Want to travel farther?
The Florida Keys are a popular destination. Traffic is typically heavy, so staying overnight is best.
Key Largo, the northernmost Key, offers several dive centers for snorkel or scuba dives near our nation's undersea John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park. Sportfishing is also a main attraction.
Check out the restored African Queen with canal cruises and weekend "dinner cruises". This classic steamer is docked at mile marker 100 in Key Largo at the Holiday Inn complex.