dearth of hideaways in Florida. However, on my recent trip I discovered three that were satisfyingly sophisticated.

Letter From the Editor: August 2017

Mr. Harper revisits a favorite property in Rome, Hotel Eden, after its recent refurbishment and discovers three boutique hotels in Palm Beach.

Deep Sea Fishing Around the World

From the Florida Keys to Phuket, these seven picturesque deep-sea fishing sites across the globe make it easy to enjoy this thrilling sea sport.

'Gone Fishing': Deep Sea Fishing in the Florida Keys

From Islamorada to Little Torch Key, learn more about the attraction of deep sea fishing in the Florida Keys for sailfish, blue marlin, swordfish and more.

Summer Cocktail Series: 'Gumby Slumber'

This tropical beverage from Little Palm Island Resort & Spa in the Florida Keys is the perfect way to kick off our summer cocktail series.

Featured Member: Nick Morgan

Nick Morgan and his extended family recently took a trip to Hawks Cay Resort in the Florida Keys to commemorate his 60th birthday.