Airborne and Water Adventures Highlight What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Fall 2012

FLORIDA KEYS — While leaves are falling across the country, visitors will be falling in love this fall with new and exhilarating adventure activities, expanding flight options, enhanced accommodations and more in the Florida Keys & Key West. Explore the highlights here. 

Keys Experiences

Marathon’s Dolphin Research Center at mile marker (MM) 59 bayside now is offering an exclusive Fantasy Dolphin Day experience for groups of up to 20 participants. 

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New and Enhanced Adventures and Attractions Characterize the Florida Keys & Key West

FLORIDA KEYS — With sunny skies and balmy temperatures, spring in the Florida Keys & Key West heralds new and enhanced offerings in land and water attractions, historic experiences and even wedding opportunities. Explore the highlights here.

Keys Adventures

Key Largo’s newest dive operator, Sail Fish Scuba at MM 103, offers divers comfort, pampering and companionship with guided scuba and snorkel tours that follow the motto “You’re never alone in the water.”

Sail Fish Scuba offers fully guided morning, afternoon

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Florida Keys Meeting News Spotlights Accommodations, Activities, Cuisine

Florida Keys, Fla. — Destination meetings and special events in the Florida Keys can include both high-tech specs and laid-back workloads during a subtropical sabbatical. As outlined here, planners and participants can find new accommodations, venues, social activities and other offerings to help ramp up the next pre- or post-meeting gathering.

The property that was once Islamorada’s iconic Holiday Isle Beach Resort and Marina, located at mile marker (MM) 84 oceanside, has completed an $11.6 million renovation. Now known as … Read the rest

New and Updated Accommodations, Attractions, Eateries and Artistry Characterize the Florida Keys & Key West

FLORIDA KEYS — With balmy temperatures even in the winter months, the Florida Keys & Key West offer visitors a warm welcome and a wealth of new and enhanced accommodations, land and water attractions, and culinary and creative experiences. Explore the highlights here.

Keys Accommodations

The property that was once Islamorada’s iconic Holiday Isle Beach Resort and Marina, located at mile marker (MM) 84 oceanside, has completed an $11.6 million renovation. Now known as the Postcard Inn Beach Resort & Read the rest

Florida Keys & Key West 2012 Event Highlights

FLORIDA KEYS — There’s always something happening in the Florida Keys & Key West, from festivals focusing on the area’s colorful history, artistic culture and quirky ambiance to events that celebrate the Keys’ underwater paradise. While this calendar lists selected highlights for 2012, a comprehensive schedule of events throughout the Keys can be found at www.fla-keys.com/calendarofevents/.

Jan. 3: Orange Bowl Swimming Classic. Key Largo. Some of the best college swimmers in the country, and perhaps future Olympians, compete each … Read the rest

Keys ‘Railroad that Went to Sea’ to Mark 100th Anniversary

Dan_Gallagher_PKFLORIDA KEYS — A celebration honoring the 100th anniversary of the completion of the Florida Keys Over-Sea Railroad, once lauded as the most unique railway in the world, is under way in the Florida Keys. Events are to culminate Jan. 22, 2012, exactly 100 years after the inaugural train rolled through the island chain and arrived at Key West.

When the Over-Sea Railroad train made its first journey in 1912 it connected the previously isolated Florida Keys with the mainland

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Environmental and Historic Offerings Highlight What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Fall 2011

FLORIDA KEYS — The official tourism website of the Florida Keys & Key West, located at www.fla-keys.com, now has a fresh new look with a more pronounced emphasis on social media sharing capabilities and high-definition videos. The video components enable website visitors to explore featured attractions, take virtual dives on reef and shipwreck sites spotlighted in all regions of the Keys, meet Keys personalities and find out about special events more conveniently than ever before.

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