Vacation News

Attention: Vacationers with early flights from Miami/Ft. Lauderdale on Saturday 11/8

There may be delays in exiting The Keys.  The northbound lanes of U.S. 1 at the Jewfish Creek Bridge and the 18-Mile Stretch are to be be closed Saturday morning for the Key Largo Bridge Run. Between the hours of 5 a.m. and 11 a.m., the Florida Department of Transportation approved the northbound lane be…read more

Blazing Mako Festival│Florida Keys Fishing Tournaments

The Fabulous Florida Keys is where you’ll find Islamorada. It’s a village of six islands in an environmentally-sensitive estuary, home to hundreds of species of marine life, including top game fish. Islamorada is also where you’ll find one of the best Florida Keys Fishing Tournaments. And fishing tournament enthusiasts will soon experience why Islamorada is…read more

Celebrate Earth Day

Every April, people all over the world celebrate Earth Day, raising awareness of our beautiful Mother Earth and all her splendor.  For the fabulous Florida Keys, surrounded by a national marine sanctuary and bordered by the continental United States’ only living coral barrier reef, the environment, and ecosystem is truly the lifeblood of this scenic…read more

Birding in The Florida Keys

The fabulous Florida Keys plays host to a spectacular biosphere of diverse undersea, terrestrial and avian species. Starting in April, flocks of migrating birds, passing through the Keys on their way north, take center stage. Since famed naturalist, John James Audubon arrived in the Florida Keys, April 1832, the island chain has received worldwide attention…read more

Florida Keys Attractions in October 2015

The Florida Keys offers many attractions. What to do in the Florida Keys in late October? It’s time to celebrate a celluloid hero, frolic in fantasy and experience the eerie. It’s all about Bogie for five days, October 21st to October 25th at Key Largo’s third annual Humphrey Bogart Film Festival. John Huston’s 1948 film…read more

Jazz Concert Sunday, May 10 in Key Largo: The Marcus Strickland Trio

This one-night-only evening of jazz from the Marcus Strickland Trio is presented by the Friends of the Key Largo Cultural Center. Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased online or at First State Bank locations at mile marker (MM) 97 and 81. The performance is to begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Murray…read more

Key West Songwriters Festival

The 20th Key West Songwriters Festival takes place between May 6 and May 10. It will feature over 150 performers at more than 40 shows over the five day period starting with a kick-off party Wednesday, May 6 at the Ocean Key at 6 p.m. For more information, visit Florida Keys Vacation Rentals, Inc.…read more

9th Annual Woman’s Hope Concert

Visiting Key West or the Lower Keys? If you enjoy top-notch singing in a caberet atmosphere, you’ll enjoy attending the 9th Annual Woman’s Hope Concert at the Tennessee Williams Theatre located on the Key West campus of Florida Keys Community College. You’ll hear everything from pop and standards to blues, jazz and Broadway! It features…read more

Marathon Seafood Festival

If you’re visiting the Middle Keys area, you’ll want to visit Marathon’s annual Seafood Festival. It’s the 2nd largest Florida Keys event with over 21,000 attendees in 2014. Fresh local seafood including lobster tails, stone crab, fish, shrimp, etc. Cheap beverages to quench your thirst from all that fresh seafood Live music entertainment throughout 2-day…read more

“Brew On The Bay” craft beer festival in Key Largo

Brew on the Bay is a 3 day event: January 9-11, 2015 at Rowell’s Marina, Key Largo. Over 100 beer vendors, live music Rotary Club of Key Largo is hosting its 4th annual Brew on the Bay ending at sunset on the beautiful Florida Bay. Sample over 100 different beers while enjoying local seafood and…read more