Box 200, Pineland FL 33945 Channel Marker 60 Latitude N 26º 39' 24.162" Longitude W 82º 13' 20.635", Fishing: Charter a fishing boat or join in on the. Cabbage Key is indeed a very special place. Want to come to Cabbage Key, but worried the family won’t do well without the flashy lights and high-speed wires? With that as my reference, what could ‘old Florida’ truly be? Located near marker 60 on the inter-coastal highway, getting to Cabbage Key by boat is a fun experience. Enjoy a cheeseburger at lunch, but stay for an exceptional dinner at night. A tip from the owners themselves, explained with the familiar excitement of a childhood fondness, let the key lime pie sit a few moments. Nature walks: The lush 100-acre island has a nature trail to walk where lizards, snakes, and birds can all be quickly spotted, as well as indigenous plants. The cabins can sleep from 2 to 8 guests. And of course, the menu featured everyone’s favorite dessert, frozen Key Lime Pie. Ask for Ms. Debbie and take her recommendation on the turtle pie. Although it was a short trip from Pineland to Cabbage Key FL, … But, before things get dystopian, it’s an easy trip to plan for a 2-night stay, with stops before and after at places with all the modern tech. You can also do what most folks do and take a regularly scheduled cruise boat to Cabbage Key. Re: cabbage key water taxi . Take the ferry across the quiet waters of Pine Island Sound to Cayo Costa State Park and Cabbage Key, off Florida's Gulf Coast near Fort Myers. And she was right.Since the moment when I had pulled up to the dock and stepped onto the island, I hadn’t even thought to look for a clock. … Posted on April 11, 2019 By Kita Roberts, Pass The Sushi Cabbage Key, Recreation, Reviews. Book a charter to get to and from the island for 2 nights while bookending the trip with stays at South Seas or family-friendly resorts at Fort Myers Beach, and enjoy a slice of true Old Florida at its finest. And although it struck me as novel, I had placed those stories in the context of memory shared, and hadn’t thought much more about it. An afternoon stroll along the nature trails, up to the top of the water tower, and peaceful quiet sunset over the smooth Gulf coast were immediately restorative in what felt like my own private utopia. Another famous detail about dining at Cabbage Key is the dollar bill lined walls. So, this was ‘Old Florida.’ The feeling of a welcoming place held timeless with its original floors and comforting feel. (Ok, the entire staff is wonderful, but she’s extra special). “A slice of old Florida,” I heard it described by several before I arrived at the small island of Cabbage Key. And as quickly as they fall, they are replaced by new visitors young and old taping their bill in place. Costs $40 for adults. For families that want to escape to old Florida, and need a pause from the modern tech, spending a few nights at Cabbage Key is the perfect way to soak in the areas relaxing nature. Stone crab, shrimp, and smoked salmon at Cabbage Key. An afternoon stroll along the nature trails, up to the top of the water tower, and peaceful quiet sunset over the smooth Gulf coast were immediately restorative in what felt like my own private utopia. Just the quintessential burger we all want from time to time. “There are no clocks,” one friendly patron explaining to me about the relaxing feeling of the island. The Cabbage Key restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, happy hour, and dinner. And of course, with a full complement of other fresh food brought in daily, also by boat, for preparation.The signature cocktail, the Cabbage Creeper, really is one that could catch up with you. A place that felt like it had paused, and somehow not aged at all, generation after generation. Water Taxi to Cabbage Key. Dollar lined walls at Cabbage Key Restaurant. It was the exact opposite of the last several family vacations I’ve had, and the novelty of it struck my fancy in our mobile-driven contemporary world. Cabbage Key is truly a quiet coastal island. Reviewed September 27, 2020. It gets better when it’s just starting to melt. Water taxis depart from Punta Gorda, Boca Grande and Pineland Marina at Pine Island. A variety of theories sticks these bills to the walls, but I like the idea of saving my buck for my return visit. I had heard stories though, of families returning year after year to places like Sanibel or other coastal classics. makes a lunch trip every day. Fly into Fort Myers and book a private charter or take the water taxi Island Girl Charters from Pineland Marina. You can also follow along for more good eats and travel tips on Instagram @passthesushi & @girlcarnivore, Twitter & Facebook. It still has its original floors and rustic charm. Both Cabbage Key and Tarpon Lodge celebrate the local bounty with daily fish specials, fresh caught Florida shrimp, and another regional must, in-season stone crab. The Cabbage Key restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, happy hour, and dinner. With that as my reference, what could ‘old Florida’ truly be? If you’ve enjoyed this travel review of Cabbage Key or any other adventures on Pass The sushi, let me know where you found us in the comments below, I love hearing from you! A tip from the owners themselves, explained with the familiar excitement of a childhood fondness, let the key lime pie sit a few moments. Even years later, it’s fun to hunt and see if your dollar has survived. For families that want to escape to old Florida, and need a pause from the modern tech, spending a few nights at Cabbage Key is the perfect way to soak in the areas relaxing nature. A variety of theories sticks these bills to the walls, but I like the idea of saving my buck for my return visit. The newly remodeled rooms have kept the charm of the original Rinehart estate with original floors and charming details. Each of the cabins is within walking distance of the main inn. I have done the theme parks and seen the beaches. $25,for children. Joshua Tree, California. Another famous detail about dining at Cabbage Key is the dollar bill lined walls. Every seat was taken, both inside and out front on the patio, on the mild sunny day in the middle of Spring Break. There are six beautiful rooms at the historic Cabbage Key Inn and 8 cabins for rent on the island.