17 June 2020

Key West Food Tours: Al Fresco Sampling and Walking

Want to take a walk through Key West history, learn about the island’s unique culture, how its heritage was influenced by the nearby Bahamas, and top off the experience with a refreshing signature Florida Keys dessert?
17 June 2020

Key West Installs New Permanent Rainbow Crosswalks

Key West city workers installed four permanent rainbow crosswalks Monday, June 15, at the intersection of Duval and Petronia streets in the heart of the island’s LGBTQ entertainment district. Spanning all four corners of the intersection, the crosswalks feature long bands of all six colors of the rainbow flag, an internationally recognized symbol of LGBTQ unity.
05 June 2020

Silver Airways to Resume Key West Air Service from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Orlando and Tampa

Beginning June 15, Silver Airways is to resume nonstop service to Key West from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Orlando and Tampa international airports on 46-seat ATR42-600 aircraft.
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.