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What to see in Florida Keys

Florida Keys Attractions


A holiday in the Florida Keys involves exploring one of the world's most scenic, entertaining and intriguing island archipelagos, joined by the 'Overseas Highway', which ends in the legendary holiday town of Key West. Each of the islets in the chain sports its own unique attractions, and the whole journey gives fun in the sun a whole new meaning. Stop off at the tiny Pigeon Key to visit the old railway museum or spend the night in a quaint historic cottage; go scuba diving in the coral reefs and shipwrecks of Key Largo; explore the nature trails of Crane Point, in the popular town of Marathon; visit Ernest Hemingway's old home and numerous other attractions in the famous Key West; get lost in the unique landscapes of the Everglades National Park; or go slightly off the beaten track and plan an excursion to Dry Tortugas National Park, a cluster of small islands with an impressive fortress, west of Key West.

A holiday in the Florida Keys is perfect for families looking for a getaway that combines the opportunity for dozens of water-based activities with some cultural and educational sightseeing. Gourmets holiday in the Florida Keys simply to indulge in the local seafood, while fun-lovers will enjoy the glorious laid-back nightlife once the sun sets.


Audubon House and Tropical Gardens

The restored homestead known as Audubon House contains the works of renowned ornithologist John James Audubon, who visited…

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Crane Point

In the downtown area of Marathon there is a tropical oasis of nature trails and educational displays, set among hardwood…

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Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum

In the heart of Key West's old town is the house where Nobel Prize winner Ernest Hemingway, one of America's most respected…

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Key Largo

The longest and largest of the Florida Keys, Key Largo is the closest of the islands to Miami, and easily accessible…

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Key West Lighthouse Museum

The landmark beacon of the Key West Lighthouse was built in 1847 to warn ships of the hazardous reefs lying off the lower…

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Marathon

Located roughly at the midpoint of the Florida Keys, Marathon is a popular holiday destination for families in Florida.…

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Pigeon Key

Tiny Pigeon Key is an island west of Marathon on the Overseas Highway, which originally served as a construction camp…

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