Things to Do

Welcome to the heart of the Florida Keys!

There are many things to do in the Islands of Marathon.
We’d like to help you get started with your Keys adventure:

Sunsets at Grassy Key MarinaFlorida Keys sunsets are spectacular. Enjoy your daily dose of sunset here at Grassy Key Marina.

7 Mile BridgeFamous around the world, this magnificent feat of engineering serves as the gateway to the Lower Keys and is the longest bridge in the Florida Keys. With unparalleled views of the ocean around you, it is a key attraction on the Overseas Highway, one of America’s favorite drives. You will also be able to view the historic Old Seven Mile Bridge, named one of three global 2022 Phoenix Awards winners by the Society of American Travel Writers. Read article here.

features-poolFounded in 2011 and reimagined in 2020 The Lagoon on Grassy Key has been a middle Keys staple for nearly 10 years. Keys Cable Park was created for teaching locals and visitors alike to enjoy a variety of board, wind, and paddle sports. While Keys Cable Park is the longest running attraction the property has seen it isn’t the first and it certainly isn’t the last. More attractions coming soon.

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Pigeon Key: A piece of Florida HistoryPigeon Key, a must see in Marathon, Florida, is fun for all ages. The island is open for you and your family to learn about Florida history or explore the surrounding ocean. Pack a picnic, bring your snorkel gear or your beach chair and a book. Relax and enjoy your own secluded island paradise.

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Crane Point HammockMuseum & Nature Trail in Marathon, Florida. nature trails, Museum, Lagoon, Exquisite Butterfly Gardens, Birds in Nature, Wild Bird Center, Fish Pedicures and is the perfect place for outdoor parties & events.

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Sombrero BeachSombrero Beach is a beautiful park and sandy beach. In 2001 the City redeveloped Sombrero Beach to include total handicap accessibility. A lovely sandy beach on the Atlantic Ocean frames a shady park with picnic pavilions, volleyball courts, restrooms and showers.

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Family-friendly and educational, our unique exhibits are some of the best things to do in the Florida Keys. They feature thrilling attractions sure to inspire – and are included with admission!

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Curry Hammock State ParkCurry Hammock State Park is the largest undeveloped parcel of land between Key Largo and Big Pine Key.

Curry Hammock provides vital habitat for many local and migrating species and hosts record numbers of peregrine falcons every fall.

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Long Key State parkLong Key State Park is located on the island of Long Key at Mile Marker 67.5 in the Florida Keys. The park includes 984 acres on both the oceanside and the bayside of U.S. Highway 1 and contains diverse natural communities.

Nearly 39 imperiled species call the park home, including Keys tree cactus, Buccaneer palm, the endemic jumping cactus, piping plover, least tern and Miami blue butterfly.

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For further information and events happening in the area, please visit:

Marathon Chamber of Commerce

Keys Weekly Newspapers