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Things to do in the Florida Keys

“America’s Caribbean.” Sounds inviting, doesn’t it? That’s what our home, the Florida Keys, is affectionately known as. Here you’ll find a chain of islands stretching for 106 miles, located just off the southernmost tip of mainland Florida.

The Florida Keys are famous worldwide for their natural beauty, superb weather, and total tranquility. And when you choose Tranquility Bay, you’ll find yourself in the heart of paradise. Explore the islands and plan your trip to our secluded oasis.

Marathon

Make memories in Marathon with one of the many attractions on our doorstep.

Turtle Hospital

Located just next door to Tranquility Bay, the Turtle Hospital provides guided, educational tours and a behind-the-scenes look at the rehabilitation of sick and injured sea turtles.

Dolphin Research Center

Fun for the whole family, the Dolphin Research Center offers nature lovers in-water encounters with marine mammals.

Bahia Honda State Park

Celebrated for having one of the world’s top beaches, the park is also home to many rare and unusual plants and animals.

Crane Point

Explore the extensive nature trail system of enjoy the museums and centers at this 64-acre protected park.

Pigeon Key

Travel back in time at this historic site, which served as a construction and maintenance camo for the Overseas Railroad during the early 1900s.

Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters

Get hands-on with a variety of marine life. Go snorkeling in the 200,000-gallon saltwater tank with over 2,000 tropical fish, or even feed the sharks!

Seven Mile Bridge

Discover one of the Keys’ most pictured sites at Seven Mile Bridge – the longest bridge in the Florida Keys at over 35,000 ft.

Sombrero Reef

Dive into one of the most beautiful areas within the Keys’ living coral reef, protected by the Florida Keys Nature Marine Sanctuaries.

Sombrero Beach

Unwind at this 12.6-acre beach – one of the most popular vacation spots in Marathon thanks to its creative landscaping, walkways, and roped off swimming area.

Coco Plum Beach

Sink into serenity at this small, natural beach – an enjoyable stop that’s popular with locals (including their furry friends).


Key West

A trip to the Keys would be incomplete without a visit to Key West, just 45 miles south of Marathon.

Duval Street

Experience the lights and action of Key West’s most famous street, lined with shops and exciting bars.

Mallory Square

Alive with jugglers, mimes, musicians and more, Mallory Square is a mecca for shopping, dining and entertainment.

Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum

Discover the home and gardens of the late Nobel Prize winner, which have been lovingly preserved at this Registered National Historic Landmark.

Heritage House Museum & The Audubon House

View original furnishings, rare antiques, and artifacts collected by generations of a prominent Key West family.

Museum of Art & History at the Custom House

Explore the fascinating cultural history of Key West, with highlights including the ‘wreckers’ who scavenged sunken treasure ships.

Fort East Martello Museum and Gardens

Uncover more Florida Keys history here, with memorabilia, sculptures, and a world-class botanical garden to explore.

Southernmost Point

Take a photo at the famous giant buoy, which points out the southernmost point of the continental US, just 90 miles from Cuba.

Key West Cemetery

A display of the quirkiness that make the Florida Keys and Key West so attractive, this is a must-see in the center of the Old Town.

The Mel Fisher Treasure Museum

Discover the vast fortune found on the sunken Spanish galleon, The Atocha, by world-renowned shipwreck salvager, Mel Fisher.

Key West Aquarium

Watch the shark feedings, spot the large sea turtles, and enjoy the children’s touch tank at this popular aquarium.

The Butterfly Conservatory

See the Florida Keys’ most beautiful butterflies in their own natural habitat at The Butterfly Conservatory.

The Key West Historic Seaport

Enjoy live music and delicious fresh Florida Keys food at the seaport, overlooking the boats coming and going from the busy harbor.

The Key West Botanical Gardens

Get close to nature and discover a wide variety of spectacular plant species in these unique botanical gardens


Islamorada

Discover the attractions of Islamorada, renowned for its wildlife and lush landscape.

Theater of the Sea

Get up close and personal with marine life with dolphin, sea lion and parrot shows, plus a private lagoon beach to unwind on.

Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park

Set out on your own expedition, trekking across the 8-foot high quarry walls and discovering fascinating fossilized coral.


Big Pine Key

Enjoy a peaceful day out in the Lower Keys, where Big Pine Key is sure to leave you breathless.

Bahia Honda State Park

Celebrated for having one of the world’s top beaches, the park is also home to many rare and unusual plants and animals.

Looe Key Coral Reef

Dive into Looe Key’s coral reef and discover the incredible fish that congregate here: the grunts, butterfly fish, angelfish, and more.

National Key Deer Refuge

Spot the protected Key Deer in their natural habitat as you cycle through their peaceful refuge here in Big Pine Key.

The Blue Hole

Explore this wonderful part of the “real” Florida Keys and see the local wildlife, from the two resident alligators to dozens of bird species.


Dry Tortugas

Tranquility Bay places guests in the perfect location to take a Dry Tortugas day trip. Enjoy the beautiful surroundings at the small group of magnificent islands, located at the end of the Florida Keys, 70 miles west of Key West.

Dry Tortugas National Park

Board a boat or seaplane to the National Park, open year-round and famed for its bird and marine life sanctuary and Great Florida Birding Trail.

Fort Jefferson

Join a guided tour of the fort, led by expert naturalists, and discover its remarkable history, then grab a snorkel and dive into the crystal-clear waters surrounding it.

Dry Tortugas beaches

Swim, bathe or stroll along the soft, powdery sands at the Fort Jefferson Dry Tortugas beach – arguably the best beach in the Florida Keys.