Are the wild Florida Keys child-friendly? Ask Flipper

Dolphin Research Center

OK, so the Florida Keys may not be the first destination that comes to mind when you think of a family vacation. But maybe it should be.

Sure, there are about a hundred other Florida attractions you’re more likely to take your little ones to than this island chain, which has a well-deserved reputation for world-class diving, sportfishing and, of course, its notorious watering holes.
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Be a beach “pro”: 5 shore secrets we discovered in Panama City

Beach

Say what you want about Panama City Beach, Fla. Poke fun at the highrise hotels, the bumper-to-bumper traffic on U.S. Route 98, and call it the Redneck Riviera, if you must.

But spend a little time here and you’ll discover something about this unapologetically touristy strip of sand in Florida’s famous Panhandle.

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