11 May 2020

Florida Keys Tourism Council Launches ‘Safer@Home’ Video Challenge

Although the Florida Keys remain closed to visitors due to the global COVID-19 crisis, a new social media contest enables travelers to re-create their favorite Keys memories in video form while staying safe at home.
14 April 2020

Keys TDC Launches ‘Safer at Home’ Initiative

The Florida Keys tourism council launched a “safer at home” initiative Tuesday to promote “stay-at-home” directives to combat COVID-19, while also sensitively maintaining awareness of the Florida Keys as a destination.
30 March 2020

Florida Keys and Overseas Highway Remain Closed to Visitors

The Florida Keys remain closed to visitors until further notice, following directives from local government officials based on concerns about U.S. coronavirus threats.
27 March 2020

Florida Keys Officials Establish Checkpoints to Restrict Inbound Traffic

Increasingly concerned about the coronavirus crisis, Florida Keys government officials have established two traffic checkpoints at the top of the Keys that restrict non-residents’ inbound road access.
25 March 2020

Florida Keys Island Chain Temporarily Closed to Visitors

Florida Keys officials have temporarily closed the destination to visitors until further notice due to coronavirus concerns. Throughout the 125-mile-long island chain, lodging businesses and tourism-related entities — including hotels, attractions, beaches, fishing piers, boat ramps and parks — are temporarily closed.
16 March 2020

Colorado Angler Wins March Merkin Permit Tournament

Colorado angler Clint Packo caught and released three permit to win the 2020 March Merkin Permit Tournament that ended March 12.
04 March 2020

One Week Left! Enter to Win a Fishing Vacation to Northernmost and Southernmost Points in the U.S.

Anglers have until just before midnight March 11, 2020 (ET), to enter the “Northernmost to Southernmost Fishing Trip Giveaway” and vie to win a two-destination vacation that includes overnight stays and recreational angling in Lake of Woods, Minnesota, and the Florida Keys.
12 February 2020

Contest Prize Is a Fishing Vacation to Northernmost and Southernmost Points in the U.S.

Anglers can enter to win a two-destination vacation to fish freshwater and saltwater species in the “Northernmost to Southernmost Fishing Trip Giveaway” that spotlights recreational angling in Lake of the Woods, Minnesota, and the Florida Keys.
10 February 2020

‘Conch Honkers’ to Vie for Victory in Key West March 7

It’s not a stringed instrument, a percussion instrument or the musical choice of virtually any “American Idol” contestant. Nonetheless, the conch shell takes center stage in Key West’s music scene each spring, when several dozen hopefuls vie for victory in the annual Conch Shell Blowing Contest.