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.
25 September 2017

After Irma, Florida Keys to Reopen to Visitors Oct. 1

After the Florida Keys were impacted by Hurricane Irma Sept. 10, local government officials announced Monday that the island chain would reopen to visitors Sunday, Oct. 1.
21 September 2017

Tourism Infrastructure Repairs Moving Forward in Florida Keys

Recovery efforts continue throughout the 125-mile-long Florida Keys island chain after Hurricane Irma struck the destination Sept. 9.
13 September 2017

Florida Keys Temporarily Closed to Visitors

In the wake of Hurricane Irma impacting the Florida Keys, infrastructure evaluations and restoration efforts have begun, Keys officials said Tuesday.
27 July 2017

‘Heroes Salute’ Tribute a Florida Keys Labor Day Weekend Tradition

Military, fire rescue, police and medical personnel are to be honored as part of an annual Heroes Salute Tribute Weekend held Friday through Sunday, Sept. 1-3, at Hawks Cay Resort, Villas and Marina, 61 Hawks Cay Blvd. on Duck Key.
 
20 July 2017

Florida Keys Reefs’ Annual Reproduction Is a Fantastical Underwater Occurrence

Night divers are to take to Florida Keys reefs for a chance to witness a delicate reproductive phenomenon that occurs when coral polyps release millions of gametes (eggs and sperm) in synchronized mass-spawning rituals. The event is likely to occur around the August and September full moons. 
30 June 2017

Choose #SimplyTheKeys for an Unforgettable Getaway

In today’s hyper-connected, stress-filled, hurry-up world, the best vacation — like the best life — is all about simplicity. 
30 June 2017

A Florida Keys Escape Means Simply Serenity

When work schedules and responsibilities seem especially stressful, the siren song of the subtropical Florida Keys can be almost impossible to resist. The inviting island chain offers a variety of ways to treat body and mind to “unplugged” relaxation on and off the water.
30 June 2017

‘Keymandments’ Encourage Simply Sustainable Behaviors

Encouraging environmentally responsible behaviors is a crucial element of the Florida Keys’ commitment to protecting the region’s natural resources, including the continental United States’ only living coral barrier reef. Visitors can share in that commitment by following the “10 Keymandments.”