01 May 2018

Seven Experiences to Savor Only in the Keys

Florida Keys locals and in-the-know visitors often greet the news of some particularly offbeat happening by grinning, nodding and sagely murmuring, “Only in the Keys.” 
01 May 2018

Six Underwater Adventures Found Only in the Keys

Visitors to the Florida Keys can snorkel or dive on the continental United States’ only contiguous living coral barrier reef — which makes the destination a paradise for underwater enthusiasts. The Keys tract is home to stunning coral formations and brilliantly hued tropical fish. 
01 May 2018

Four Cultural Celebrations to Experience Only in the Keys

While the Florida Keys & Key West are widely known for their vibrant natural beauty, easygoing atmosphere and year-round warmth, they also entice scores of visitors to enjoy cultural events that can be experienced only in the Keys. 
 
01 May 2018

Four ‘What a Dish’ Delights: Stone Crab, Pink Shrimp, Lionfish and Key Lime Pie

The indigenous cuisine of the 125-mile-long Florida Keys island chain is a rich melting pot of fresh boat-to-table seafood enhanced with the fresh tropical flavors of lime, coconut, mango and papaya. 
14 April 2018

Florida Keys Seven Mile Bridge Run Attracts 1,500 Competitors

Student Aydan Child claimed the overall men’s title during Saturday’s 37th annual Seven Mile Bridge Run across the Florida Keys Overseas Highway’s longest bridge.
 
Child, 17, finished first among some 1,500 participants with a time of 40 minutes and one second. The Marathon high school junior has been running the iconic race since age nine.
09 April 2018

Serious Beachin’ Fun Awaits at June 2 Florida Keys Dragon Boat Festival

The annual Battle in the Bay Dragon Boat Festival set for Saturday, June 2, at Marathon’s newly renovated Sombrero Beach, offers crowds of cheering spectators beachfront racing excitement and a festive day of fun in the sun. 
03 April 2018

Afro Roots Fest Heads to the Florida Keys for Multiple Events

The annual Afro Roots World Music Festival has celebrated the evolution of African culture by featuring some of the best performers from the Caribbean, the Americas and Africa during the last two decades. For the first time in its 20-year history, Afro Roots Fest is to travel to the Florida Keys for a variety of events from late April through early June.
02 April 2018

Restored Cheeca Lodge Reopens, Boosting Florida Keys Inventory

One of the Florida Keys’ iconic resorts has reopened, as the island chain continues unveiling fully refurbished accommodations more than six months after Hurricane Irma.
29 March 2018

Florida Governor Helps Turtle Hospital Release Loggerhead

Florida Governor Rick Scott assisted staff at the Turtle Hospital as they released a 100-pound sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle at a Florida Keys beach Wednesday.
22 March 2018

Celebrations Highlight Earth Day 2018 in the Florida Keys & Key West

Every day is full of natural wonders throughout the Florida Keys, known for their sweeping, scenic backdrops of earth, sea and sky.