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Historic African Queen to Set Sail in Key Largo Again

April 30th, 2012

African Queen

Key Largo, Florida Keys – Visitors to the Florida Keys can take a ride on the African Queen, the iconic original vessel from John Huston’s classic 1951 film by the same name starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn from Key Largo. Registered as a national historic site, a major $70,000 restoration project provided for structural, mechanical and cosmetic repairs.

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New Attractions and Updated Adventures in the Florida Keys & Key West

April 5th, 2012

Divers checking out their gear

Florida Keys, FL – With sunny skies and balmy temperatures, spring in the Florida Keys & Key West heralds new and enhanced offerings in land and water attractions, historic experiences and even wedding opportunities. Explore the highlights here.

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Key West Historic Marker Tour Spotlights Colorful Island History

June 21st, 2011

Southernmost Point In Key West FL

Key West, Florida Keys – Contemporary visitors can discover and experience the multifaceted history of Key West via the Key West Historic Marker Tour recently debuted by a local historian. Historic sites can be explored individually through free cell-phone tours or downloads from

The tours include sites and properties bearing Key West Historic Marker plaques that highlight their place in island history. The sites were selected based on historian Bruce Neff’s expert research into their significance.

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Best Florida Places for Spring Break: Families, Couples and College Students Alike Can Count on Having a Fun Time

March 1st, 2011

Florida Spring Break

By Myscha Theriault

Looking for the best Florida places to vacation for spring break? Well, it depends on whether you’re with the college crowd, part of a couple with kids, or an active senior looking to get out of the cold while you treat your grandchildren. Whatever your speed, we’ve got it covered with reviews of the following hot spots.

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Valentine’s Day in Florida – Pamper Yourself in Luxury or Escape to the Outdoors for Adventure

February 7th, 2011

This couple has it made in the shade

Valentine’s Day is the time of year when we do something special for the one we love. Whether your sweetie likes to be pampered in luxury or head into the great outdoors for a little adventure, Florida has just what you’re looking for and if you’re inclined to do the most romantic thing on Valentine’s Day and make if official, Florida has some great places to get married and then enjoy a romantic honeymoon.

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House Tours Feature Key West Architecture and Atmosphere

January 14th, 2011

Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum - The House

Key West, Florida Keys – Restored cigar-makers’ cottages and gingerbread-trimmed Victorian mansions stand side by side on narrow streets of Key West, creating an intriguing architectural fusion in the historic Old Town district.

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Best Valentine’s Getaways and Ideas in Florida’s Most Romantic Places

February 7th, 2010

Grab a Chair and Umbrella and Relax

Places to Get Married in Florida

Florida is a great place for a Valentine weekend getaway with your Sweetie. There are many romantic cities that offer carriage rides through them, day or night, many have very romantic Bed and Breakfast Inns or five star resort spas where you can enough a nice couples massage or other pampering treatment. There are also many islands dotted along both of Florida’s coasts, some very secluded and private. No matter what you’re looking for or what you have in mind as quality time you’ll find it here in warm, sunny Florida.

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Vandenberg, Key West’s New Artificial Reef Open to Public

June 2nd, 2009

Vandenberg Sinking 1

Vandenberg Sinking 2

Vandenberg Sinking 3

Key West, Florida Keys – A retired U.S. Air Force missile-tracking ship intentionally sunk to create an artificial reef in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary has opened for public use.

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Eco-Attractions in the Florida Keys

May 3rd, 2008

Click To ViewFlorida Keys – Boasting more sportfishing records than any other destination, along with world-class diving and a rich literary and artistic community, the Florida Keys also offer an appealing variety of environmentally oriented eco-attractions.

Topping the list are the Florida Keys Wild Bird Center in Tavernier, Dolphin Research Center and the Turtle Hospital in the Middle Keys, the National Key Deer Refuge in the Lower Keys and the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center in Key West.

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