Articles Tagged ‘Islamorada’

Art Thrives in Islamorada

Art Thrives in Islamorada May 22, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Fine arts, music and culinary nuances of the Purple Isles are growing evermore popular as a burgeoning arts and cultural district in Islamorada showcases its eclectic galleries rich with affordable, original artwork as well as offering monthly, evening walkabouts for residents and visitors to take in...

Independence Day Celebrations

Independence Day Celebrations May 19, 2011 | Events | Read More
Beach-goers and boating enthusiasts can flock to the sparkling waters surrounding the Florida Keys during the annual Independence Day celebrations along the 110-mile chain of islands. Throughout the Keys, beachside fun for families coincides with spectacular fireworks shows, and here are some of my favorite...

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...

Mutts Howl for March Woofstock Music Fair

Mutts Howl for March Woofstock Music Fair February 7, 2011 | Events | Read More
Dog owners and dog lovers can take a “paws” for the cause at the second annual Woofstock Music Fair at Islamorada’s Founders Park, mile marker 87. The far-out festival is set for Saturday, March 19. Highlights of the free-admission event include a blessing of the pets for those who...

Garden Walk Features Florida Natives

Garden Walk Features Florida Natives February 7, 2011 | Events | Read More
Stroll among native plants and lush landscaping while getting ideas for your own tropical gardening during the annual Garden Walk presented by the Upper Keys Garden Club Friday, Feb. 25. Encompassing Tavernier, Plantation Key and Islamorada, the garden walk includes four private gardens and one resort...

What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West

What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West January 13, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Hotels, Attractions and Historic Sites, Oh My! Check out these latest cool things to see and do in the Keys … Marathon‘s Island Hoppers helicopter tours has added to its menu of aerial adventures. Located at the Marathon Airport, 9850 Overseas Highway, Island Hoppers offers charters and sightseeing...

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...

Golf on the Water … Only in the Keys

Golf on the Water … Only in the Keys June 29, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Tee Off-shore for Charity! Keys boating visitors and residents can help feed the fish while feeding Islamorada charities during the ‘ConchLife Scramble,’ a wild and wacky on-the-water golf tournament coming up Saturday, July 17. A kick-off party and registration happens Friday, July 16, at Marker...

Immerse Yourself in the World’s Only History of Diving Museum

Immerse Yourself in the World’s Only History of Diving Museum April 20, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
If you plan a visit to the Florida Keys this summer, be sure to pop into one of the world’s most unique museums, located in Islamorada. Adventurers, history buffs, moms, dads and kids will love it. Dedicated to collecting, preserving and displaying artifacts, antiques and photographs relative to...

Celebrate Earth (Day): Book a Green Lodging

Celebrate Earth (Day): Book a Green Lodging April 20, 2010 | Hotels, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Photos by Thomas Wanhoff Islamorada’s Cheeca Lodge & Spa has gone green. Everywhere! Not only have the owners reinterpreted the resort’s more than 60-year old traditions into a green resort, but has equipped the new 5,700-square-foot spa with organic sustainable luxury. New treatments at...