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Condo with Shopping within walking distance

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Condo with Shopping within walking distance

Hi, looking to come to Key Largo with teenagers. Is there a condo that is nice, on the beach, within walking distance to shopping so they can come and go as they please without having to get in a car? Is there a better "key" to go other than Largo? :-) Thanks!

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1. Re: Condo with Shopping within walking distance

There's not much in the way of shops in Key Largo or anywhere else in the keys other than Duvall St in Key West. They're going to need a car to get around.

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2. Re: Condo with Shopping within walking distance

sorry, but beg to differ...

While Key West has the largest single walking street with millions of shops (no comment on chains, quality, repetitive cheesiness, etc.), many of the other islands have a "center of town", or a more central area that can be walked.

For instance, while not condos but hotels, if you stay in Key Largo around Holiday Inn/Ramada/Bayside, there are shops, restaurants, etc. within two or three blocks.

Same goes for Islamorada, near the Cheeca or Islander; walking shops and restaurants within two-three blocks.

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3. Re: Condo with Shopping within walking distance

"is there a better key to go to that Largo?"

The answer to that questions is what are you looking to do and see in the keys? How old are the teenagers? (13 y/o has a much different need than a 19 y/o). How much time do you place to spend on the beach vs shopping?

The lovely buffettgal will shop while we are in the keys, but it is hardly a destination activity.

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4. Re: Condo with Shopping within walking distance

Thanks for your replies. The girls will be 18 when we go, and they'd prefer to play on the beach and shop rather than party. Thanks for your help.

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5. Re: Condo with Shopping within walking distance

I would suggest the Checca Lodge in Islamorada, 30 miles south of Key Largo.

If you stay at the Holiday Inn or Ramada this is what is close by: Blockbuster video, bookstore, laundry mat, Wendy's, Burger King, a liquor store, a dive shop, and a World Watersports where you can buy equipment. There is no beach, but they do have a pool.

Islamorada has more touristy type shops all over the place and in a short distance of each other. There is also more restaurants there.

And they have a beach on the ocean at Cheeca.

Try this link

http://cheeca-lodge-keys.ht411.com/

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