31 March 2023

‘Local’s Choice’ Tips From Captain Bill Keogh

Naturalist, guidebook author and eco-guide Bill Keogh, a 43-year Big Pine Key resident, operates Big Pine Kayak Adventures offering daily mangrove tunnel kayak tours and private motorboat excursions to the Florida Keys’ backcountry wilderness.
24 March 2023

What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Spring 2023

The Florida Keys & Key West are preparing to celebrate a bicentennial, or 200th anniversary, with heritage activities throughout Monroe County. Events commemorate the Florida Territorial Legislature’s establishment of Monroe County July 3, 1823.
16 March 2023

Michelle Nicole Lowe’s ‘Keys Traveler’ Cover Art Depicts 200 Years of Florida Keys History

Florida Keys artist Michelle Nicole Lowe, whose family heritage in the island chain spans more than a century, painted the colorful cover image for the 2023 Keys Traveler, the annual visitor magazine produced by the Florida Keys tourism council that is primarily distributed at travel shows.
10 March 2023

Dazzling Drone ‘Fireworks’ Display to Cap Keys’ Bicentennial Kickoff Concert

Some 250 drones are to illuminate the sky above Key West’s Truman Waterfront Park Saturday, March 25, in a dazzling “fireworks” display capping the opening event of the Florida Keys’ multimonth bicentennial celebration.
10 March 2023

Blue Angels to Headline NAS Key West’s Bicentennial Air Show April 15-16

Aviation aficionados can view the dynamic flying of the U.S. Navy’s elite Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron as well as other military and civilian professionals Saturday and Sunday, April 15-16, during the Southernmost Air Spectacular.

01 March 2023

‘The Florida Keys: 200 Years of Paradise’ to Debut Nationally March 1

“The Florida Keys: 200 Years of Paradise, ” an hourlong television documentary that explores the history of the continental United States’ southernmost island chain, is set to debut on many Public Broadcasting Service channels across the U.S. beginning March 1.
17 February 2023

Tripadvisor Names Key West Among Top 10 U.S. Destinations

Tripadvisor has named Key West among the 10 most popular domestic visitor destinations in its 2023 Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best awards.
09 February 2023

Florida and North Carolina Anglers Take Top Honors in Florida Keys’ Cuda Bowl

Zach Huff of Fort Myers, Florida, released 294.75 inches of barracuda to win the spin division of the 2023 Cuda Bowl Tournament that ended Feb. 11 in the Lower Florida Keys. Guided by his father, Captain Chad Huff of Marathon, Florida, he earned the title of divisional grand champion.
07 February 2023

Key West Concert, Program and Drone Show to Launch Florida Keys’ Bicentennial

Florida Keys visitors and residents can celebrate the bicentennial of the subtropical island chain throughout 2023, starting with the “200 Years of Paradise Kick-off Concert” that includes a drone show Saturday, March 25, in Key West.