18 October 2019

Five Top Dives in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Harboring the only living coral barrier reef in the continental United States, the Florida Keys are largely devoted to maintaining the region’s offshore environment.
17 October 2019

Cyclists to Pedal From Miami to Key West in ‘SMART Ride’ Fundraiser

Bicyclists are to navigate the entire Florida Keys island chain along scenic Overseas Highway and Heritage Trail routes during a 160-plus-mile Miami to Key West charity ride. 
17 October 2019

Foodies to Flock to Florida Keys for Annual November ‘Tastes’

Each November, food lovers are drawn to the delicious Florida Keys prior to the popular Thanksgiving weekend.
12 September 2019

Devour the Competition at Annual Stone Crab Claw Eating Contest Nov. 9

While the Florida Keys stone crab harvest runs from Oct. 15 to May 15, November’s annual Stone CrabClaw Eating Contest is an undisputed highlight of the seven-month season. The much-anticipated munch-a-thon is to draw amateur eaters and their fans Saturday, Nov. 9. 
12 September 2019

What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Fall 2019

The Florida Keys & Key West, with community efforts to sustain precious natural resources through the Connect & Protect initiative, continue to unveil ways to preserve the Keys’ environment and connect visitors who love the outdoors to the island chain’s unmatched beauty.
09 September 2019

‘Kids Free Florida Keys’ Available for Families Through Oct. 13

Through Oct. 13, visiting families can explore Florida Keys attractions, tours, watersports and other offerings with a value-added program that provides free admission for children age 12 or younger. Called Kids Free Florida Keys, the program was created by the Key West Attractions Association.
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.
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.