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Gilbert's Resort, the first lodging once you cross into the Florida Keys, is a great place to watch a Florida Keys sunset. (Photo: Bonnie Gross)

36 hours in Key Largo: Gilbert’s Resort and kayaking the wreck at Garden Cove

For a quick trip to the Keys, consider Gilbert’s Resort. The upgraded 1950s-era motel and tiki bar is the first lodging you reach on the road to Key Largo. Then, kayak nearby Garden Cove and discover its picturesque sunken barge, a good place to snorkel.

A sandy point on the northeast end of Munyon Island, reachable only by boat. (Photo: David Blasco)

MacArthur State Park: Kayak trail to Munyon Island for beaches, mangrove tunnels

MacArthur Beach State Park offers one of my favorite kinds of kayak trails – a trip to an island reachable only by boat. To make it better, historic Munyon Island has an interesting story and great scenery.

Oleta River State Park offers respite from Miami’s urban bustle

Oleta River State Park offers respite from Miami’s urban bustle

Tucked away in the dense urban crunch of North Miami is a vast natural environment where you can paddle your kayak or canoe, ride your bike on challenging “mountain” trails, hike backwoods paths, or just relax on a broad beach that sweeps the shore of Biscayne Bay.