Escape from the mainland and journey to the America’s Caribbean for that perfect vacation that you will remember for the rest of your life.
Published on April 27
The Overseas Highway in the Florida Keys is one of the most traveled routes in Florida. Here are 10 amazing facts about it that you probably didn't know.
Bordered by the Gulf of Mexico on the northwest and Atlantic Ocean on the east, Florida Keys stretches for 135 miles, boasting its beautiful shoreline and natural beauty. The Highway of the keys known as Overseas Highway is only way to access most of keys by land. This Highway provide beautiful view of Florida Keys. These paradise islands offer a bounty to its visitors. For the old and young, from nature explorers to lazy relaxers, these islands are waiting to welcome you, brimming with fun filled and exciting activities. So get ready to plan your days ahead before arriving to make the most out of your trip.
Head over to the most famous destinations, including Key Largo, Islamorada, Marathon, and of course, Key West. Each of the islands possesses a unique feature.
This key offers some of the best diving and snorkeling in the world. Want to do something different? Visit John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park. The name says it all. This park offers a wide range of recreations such as canoeing, exploring the 2 mile stretch of mangrove wilderness and camping.
After Key Largo comes the Islamorada comprising of six individual islands. If you enjoy fishing this will be the perfect spot of you. Islamorada is famous for its world class sport fishing with each season inviting new fishing tournaments and angling opportunities. Feast at a tropical theme bar to taste the finest seafood and a chilled umbrella drink. Enrich your cultural experience by taking a stroll on the Morada Way Art and Cultural District. Take a trip to the the Rain Barrel Artisan Village or explore the Indian Key State Historic Site.
In a mood to relax? Want the ideal family vacation? Marathon Island will be the place for you. Marathon Island is not only popular for its bounty resorts and spas, but also for its Seafood Festival and other family friendly festivals all year round. Take your kids for dolphin swims, boating, and snorkeling, or sit back and relax while they play at the beautiful blue Sombrero Beach.
If you are huge fan of Ernest Hemingway visiting Key West is a must. This island hosts interesting events such as Hemingway Days and Fantasy Fest. Enjoy or even participate at the Hemingway lookalike contest. Hop on the Conch Train to tour the island and visit the Ripley’s Believe it or not. Be sure to join the Sunset Fest at Mallory Square to enjoy the sunset of Florida Keys while being entertained by the musicians. Don’t miss out the Key West style carnival acts.