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Backpacking the Florida Keys..... where to sleep?

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1. Posted by Lazhar (Budding Member 16 posts) 4y

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Doing a Round he World trip, I am in Boston for few more days and then I want to experience the Keys in Florida. Miami being too expensive because of a music festival, I want to do something different: hiking/backpacking the Florida Keys!

Transportation is not a problem since I will mostly walk but where will I be able to sleep for very cheap, my budget cannot allow more than $20 for accommodation. What are the options or alternative since even camping is pricey, and hostels inexistant.

I need a heavy help on this one..

Thanks guys,


2. Posted by Cyberia (Travel Guru 1834 posts) 4y

The Keys and most of southern Florida, have always been a bit expensive and more so because of this festival and because you have left it to the last minute.

If you really want to see the Keys, I would take a bus there, stay somewhere overnight (there may be no cheap option) and come back next day, and stay somewhere reasonably cheap anywhere you can.

You may have to leave this till another time if you cannot afford it this trip.