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Discover the Florida Keys

The Florida Keys always has something going on, from Key Largo to Key West. Marathon is home to lots of great fishing and water sports for the whole family to try their hand at. With tons of beaches all around, there’s always a perfect place to kick back and watch the ocean waves. Fishing is also very popular here. Charter boats leave from various marinas at all times of the day. Several charter companies bring you to the best fishing spots.
Marathon and the Keys have plenty of hot shopping spots as well. Little beach boutiques carry unique gifts and jewelry, and local fish shops ensure you’ll have all you need for your excursions. A wide variety of dining options are also available in the area. They are sure to satisfy even picky eaters. Make sure to have some great seafood or Cuban inspired dishes while you’re here!

Dolphin Research Center
58901 Overseas Hwy
Marathon, Fl. 33050
(305)289-1121
Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters
11710 Overseas Hwy
Marathon. FL 33050
(305) 407-3262
Crane Point
5550 Overseas Hwy
Marathon, Fl. 33050
(305)743-3900
Turtle Hospital
2396 Overseas Hwy
Marathon, fl. 33050
(305)743-2552
Pigeon Key
1 Knights Key Blvd
Marathon, Fl. 33050
(305)743-5999
Bahia Honda State Park
36850 Overseas Hwy
Big Pine Key, Fl. 33043
(305)872-3210
Curry Hammock State Park
56200 Overseas Hwy,
Marathon, Fl. 33050
(305)289-2690
7 Mile Bridge
MM 47  Friends of Old 7
5409 Overseas Hwy Suite 271
Marathon, Fl. 33050
(305)903-8303
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The Playground of the Florida Keys

The Florida Keys always has something going on, from Key Largo to Key West. Marathon is home to lots of great fishing and water sports for the whole family to try their hand at. With tons of beaches all around, there’s always a perfect place to kick back and watch the ocean waves. 
Marathon and the Keys have plenty of hot shopping spots as well. Little beach boutiques carry unique gifts and jewelry, and local fish shops ensure you’ll have all you need for your excursions. A wide variety of dining options are also available in the area. They are sure to satisfy even picky eaters. Make sure to have some great seafood or Cuban inspired dishes while you’re here!

There is no end to the list of things to do in Marathon and the Middle Florida Keys. You’ll find activities here in the Heart of the Florida Keys for family members of all ages and energy levels! The history of Marathon is firmly anchored to its fishing heritage, so naturally you’ll find the waters surrounding Marathon offer internationally acclaimed action! You’ll find yourself in the center of it all; whether offshore sport fishing, intense battles in reef fishing, or the challenge of backcountry and flats fishing. Book a full or half day fishing charter with one of the local, knowledgeable, talented captains.

Want to get out on the water (or better yet UNDER the water), but not interested in fishing? Check out the kayak tours, paddle-boarding, kite-boarding, wake-boarding or other board sports by utilizing one of our amazing local guides who will provide you with top-notch instructions, tours, and quality rentals right here in Marathon! Our winds, shallow waters, and natural environment make for some of the best board sports in the world!

Are you more interested in staying on land and checking out the local attractions? Visit the Turtle Hospital, historic little Pigeon Key island and museum, the Crane Point Hammock Nature Preserve and History Museum, or the world renowned Dolphin Research Center where you can get up close and personal (even swim with) Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins!

While Marathon may be best known for being a boating and family destination here are more exciting excursions to try:

 

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