16 August 2019

Connect & Protect: Be a Citizen Scientist in the Florida Keys

Increased efforts in volunteerism, often called “voluntourism,” contribute to the self-sufficiency and sustainability of tourist destinations like the Florida Keys, helping make the world a better place through environmental education. Advocacy groups and learning-based attractions in the Keys offer hands-on experiences that enable visitors to learn about impacts on Florida's reefs and the environment, and how the average person can help as a citizen scientist.
25 July 2019

Sailing Away to Key Largo? Eat Like a Local

Today’s Key Largo is fascinating, textured with rich contrasts. It includes upscale new resorts such as Baker’s Cay Resort Key Largo, Curio Collection by Hilton; Playa Largo Resort & Spa, Autograph Collection; and the all-inclusive Bungalows Key Largo scheduled to reopen in December. It’s also a mix of funky attractions, established dive charter operations and affordable-stay options that are longtime comfy favorites.
03 July 2019

Annual Coral Spawn Reproduction Represents Circle of Life Along Florida Keys Reefs

The hard corals of the Florida Keys reefs have spent eons developing a simple system to perpetuate the species, one of nature’s mysteries that works without human intervention or complete understanding.
25 June 2019

Connect & Protect: Sustaining Awareness

As the Florida Keys ease into summer, a “Connect & Protect” initiative continues to encourage awareness of sustainable opportunities and memorable activities for visitors. Here are five points to boost your eco-awareness and inspire positive actions.
03 June 2019

The Florida Keys Embrace Summer with Sustainable Fun, New Activities

The Florida Keys & Key West continue to spotlight the destination’s eco-oriented “Connect & Protect” initiative to encourage awareness of sustainable, memorable activities for visitors.
 
In addition, notable new offerings include two resorts in the family-oriented Middle Keys and Key West’s intriguing Sails to Rails museum.
23 April 2019

Afro Roots Fest to Celebrate World Music in Islamorada and Key Largo

Music and culture are to take center stage for Upper Keys audiences during the annual Afro Roots Fest, set for May 26 in Islamorada and June 29 in Key Largo. The festival spotlights acclaimed performers from the Caribbean, the Americas and Africa during events that transcend genre and appeal to a wide range of listeners.
09 April 2019

Celebratory Florida Keys Events Highlight Second Half of 2019

The second six months of each year in the Florida Keys & Key West are always festive, with lively and offbeat events throughout the 125-mile-long island chain. There are always only-in-the Keys activities for visitors eager to enjoy marine life and the unique environment, fresh dock-to-dish seafood and luscious cuisine and the engagingly laid-back atmosphere of the Keys.
03 April 2019

Five Outdoor Bayside Stages to Backdrop Key Largo Original Music Fest May 16-19

An elite collection of musicians from Tennessee to Texas is to gather in the Florida Keys for the Key Largo Original Music Festival, scheduled Thursday through Sunday, May 16-19. The four-day-festival’s live, knee-slapping and foot-tapping performances are designed to excite all ages and tastes. 
25 March 2019

Over $60,000 in Cash and Prizes Up for Grabs in Fifth Annual Skippers Dolphin Tournament

Captains, mates, ladies, juniors and seniors are all eligible to fish the fifth annual Skippers Dolphin Tournament Friday, May 31, through Sunday, June 2. 
19 March 2019

New Air Service, Accommodations and Eco-Friendly Activities are What’s New in The Florida Keys & Key West

The Florida Keys & Key West continue to unveil new and fully renovated resorts throughout the 125-mile-long island chain.