A Family-Friendly Florida Keys New Year

Key West is famed for its New Year’s Eve celebrations, from the Shoe Drop at the Bourbon Street Pub/New Orleans House complex, to the Conch Shell Drop at Sloppy Joe’s. But for those wanting a slightly tamer celebration – one the whole family can enjoy – there is still lots to enjoy in the Florida…

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48 Hours in Marathon

Just passing through? Make the most of your pit-stop in Marathon and see the sights in just two days! Let There Be Brunch Drop your bags at the front desk and head straight out for a delicious Florida Keys breakfast. Our pick? Juice Paradise across the street for authentic Cuban-style café con leche. Meet the…

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6 ‘Must-Sees’ in the Keys This Winter

There may be frost on the mainland, but here in “America’s Caribbean,” it’s anything but cold. Enjoy some sun and check out our top things to see and do in the Florida Keys this winter. Warning: Wanderlust ahead. Go Fish The Florida Keys is the perfect spot for a winter fishing trip. Head to Islamorada…

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Christmas in the Keys

We’re dreaming of a white sand Christmas. One where you can swap winter boots for flip flops, snowmen for sandcastles, and winter warmers for cocktails on the beach. Sounds heavenly, right? The holiday season is fast approaching, and here at Tranquility Bay Resort in Marathon, we’re gearing up for the festivities. The Florida Keys will…

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Top Ten Reasons Why Families Love Tranquility Bay Resort

Wildlife adventures, spectacular sunsets, delectable dining, pristine beaches: these are just some of the reasons why Marathon, Florida is one of the most popular hot spots for an unforgettable family vacation. To help you make the most of your precious time away together, we’ve highlighted ten of the top reasons why families love Tranquility Bay…

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Our Guide to the Best Florida Keys Beaches

Activities abound in the Florida Keys. From sightseeing to watersports, there are countless sources of entertainment along this vibrant archipelago. However, if you are seeking the ultimate in island relaxation during your stay at Tranquility Bay, few things can surpass an afternoon at the beach – aside from our in-room spa services, of course. Whether…

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Tranquility Bay Guests Are Not the Only Ones “Feline” Pampered in Paradise

Guests at Tranquility Bay will love “feline” in touch with the resort’s wild side when they meet the majestic mix of orange, tabby and white-furred cats residing inside.  Marilyn, Emmy, Stanley, and Ducky are the cutely-named creatures who have made Tranquility Bay their home since being rescued from the local Keys Animal Hospital. Under the loving care of…

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Why is Seagrass in the Florida Keys So Special?

One of the most-loved features of the Florida Keys is its abundance of wildlife and outstanding natural beauty. The tropical warm waters surrounding the Keys are home to colorful coral reefs and sensational sea creatures, from jellyfish and turtles to manatees and spiny lobsters. There is something very special at the heart of supporting this…

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Maximize Every Moment in Paradise this Thanksgiving Day

Most of the world may be starting to wrap up against the colder seasonal air, but here in the Florida Keys we’re losing the layers and still basking under the warm tropical sunshine. With Thanksgiving Day just around the corner, plans are in the place to welcome families and friends to celebrate the season in…

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Tray of Stone Crabs Claws

Pause for the Claws: Marathon’s Stone Crab Eating Contest

Planning a Florida Keys vacation this November? You’re in luck – especially if you’re craving fresh crab! On November 10th, Marathon will turn into a munch-a-thon, with the eighth annual Stone Crab Claw Eating Contest kicking off the Florida Keys’ stone crab harvest season. Have a shell of a time as you crack, clean and…

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