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Summer Camps at Historic Pigeon Key

Summer Camps at Historic Pigeon Key May 19, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
The tiny island of Pigeon Key, a unique historic site beneath the Florida Keys’ Old Seven Mile Bridge, is offering summer marine science camp opportunities for children age 8 and older. Day camp sessions are set for Monday through Friday, June 20-24, July 18-22 and Aug. 1-5, with an overnight camp...

Take a Wreck Trek Dive Challenge

Take a Wreck Trek Dive Challenge April 26, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
For divers visiting the Florida Keys, the Wreck Trek Dive Passport Program spotlights the Florida Keys Shipwreck Trail, and continues through Jan. 1, 2012. Certified divers can explore the destination’s most appealing feature — a string of sunken vessels and artificial reefs — and be awarded...

Dive with Shipwreck Salvors in Key West

Dive with Shipwreck Salvors in Key West April 26, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
In the 1600s and 1700s, fleets of Spanish galleons sailed regularly past the Florida Keys carrying goods and treasures from the New World back to Spain. Many such galleons sank in Keys waters, and modern-day shipwreck salvage divers have sought their wreck sites in the region for decades. In March a...

Underwater Easter Bunny in Key Largo

Underwater Easter Bunny in Key Largo April 22, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
As part of an annual fundraiser for Kids In Special Situations, which provides gifts and holiday cheer to needy children, divers and snorkelers visiting the Florida Keys can plunge into an underwater game of hide and seek during the 11th annual Underwater Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday, April 24, in...

Flagler Era Bicycle Tours in Key West

Flagler Era Bicycle Tours in Key West March 29, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
As the Florida Keys gear up to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Henry Flagler arriving in Key West aboard his namesake railroad, there are a series of informal bicycle tours designed to highlight Henry Flagler’s legacy in the southernmost island.  Tours are presented by the Florida Keys Overseas...

Immerse Yourself in Diving History

Immerse Yourself in Diving History March 28, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Dedicated to collecting, preserving and displaying artifacts, antiques, and photographs relative to diving and its heritage, the Florida Keys History of Diving Museum is  a valuable educational resource through its annual free “Immerse Yourself” lecture series. A select group of qualified and trained...

Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot in Key West

Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot in Key West February 15, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Amidst the enjoyment of mojitos and hors d’oeuvres, Key West travelers can discover some Cuban history. And, why not partake in a domino tournament, a Cuban cooking class, lively dance exhibition or a lecture on Cuba’s medicinal herbs?  All these and more are part of the Cuban Cultural Exposition...

Free and Family Friendly in February

Free and Family Friendly in February January 26, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
‘Delicate Balance of Nature’ Talk Series Celebrates 20 Years John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park hosts a popular lecture series focused on Florida Keys history, archaeology, culture and environment. Visitors to the Keys who participate are an integral part of this “experience”...

Kayak the Florida Keys Backcountry

Kayak the Florida Keys Backcountry January 5, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Paddle a kayak through the backcountry waters of the Florida Keys, and you’ll see one of the world’s most diverse marine life ecosystems. The quiet, shallow backwater region of flats and mangrove islands has inspired many naturalists and outdoor enthusiasts to combine environmental tourism...

New Year’s Celebration LIVE from Key West

New Year’s Celebration LIVE from Key West December 31, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
In this photo released by the Florida Keys News Bureau, "Sushi," portrayed by female impersonator Gary Marion, begins to descend to Duval Street in a giant reproduction of a woman's high heel at the Bourbon Street Pub late Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009, in Key West. Photo by Andy Newman/Florida...
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