John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park is located in Key Largo, in the upper Florida Keys. If you are looking for a great place for water activities, camping or birdwatching this is the perfect spot!
We can never get enough time in the Florida Keys. Whether we’re diving off the coast of Key Largo or enjoy Pride celebrations in Key West, the Florida Keys are a destination for both adventure and relaxation. We visit very often and are careful to share our top recommendations for hotels and resorts, guided tours, restaurants in the Florida Keys and our best road trip tips.
With each visit, we learn more and more about the history and wildlife in the Florida Keys. No, we don’t have a favorite Key, but I can tell you that we spend the most time on Key Largo, Marathon and Key West.
Kayaking in the Florida Keys is one of our favorite activities and we have LOTS of information about where to launch kayaks, Florida State Parks in the Keys with great paddling options, and even gear rentals.
Check back often for more Florida Keys travel info, as we visit the Keys several times a year and always have another trip on the books!
Visiting the Florida Keys in the summer is fun and beautiful, but it can be hot and humid. Tips for keeping cool, having fun during the busiest time in the Keys and information about Hurricane Season travel.
The Florida Keys are awesome for birdwatching in Florida. With a diverse range of bird species inhabiting the area’s unique coastal habitats and tropical forests.
Key West with kids is really fun and a great family vacation experience. Even though you might think of Key West as a party destination, we’ve got tons of great ideas for visiting with kids that will keep everyone entertained and enjoying this amazing town.
The 24 North Hotel in Key West is a surprising pick because of its location, but it’s perfect for a budget family vacation. With a wonderful pool and recreation area, free shuttle to downtown Key West and affordable suite options, it’s an ideal choice.
The Gates Hotel Key West is a great option for a budget visit to the Florida Keys. From the large pool to a free shuttle to downtown Key West see why we like the Gates Hotel for a family vacation.
The Perry Hotel Key West is a bit off the beaten path, but it’s a great option for a quiet Key West vacation. See what we loved about the property and why we would choose to be so far from the action of this beautiful Florida Keys town.
The Grassy Flats Resort and Beach Club on Marathon is one of the most mellow places we’ve stayed in the Florida Keys. From room options to on-property activities and watersport gear, we’ve got the details of staying at the Grassy Flats Resort.
There are lots of great wildlife tours in the Florida Keys, for everything from seeing dolphins to diving at beautiful reefs. We’ve picked our favorite wildlife tours including kayaking, sailing and catamarans to help visitors plan great experiences.
Why is Key West called the Conch Republic? We’ve got the answers and just what makes Key West the sort of place that stands up and stands out for individuals. It’s more than a historic town.
The wildlife in the Florida Keys is just as incredible as the turquoise waters and beautiful resorts. We’ve picked our favorite creatures to encounter, to dive with, and observe from the land. Tips for wildlife sighting and top tours for responsible wildlife experiences.
The Coconut Beach Resort Key West is the ideal hotel for anyone looking for an oceanfront suite, heated pool and perfect Key West views. Details of the hotel, things to do in the Southernmost Point area, and tips for a great Key West vacation.
Review of Hawks Cay Resort halfway down the Florida Keys, a place you can check in and never have to leave. From vacation rentals to hotel rooms, there are a variety of accommodations and amenities.
Review of the Marker Resort Hotel in Key West at the end of the Florida Keys. Get the details of this beautiful resort located in the Historic Seaport area of Key West, including rooms, dining and things to do nearby.
Review of the Laureate Key West, an all-suites hotel. In a great location that’s NOT downtown, the Laureate is perfect for families with plenty of space and hotel amenities, directly across from the turquoise waters of the Florida Keys.
This is the easiest key lime pie recipe around, with easy, delicious options to make it even better. After trying many key lime pies and making several, this recipe is the best.
Complete guide to plan a Florida Keys vacation, from which islands to stay one, Florida Keys resorts and vacation rentals for families, and how to get to the Keys whether it’s flights to Key West or a road trip.
Florida Keys road trip plan for the Miami to Key West drive. Best things to do, road side stops and epic nature to explore through the Florida Keys. Restaurants, tours and free things to do with kids.
The best places to kayak in the Florida Keys range from Key West to the backcountry of the smaller keys. Kayaking routes and guided tours in the Florida Keys to make a road trip on the Overseas Highway even better.
The Florida Keys on a budget: it’s doable. Affordable Florida Keys activities, awesome dining on a budget, and tips for cheap places to stay in the Keys. Everything you need to know to plan and book a budget-friendly Florida Keys vacation.
Dry Tortugas is one of the least visited National Parks in the USA. Everything you need to know for the ferry to Fort Jefferson, seaplane to Dry Tortugas, camping and visiting from Key West. Best of the Florida Keys.
The best key lime pie in Key West and the Florida Keys is worth finding. From pie slices to key lime cocktails, key lime pie on a stick to the history of key lime pie, this is the guide to answer all your questions.