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2024
Key Largo, the northernmost of the Florida Keys, immediately puts visitors on “island time” with its natural beauty both on land and underwater, and its friendly, relaxed and welcoming vibe. Known as the Diving Capital of the World, the area
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Key West, the continental United States’ southernmost city, blends a colorful 19th-century heritage with a laid-back contemporary vibe. Visitors will find palm-shaded streets, picturesque historic homes, a lively multicultural culinary scene and a
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Big Pine & the Lower Keys, home to two national wildlife refuges, part of a national marine sanctuary and a stunning state park, has a unique environmental focus as the Natural Keys. It’s an ideal place to unwind, relax and reconnect with
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Islamorada, a scenic village of six islands, includes Plantation Key, Windley Key, Upper Matecumbe Key, Lower Matecumbe Key and the offshore islands of Indian Key and Lignumvitae Key.Known for its eco-tours, watersports of stand-up paddleboarding
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Marathon in the Middle Keys is known as an easygoing, relaxed area for family and couples’ vacations that include sun, fun, nature exploration, renewal and relaxation.The region has several full-service resorts perfect for both family vacations and
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2023
The Florida Keys — the continental United States’ southernmost island chain — are characterized by a balmy subtropical climate, breathtaking natural beauty and a uniquely laid-back atmosphere that seems to be a world away from big cities
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A 125-mile-long chain of islands that begins just south of Miami, the Florida Keys are connected by the Overseas Highway’s 42 bridges — one almost 7 miles long — over the Atlantic Ocean, Florida Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.  The Keys have a
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Driving from mainland Florida, visitors to the Florida Keys enter the 125-mile-long subtropical island chain at Key Largo, the longest and northernmost island in the Keys. Key Largo is bordered on the west by Florida Bay and the Everglades
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The fisherman’s paradise known as Islamorada was incorporated as a municipality in January 1998. Now called Islamorada, Village of Islands, the community that measures 20 miles long and in some places barely 150 feet wide encompasses
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Called the boating and family destination of the Keys, Marathon includes Boot, Knights, Hog, Vaca, Stirrup, Crawl and Little Crawl keys, East and West Sister's Island, Deer and Fat Deer keys, Long Pine and Grassy keys. It incorporated as the city of
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For more than 60 years, the region of Big Pine Key and the Lower Keys — from the west end of the Seven Mile Bridge at Little Duck Key to Stock Island — has advocated the responsible use and preservation of the vast natural wonders found there. This
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Located closer to Cuba than to Miami, Key West is Florida’s independent and irreverent southernmost subtropical paradise. A unique confluence of rich history, natural beauty, cultural diversity, historic architecture and romantic appeal makes the
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October
03,
2023
| 21:37 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Florida Keys Overseas Highway, the southernmost leg of U.S. Highway 1 that’s sometimes called the Highway That Goes to Sea, is a modern wonder. The roadway was named an All-American Road in 2009, the highest recognition possible under the
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Every day is an adventure in the Florida Keys, where the subtropical climate and scenic natural settings create the perfect backdrop for eco-adventure activities such as exploring mangrove wilderness, tropical hardwood hammocks and rainforest areas
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Environmental preservation is a priority in the Florida Keys. Today, Keys visitors are walking, hiking, cycling, paddling, diving and snorkeling specifically to see the natural sights on land and water.Among the islands of Marathon in the Middle
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Advocating environmentally supportive actions is a vital element of the Florida Keys' commitment to protecting the region's natural resources. From Big Pine Key to Key West, a wide variety of positive environmental activities and attractions enable
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Want to hunt the skittish gray ghost of the flats, the bonefish? Feel like testing your mettle against a reel-emptying blue marlin? Want to sit in a beach chair, sipping a cold cocktail while watching your popper dance in the current? Come to the
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2022
It's spicy conch chowder. Savory Cuban pork. Succulent pink shrimp dipped in a tangy mustard sauce. And Key lime pie, sweet and creamy with a hint of tartness. It's Florida Keys cuisine - as unique and appealing as the 125-mile island chain
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March
24,
2022
| 11:08 AM Europe/Amsterdam
It's spicy conch chowder. Savory Cuban pork. Succulent pink shrimp dipped in a tangy mustard sauce. And Key lime pie, sweet and creamy with a hint of tartness. It's Florida Keys cuisine - as unique and appealing as the 125-mile island chain itself.
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In the mid-1930s, with the Florida Keys reeling from the Great Depression, the Federal Emergency Relief Administration dispatched artists and writers to the region to paint murals, write guidebooks, teach craft classes and help turn the area into an
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March
23,
2022
| 16:27 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Ten state parks throughout the 125-mile-long Florida Keys & Key West island chain include some of Florida's most appealing waterfront views and beaches. Most parks are only footsteps from Florida Bay's aquamarine waters to the west and the
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March
23,
2022
| 16:21 PM Europe/Amsterdam
In the Middle and Lower Florida Keys, four unique state parks - Long Key, Curry Hammock, Bahia Honda and Fort Zachary Taylor Historic - are easy to explore and offer some of the best recreational opportunities in the 125-mile-long island chain.
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FLORIDA KEYS - Not long after Christopher Columbus landed in the New World in 1492, adventurer Ponce de Leon and fellow Spanish chronicler Antonio de Herrera were searching for the elusive fountain of youth when they sighted the Florida Keys. The
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March
23,
2022
| 10:44 AM Europe/Amsterdam
FLORIDA KEYS - Few people visit the Florida Keys without sampling a few slices of Key lime pie. Just as New York is famed for its thin-crust pizza, New Orleans for its beignets and Alaska for its king crab, the island chain is known for Key lime
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Famed around the globe, the clear, warm waters of the Florida Keys attract scores of scuba and snorkel aficionados and ocean enthusiasts annually. There’s no better place to learn how to get “up close and personal” with the undersea
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The Florida Keys are known for beautiful scenery, world-class fishing and unparalleled watersports activities. Away from the mainstream, however, is a quiet world ruled by the natural ebb and flow of the sea: the backcountry. Naturalists and
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2021
April
23,
2021
| 13:22 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Key West, where the Florida Keys Overseas Highway ends at Mile Marker 0, blends 19th-century charm with a laid-back contemporary atmosphere. Visitors to continental America's southernmost city will find palm-shaded streets, picturesque historic
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April
23,
2021
| 13:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Surrounded by an environment filled with abundant terrestrial and marine wildlife, Big Pine & the Lower Keys is the least "people-populated" section of the Florida Keys island chain. In fact, the majority of its inhabitants have four legs, fins
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April
23,
2021
| 13:17 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The islands of Marathon in the Middle Keys include Boot, Knights, Hog, Vaca, Stirrup, Crawl and Little Crawl keys, East and West Sister's Island, Deer and Fat Deer keys, Long Pine and Grassy keys.
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April
23,
2021
| 13:15 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Islamorada is known as the Sport Fishing Capital of the World. Heralded for its angling diversity, it features the Florida Keys' largest fleet of offshore charter and shallow-water "backcountry" boats.
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