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mbmango

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Planning South Florida trip... for mangos?!
« on: June 20, 2020, 01:32:00 AM »
Not the best timing, but will be flying into Miami 7/31 and heading ultimately to Key West.  I've got that first weekend to try to gather as many mangoes as possible.  Given our Cali import restrictions, we haven't tried very many types of mangoes really, so hoping to develop some snobbiness on this trip.  Wish we could have come in earlier in the season, but beggars can't be choosers.  Only been to Orlando once before for the parks, off-season, so I have no idea of the area really.

We arrive early Friday morning, so driving straight up to Palm Beach to try to visit Tropical Acres & the Zills, and Excalibur?.  Probably staying in South Beach, although that's flexible.  Weekend is open, but will visit the Spice Park one of those days, plus if there's anything else notable in the Homestead area.  Then on to the Keys.

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Re: Planning South Florida trip... for mangos?!
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2020, 10:16:15 AM »
I just done this same thing. Mangos season is early this year. Goodluck out there and have fun no matter what!

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Re: Planning South Florida trip... for mangos?!
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2020, 03:18:02 AM »
Thanks!  Any notable stops you'd recommend?

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Re: Planning South Florida trip... for mangos?!
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2020, 08:35:36 AM »
If you are in Homestead, I would recommend Robert is Here fruit stand.
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Re: Planning South Florida trip... for mangos?!
« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2020, 10:49:18 AM »
A must - add to your list Truly Tropical, nice folks over there.
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Re: Planning South Florida trip... for mangos?!
« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2020, 01:05:56 PM »
I agree Jabo-45, Robert is Here, he has a wide variety of local grown, Milkshakes are pretty good and it is somewhat on the way to the keys.

Search Grimal Grove in the Big Pine Key, never got down there but it interests me.

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Re: Planning South Florida trip... for mangos?!
« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2020, 05:31:30 PM »
Thanks for the recommendations!  Just heard that American Airlines will be filling middle seats again, plus with covid looking like itís getting worse, Iím going to try to defer this to next year, hopefully a little earlier in the season.

 

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