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Make Memories in Marathon This Spring Break

Tucked away from the hustle of a hectic life – and away from the “party town” vibes of Key West and Miami – Marathon is a haven for peace and tranquility. So where better then to focus on family time together this Spring Break? From relaxing on the beachfront to making a splash with water sports,…

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Save More During Spring Break in the Florida Keys

Spring break should be a time to relax, unwind and make more moments that really matter with the whole family. But shopping for the perfect family vacation can be stressful. We’ve made shopping simple by highlighting our best ‘value dates’ during the spring break season. With select dates in March and April, discover a spring break…

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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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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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Five Ways to Get in Touch With Nature in Marathon

The Florida Keys are blessed with an abundance of natural beauty everywhere you look; from the island chain’s indigenous creatures and crystal-clear Gulf of Mexico, to the white sand beaches and tropical pink hibiscus flowers. One of the best seasons in the year to experience the natural beauty of the Keys is during fall when…

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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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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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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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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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Top Tips for Romantic Retreats in the Florida Keys

When summer comes to an end, the Florida Keys quiet down through the fall and become every couple’s dream destination for a romantic retreat. Love is in the warm, tropical air and the beaches are free from the crowds, making this an ideal season for a getaway for two. From romantic rooms with lush garden…

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