06 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.
04 December 2017

Collegiate Athletes to Train and Compete at Key Largo’s Orange Bowl Swim Classic

Lured by Key Largo’s subtropical weather and a first-class training facility, hundreds of the nation's finest collegiate swimmers are to meet and compete in a popular monthlong training session that culminates in the Orange Bowl Swimming Classic, set for Wednesday, Jan. 3.
01 December 2017

Jules’ Undersea Lodge, Nation’s Only Underwater Hotel, Reopens in Key Largo

Jules’ Undersea Lodge, the United States’ only submerged recreational hotel, is to reopen to overnight divers Friday, Dec. 1.
21 November 2017

Key Largo and Islamorada ‘Uncorked’ Festival Appeals to Food, Wine Lovers Jan. 4-14

Wine and food lovers can stimulate their taste buds at the annual “Uncorked: The Key Largo and Islamorada Food and Wine Festival,” an 11-day culinary and cocktail extravaganza set for Thursday, Jan. 4, through Sunday, Jan. 14.
17 November 2017

2018 Florida Keys Fishing Tournament Highlights

More than 40 species of fish are targeted during the multimonth tournament, with divisions for men, women, junior anglers (ages 10 to 15) and Pee Wees (under 10 years old). 
07 November 2017

Spirited Holiday Events Await Visitors in the Florida Keys & Key West

From Key Largo to Key West, the 2017 holidays are sprinkled with spirited activities and stylish only-in-the-Keys events featuring decorated boats, bicycles and a bodacious high-heeled shoe.
31 October 2017

Savor Key Largo Flavors During Annual Cook-Off

Top honors in four culinary categories are up for grabs in the 36th annual Key Largo Cook-Off scheduled Thursday, Dec. 7, at the Holiday Inn, mile marker (MM) 100.
19 October 2017

What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Fall 2017

Recovery continues in the Florida Keys & Key West after Hurricane Irma’s Sept. 10 passage through the 125-mile-long island chain. Despite the storm, the Florida Keys’ resilience is demonstrated by the number of new and enhanced lodging facilities, attractions and other offerings opening or planned. Here are some highlights of what’s new in the Keys.

06 October 2017

Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park Reopens Oct. 5

Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park, encompassing 300 acres on Windley Key at mile marker 84.9 near Islamorada, reopened Thursday, Oct. 5, for day use.
05 October 2017

Key Largo’s REEF Fest to Celebrate Florida Keys Marine Conservation

REEF Fest, a celebration of marine conservation’s positive impact on the Florida Keys and around the world, enables ocean aficionados to experience social events, eco-adventures and presentations by renowned marine experts Thursday through Sunday, Dec. 7-10, in Key Largo.