Winter in the Florida Keys & Key West Ushers in Sunny, Breezy Outdoor Experiences

FLORIDA KEYS — Winter may bring snowy or freezing weather to many U.S. locations, but the 125-mile-long Florida Keys island chain ushers in subtropical warmth and a variety of outdoor and cultural activities for visitors.

Keys resorts continue to undergo rebranding, renovations and expansions, adding suites for families that allow social distancing while reconnecting with loved ones.

New seasonal winter flights into Key West include daily nonstop service from Houston on United Airlines, and daily service from Boston, Orlando and … Read the rest

New Accommodations, Spirited Tours and Duval Loop Are Among What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Summer 2017

The pace of life slows a bit in the Florida Keys & Key West during summer, while new boutique-style accommodations — including the soon-to-open Marquesa 4-1-4, a sister property to Key West’s acclaimed Marquesa Hotel — continue to refresh the destination.

For ease of access through Key West to the island’s downtown attractions, the southernmost city in the continental United States is soon to launch a new hop-on, hop-off bus service. The complimentary Duval Loop transportation is to allow car-free … Read the rest

Boat Parades to Light Up the Florida Keys Holiday Season

FLORIDA KEYS — Lighted and decorated boats of all shapes and sizes are to illuminate the crystalline waters of the Florida Keys in December, drawing visitors to local hubs to watch five boat parades and catch the Keys’ holiday spirit.

From Key Largo to Key West, visitors can view the parades from the shore or excursion boats, or even become part of the festivities by decking out their own boats in dazzling lights and eye-catching seasonal decorations.

Saturday, Dec. 12, Read the rest