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Swim with dolphins, snorkel over coral reefs, visit Ernest Hemingway’s home or just relax on a beach and enjoy the balmy climate of this beautiful group of islands.

The Florida Keys is an archipelago that sits just off the south coast of mainland Florida. The islands are only 15 miles (24 kilometers) south of Miami. The region is a hot spot for vacationers due to its tropical climate, sandy beaches and coral reef. Popular activities include diving, snorkeling and sunbathing.

You can fly to the Key West International Airport on regularly scheduled commercial flights. Charter and private aircraft are serviced at the Florida Keys Marathon International Airport in the city of Marathon, which sits in the centre of the archipeligo, as well as the Summerland Key Airfield further south.

Alternatively, take the Overseas Highway to the island of Key Largo, a journey of one hour's drive from Miami. At Key Largo, you can marvel at the colorful fish and underwater wonders at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park and check out the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and the Botanical State Park.

Spend the afternoon in the region of Islamorada, which comprises several islands. Try your hand at fishing. Swim with dolphins at the Theater of the Sea. Then, meander along hiking paths or learn about the islands’ history at Indian Key Historic State Park.

Keep moving south to the town of Marathon. Attend seafood festivals in the family-orientated region. Relax on Sombrero Beach. Follow some of the trails through the 64 acres (26 hectares) of Crane Point. The Seven Mile Bridge connects Marathon to the southern islands of the Florida Keys. Take part in the annual fun run across the bridge in April.

On the other side of the bridge, explore Big Pine Key’s The Blue Hole, an old limestone quarry filled with fresh water where all types of wildlife congregate. It is part of the National Key Deer Refuge. Backcountry kayak and paddle boarding trips are a famous pastime here.

Complete your tour of the archipelago at Key West, the southernmost point of the Florida Keys. Learn about the history and culture of the area through attractions such as the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum where the famous author wrote some of his famous works.

Top Hotels in Florida Keys

Baker's Cay Resort Key Largo, Curio Collection by Hilton
Baker's Cay Resort Key Largo, Curio Collection by Hilton
4 out of 5
97000 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL
The price is CA $209 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14

Nestled on the beach, this Key Largo resort is 1 mi (1.7 km) from Bluefin Rock Harbor Marina and 2.8 mi (4.4 km) from Dolphins Plus. John Pennekamp Coral Reef ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (456 reviews)

"The staff is super nice wherever you are on the premices. The design of the hotel is really trendy and beachy feeling. It was quiet, nice views from the beach and restaurants. The food was good. We never felt too close to the other guests, the COVID protocol is good."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 30, 2020

Baker's Cay Resort Key Largo, Curio Collection by Hilton
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Marathon Florida Keys
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Marathon Florida Keys
2.5 out of 5
13201 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL
The price is CA $164 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8

Situated on the waterfront, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Curry Hammock State Park and Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters. Captain Hooks Marina and ...

4.1/5Very Good! (968 reviews)

"Recently remodeled and very nice. Staff friendly and attentive"…"

Reviewed on Dec. 2, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Marathon Florida Keys
Playa Largo Resort & Spa, Autograph Collection
Playa Largo Resort & Spa, Autograph Collection
4 out of 5
97450 Overseas Highway, Key Largo, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $282 per night from Dec 14 to Dec 15

This Key Largo resort is on the beach, 2 mi (3.2 km) from Dolphins Plus, and within 6 mi (10 km) of John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park and Laura Quinn Wild ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (694 reviews)

"Playa Largo is truly a beautiful resort! The pool, the beach, the restaurants, the spa, and the sunset event every night is just the icing on the cake. I would highly recommend this property to anyone looking for a little luxury in Key Largo!"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 20, 2020

Playa Largo Resort & Spa, Autograph Collection
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Florida Keys

Tropical Cottages
Tropical Cottages
3 out of 5
243 61st Street Gulf, Marathon, FL
The price is CA $99 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7

Situated in Marathon, this cottage is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Crane Point Museum and Nature Center and 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Sombrero Beach. Florida Keys Country ...

4/5Very Good! (145 reviews)

"It was extremely clean!! Pictures are exactly what you get"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 29, 2020

Tropical Cottages
Skipjack Resort Suites & Marina
Skipjack Resort Suites & Marina
3 out of 5
19 Sombrero Blvd, Marathon, FL
The price is CA $163 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7

Situated in Marathon, this golf aparthotel is 0.2 mi (0.2 km) from Florida Keys Country Club and 2.1 mi (3.5 km) from Sombrero Beach. Crane Point Museum and ...

4.2/5Excellent! (628 reviews)

"Lovely king suite- clean - served our visit to Marathon for three nights well! Maid service non existent due to covid but helpful staff brought us everything we needed when requested. ( Towels and amenities) Very close to some good restaurants and Publix ."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 8, 2020

Skipjack Resort Suites & Marina
Captain Pip's at Knight's Key Inn
Captain Pip's at Knight's Key Inn
3 out of 5
40 Kyle Way W, Marathon, FL
The price is CA $97 per night from Dec 16 to Dec 17

Situated in Marathon, this aparthotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Vaca Key and 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Seven Mile Bridge. Pigeon Key Foundation and The Turtle Hospital ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (564 reviews)
Better than expected

"The place was very nice. Loved the balconies and the view! It was much better than I expected for the price. Pam (the inn keeper) was very friendly and helpful. It is walking distance to the Sunset Grill. I highly recommend!"…"

Reviewed on Dec. 2, 2020

Captain Pip's at Knight's Key Inn
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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