07 September 2023

Expanded Airline Capacity, Renewed Resorts and Attractions Among What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Fall 2023

As temperatures begin to cool, fall in the Florida Keys & Key West is ideally suited for outdoor festivities and immersive activities, on and in the water and on land. Expanded airline seat capacity, new and newly renovated hotels and resort programs, and enhanced attractions are unveiled.
The Florida Keys continue marking their bicentennial milestone throughout 2023, with museum exhibits and festivities commemorating the 125-mile-long island chain’s vibrant two-century heritage.
05 September 2023

‘Kids Keys’ Values Available for Families Through Oct. 15

Parents, kids, grandparents and extended families can explore Florida Keys attractions, tours, nature centers, museums, watersports and other offerings through a value-added program that provides free admission and opportunities for children age 12 and under.
07 August 2023

Plant a Million Corals and Florida Panthers’ Player Produce 10,000th Coral

Hockey player Ryan Lomberg, left wing for the Florida Panthers, joined coral restoration expert Dr. David Vaughan Saturday, Aug. 5, at the Plant a Million Corals Foundation’s land-based coral nursery on Summerland Key for a milestone event: the cutting of the foundation’s 10,000th coral.
25 July 2023

“Destination Dive” Television Shows Set for Broadcast on Discovery

Following the airing of a successful television pilot in 2022, a five-episode series of “Destination Dive” is slated for broadcast on Discovery each Sunday from Aug. 6 through Sept. 3.
21 July 2023

Minnesota Angler and Keys Captain Win Del Brown Permit Tournament

Evan Carruthers of Maple Plain, Minnesota, caught and released four permit to earn 500 points and the title of grand champion angler at the 2023 Del Brown Permit Tournament that ended July 19. The tournament honors the late angling legend Brown, who caught more than 500 permit during his lifetime.
14 July 2023

Four Florida Keys Resorts Named to Prestigious ‘Favorite’ List

Readers of Travel + Leisure have ranked four Florida Keys properties among Florida’s top 10 of 15 favorite resorts in its acclaimed “World’s Best Awards” survey for 2023.
12 July 2023

Responsible Harvesting Urged During Florida Keys Lobster Season

The annual two-day spiny lobster sport season and beginning of the traditional lobster harvesting season in the Florida Keys are only a few weeks away and area officials want visitors and residents to have an enjoyable, safe and environmentally non-impacting experience.
10 July 2023

Key West Angler’s 43.48-Pound Fish Wins Florida Keys PBA Dolphin Tournament

Captain Jimmy Johnson of Key West, Florida, caught a 43.48-pound mahi-mahi to win the Florida Keys PBA Dolphin Tournament that concluded June 25. The monster mahi, caught while Johnson fished on his boat Double J, far outweighed all others during the annual challenge.
08 July 2023

Keys Video Advisory - Reef Protection Highlights Lower Keys Underwater Music Festival

A one-of-a-kind undersea concert spotlighted reef protection Saturday while entertaining divers and snorkelers in Florida Keys waters -- home to the continental United States’ only living coral barrier reef.
30 June 2023

‘Florida Keys Traveler’ Podcast to Mark Island Chain’s July 3 Bicentennial

The final episode of a globally available Florida Keys Traveler podcast series — commemorating the Keys’ 200th “birthday” and featuring commentary by a 104-year-old resident — is to be posted on the bicentennial date Monday, July 3.