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.
03 June 2019

The Florida Keys Embrace Summer with Sustainable Fun, New Activities

The Florida Keys & Key West continue to spotlight the destination’s eco-oriented “Connect & Protect” initiative to encourage awareness of sustainable, memorable activities for visitors.
 
In addition, notable new offerings include two resorts in the family-oriented Middle Keys and Key West’s intriguing Sails to Rails museum.
29 May 2019

The Keys Can’t-Miss List: Marathon Restaurants

Planning a summer getaway to Marathon and the middle Florida Keys? Check with local residents to find out which eateries they recommend to visiting family, friends and newcomers eager to discover the islands’ eats. Here’s a handful of recommendations to help you maximize enjoyment with minimal research.
06 May 2019

Paddlers Can Still Join the Dragon Boat Races in the Florida Keys June 1

Organizers of the annual Battle in the Bay Dragon Boat Festival, set for Saturday, June 1, off Marathon, encourage corporate, community and recreational clubs to sign up and compete to raise money for their respective charities in the fun team-building event.

09 April 2019

Celebratory Florida Keys Events Highlight Second Half of 2019

The second six months of each year in the Florida Keys & Key West are always festive, with lively and offbeat events throughout the 125-mile-long island chain. There are always only-in-the Keys activities for visitors eager to enjoy marine life and the unique environment, fresh dock-to-dish seafood and luscious cuisine and the engagingly laid-back atmosphere of the Keys.