27 October 2016

Three-Pronged Gold Cup Series of Sailfish Tournaments Kicks Off Dec. 1-4

Up to 25 boat teams of elite sport fishermen are to compete in the Florida Keys Gold Cup Sailfish Championship series held in the waters off Islamorada, abiding by rules that strongly emphasize conservation and sportsmanship.
30 September 2016

New Resorts, Marine Coral Trail, Culinary Options Highlight What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Fall 2016

The Florida Keys & Key West continue to unveil upscale resorts, with six properties and nearly 460 units soon to be added to the 125-mile-long island chain’s accommodations inventory.
New seasonal airlift into Key West is also coming. United Airlines is scheduled to launch seasonal service from Newark, New Jersey, and from Chicago into Key West this winter through spring.
A new coral restoration marine trail and creative dining options also highlight fall offerings for visitors and residents.
13 September 2016

New York Angler Scores Third Robert James Sales S.L.A.M. Win in Key West

Jim Bokor Jr. of Buffalo, New York, earned the title of grand champion angler for the third consecutive year at the Robert James Sales S.L.A.M. Celebrity Fishing Tournament that ended Sept. 11 in the Florida Keys.
27 July 2016

Mel Fisher Maritime Museum Debuts Cuban Migrant Vessel and Exhibit

The Mariana, a 21-foot makeshift vessel that carried 24 Cubans from their homeland to Key West, highlights a Mel Fisher Maritime Museum exhibit on the Cuban migrant phenomenon that opens to visitors in late August.
14 July 2016

South Florida Team Repeats Del Brown Permit Tournament Win

Joe Skrumbellos of Sunrise, Florida, caught and released three permit to earn 450 points and the title of grand champion angler at the 2016 Del Brown Permit Tournament that ended July 12. 
10 June 2016

Photographer Clyde Butcher’s Islamorada Exhibit Celebrates U.S. National Park Service Centennial

Photography and nature fans can explore an exhibit by Florida’s legendary black-and-white landscape photographer Clyde Butcher this summer at the Florida Keys History & Discovery Center in Islamorada.
02 June 2016

Accommodations, Attractions and Adventures Highlight What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Summer 2016

The Florida Keys & Key West offer a variety of new and enhanced accommodations, attractions, sustainable and eco libations and Everglades National Park amenities that highlight the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary in August.
Explore some new reasons to visit the Florida Keys here:
26 May 2016

Irish Author Wins Contest to Write in Ernest Hemingway’s Key West Studio

More than 2,100 people submitted stories to the Florida Keys Flash Fiction Contest, competing to work in Ernest Hemingway’s former Key West writing studio, but none could outshine “Wallpaper” by Ireland’s Denyse Woods. 
25 May 2016

Where to Get a Florida Keys 'Flavor Fix'

Scores of visitors envy Florida Keys "locals" who create satisfying lives full of authentic pleasures and natural ingredients. But visitors too can enjoy the indigenous flavors of the Keys, and even take home tasty "souvenirs" to help sustain them until their next vacation escape.