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Patti Roth, the editor of Fort Lauderdale on the Cheap, scouts out state and national deals, discounts and coupons for our readers, finding the real deals and presenting them in an easy-to-read format. A veteran newspaper and magazine writer and a longtime South Florida resident, she has written for The Miami Herald, The Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida Travel and Life, E Environmental Magazine, Dog Fancy, Cat Fancy, US Architecture and Send your cheap tips to her at

Visit island parks for $2.50

BYOB. Bring Your Own Boat. Accessibilty by boat — private, rented or tour — is a must to these islands, then admission is $2.50  for enjoying these Florida state parks in the Upper Keys. * Indian Key Historic State Park, Mile Marker 85.5, 305-664-2540 , accessbile by canoe or kayak. * Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park, …

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