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Welcome to the Florida Keys community! Find area information here, from best local eateries to can’t-miss weekend activities.

A beautiful beach pier at sunset in Islamorada


Islamorada, the “Sportfishing Capital of the World,” is a six-island village nestled between Everglades National Park and the Florida Strait. Besides world-class fishing, visitors can explore the Keys History & Discovery Center, dive vibrant coral reefs, and savor diverse cuisine in tiki-covered bars and beachfront cafes. With idyllic beaches and luxurious hospitality, Islamorada is also a popular tropical wedding destination.

A beautiful view of the water from a tranquil beach in Big Pine.

Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key is a picturesque, pine tree abundant island in the Florida Keys. It is home to the National Key Deer Refuge and boasts a rich biodiversity. Its mangrove forests and seagrass meadows attract wildlife enthusiasts, eco-tourists, and nature lovers. With pristine beaches, turquoise waters, and vibrant coral reefs, Big Pine offers new home owners an unforgettable experience of its captivating charm and natural splendor.

The beautiful Key Colony Beach with crystal clear waters and smooth sand.

Key Colony Beach

Key Colony Beach earned the nickname “Gem of the Florida Keys” years ago because of its charm and true sense of community. Just off the Overseas Highway, it was established by Phil Sadowski in the 1950’s. Boasting a population of over 800, the city offers various recreational locations, including parks, playgrounds, sports courts, and a 9-hole golf course. A thriving business scene features restaurants, a fishing fleet, marina, boat rentals, and local stores, making it an appealing destination.

The sun rises over an inviting beach with clear waters in Marathon.


Located in the heart of the Florida Keys, Marathon is a family-oriented island community celebrating its fishing heritage and old-Keys lifestyle. With various waterfront accommodations, locals relish in annual seafood festivals and dine on local cuisine at waterside eateries. Boaters can explore the crystal blue waters and catch an unforgettable sunset with the famous 7 Mile Bridge as a backdrop. Anglers can delight in seasonal fishing opportunities, targeting billfish and tuna in winter, tarpon in spring, and mahi mahi/ dolphin fish in summer.

Aerial view of the thriving community and gorgeous landscape and ocean view in Key West.

Key West

Key West, the southernmost vibrant island city in the continental US, is renowned for its laid-back ambiance, captivating sunsets, and rich culture. Visitors can indulge in diverse activities such as sightseeing historical sites, diving, watersports, shopping, a lively nightlife, a thriving local arts scene, and enjoy its pastel, conch-style architecture. Enjoy island delicacies at sidewalk cafes, open-air bars, top-notch restaurants, and partake in Mallory Square’s nightly sunset celebration featuring exciting performers against the backdrop of both the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico.

An aerial view of the beautiful sky and water at a beach in Key Largo.

Key Largo

Key Largo, known as the “Dive Capital of the World,” is a captivating island in the Florida Keys. As a premier vacation destination, it offers visitors a chance to explore the world’s largest artificial reef, the USS Spiegel Grove, and the John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park. With crystal-clear waters and abundant marine life, Key Largo is perfect for diving, snorkeling, and fishing adventures, providing an unforgettable tropical home.