07 February 2018

'Connections Project' Debuts to Celebrate Florida Keys Arts Community

As well as being connected by the iconic Overseas Highway, the 125-mile-long Florida Keys island chain also is connected by a vibrant community of artists. From now through May 8, art lovers can view a 24-foot mural featuring the work of close to 400 creative spirits during a series of six exhibitions throughout the Keys. 
06 February 2018

Georgia and Florida Keys Anglers Win Cuda Bowl

Scott Christian of Alpharetta, Georgia, released 246.75 inches of barracuda to win the fly division of the 2018 Cuda Bowl Tournament that ended Feb. 3 in the Lower Florida Keys. Guided by Captain John Benvenuto of Key West, Florida, he earned the title of divisional grand champion.
10 January 2018

State of the Florida Keys Tourism Industry Following Hurricane Irma

Key Largo and Key West were least impacted by Hurricane Irma, which struck the Keys Sept. 10, 2017, as were most hotels and businesses on the bayside, or gulfside, in Islamorada and Marathon. The Florida Keys & Key West have been open to visitors since Oct. 1, just three weeks after the hurricane.
 
 
10 January 2018

Follow the Florida Keys at #FishFLKeys for a Chance to Win an Angling Vacation

Winning a Florida Keys fishing vacation could be as simple as following the Florida Keys Facebook page and entering the #FishFLKeys trip giveaway, part of a four-month social media program that launched Monday. The program spotlights the Keys' recreational fishing activities and the destination’s unmatched concentration of seasoned professional charter guides.
 
08 January 2018

Anglers to Target Barracuda Feb. 1-3 During Florida Keys Cuda Bowl

Casting skills are to eclipse kicking skills in the Florida Keys as anglers target barracuda, flats fishing’s “big game,” in an annual pre–Super Bowl challenge that can be as intense as football’s big game.  
27 December 2017

Offbeat 'Drops' and Fireworks to Mark Florida Keys New Year's Eve

From beachside fireworks to wacky takeoffs on the traditional ball drop in New York's Times Square, the Florida Keys offer visitors a wealth of ways to welcome 2018. And because "winter" in the subtropical island chain means balmy breezes rather than blizzards, revelers can leave heavy coats and boots behind as they head out to celebrate wearing light dresses or shorts and sandals. 
 
18 December 2017

Distinctive Florida Keys & Key West Events Highlight 2018 Calendar

Providing visitors year-round entertainment, special events and festivals in the Florida Keys & Key West focus on the area’s colorful history, artistic culture and quirky ambiance, as well as celebrating the island chain’s underwater paradise, outdoor adventures and tasty cuisine.
18 December 2017

Attractions, Tours and Accommodations Highlight What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West

The Florida Keys & Key West offer a variety of new and enhanced attractions, accommodations, tours and cultural offerings to entice, intrigue and entertain visitors. Explore the winter 2017-18 highlights here.


 
15 December 2017

State of the Florida Keys Tourism Industry Following Hurricane Irma As of Dec. 15, 2017

Key Largo and Key West were least impacted by Hurricane Irma, as were hotels and businesses on the bayside or gulfside in Islamorada and Marathon. Most tourism infrastructure is largely restored. Visitors can anticipate memorable, quality vacation experiences in most areas of the destination.
13 December 2017

Big Pine & Lower Keys Nautical Expo to Offer Maritime Merchandise Jan. 13-14

Attention, water enthusiasts: boats, motors and nautical items galore are to be available at the 14th annual Big Pine & Lower Keys Nautical Expo. A popular annual “pop-up” outfitter of supplies for a wide variety of water activities, the open-air market is set for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 13-14.