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The Rain Barrel Artisan Village

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Address: 86700 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3138
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Great Lobster Roll

We always make a stop or two when in the Keys cause the Maine lobster roll is so good. After eating it's fun to browse the shops much of the merchandise is made by local artists... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
John N
Good Thunder, Minnesota
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Good Thunder, Minnesota
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167 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always make a stop or two when in the Keys cause the Maine lobster roll is so good. After eating it's fun to browse the shops much of the merchandise is made by local artists and craft persons. Fun place

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Wolcottville, Indiana
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is partial tourist trap but also has some amazing work from the local artists. If you were looking for florida type décor, this is the place to come, it has some amazing pieces to choose from. The giant lobster out front isn't too bad either. Fun attraction.

Thank thubl01
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This place has a little something for everyone. Lots of unique gifts, art, wearables, shells, souvenirs, etc. And lots of reasonable prices. If you are passing through make sure you stop and check it out! A lot of the stuff here you can't find, or at least I didn't see anything like it in Key West.

Thank phl2azo
Fort Myers, Florida
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here to look for knickknacks and souvenirs. Giant lobster makes for a great touristy picture out front. There are a bunch of different little stores in the back with the local art and artists. This place is as good as any to pick something up as a memory of your trip to The Keys. The only negative was... More 

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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Based on other recommendations, we stopped at the Artisan Village while driving through the Florida Keys. Just off the main road, It's a quirky, eclectic mix of small shops with unique offerings. We spent about an hour walking through the shops admiring the talent. The art gallery had wonderful local offerings. We also enjoyed Islamorada Sun and Fun shop. Terri... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I decided to stop here on a whim thinking it would probably just be full of tacky touristy junk but since it mentioned artists, I thought I'd give it a try. I found a little shop called Bella Sol that had some very nice handmade glass jewelry. I was told the artist would no longer be making it because of... More 

Thank Eudocia R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We visit the Keys most every winter for a few weeks in February. Been going for over 15 years and finally made hubby pull over (he's not a fan of shopping). This is one of the coolest places I've ever shopped. So many unique gifts that you won't find in the typical tourist traps. Make him pull over - you... More 

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North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We loved taking a break from the sun and discovering the shops. The shop keepers were friendly and there were neat things to purchase in all price ranges.

Thank Laura W
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is a nice change from all of the typical souvenir shops. The village has an enormous lobster sculpture to identify it as you travel on US 1. There are a handful of artisan shops as you follow the walkway through the village.

Thank wbclwie
Key Largo, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I hadn't been here in years, as will happen when one is a local, however I took the opportunity to visit when I had some guests from out of state. What lovely shops and a great place to meet and chat to some of the local artists that sell there. I will be sure to stop back more frequently from... More 

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