This spring in the Florida Keys & Key West, it’s a great time to revel in the island chain's spectacular weather — with average daytime temps in the mid-70s to low 80s. Discover and enjoy activities on land and sea, and the welcoming spirit that makes the Keys a popular choice for LGBTQ travelers.
Today’s Key Largo includes upscale new resorts, funky attractions, established dive charter operations and affordable-stay options that are longtime comfy favorites. And savvy “foodies” can’t forget Key Largo’s delicious dining spots. Discover casual eateries, waterfront emporiums with island flair and classic examples of "Old Keys" appeal, many with menus starring incomparable local seafood.
Where can you chow down on a luscious lobster Reuben? Or melt-in-your-mouth fried Key lime pie? Or a unique and gorgeous sushi dish made from lionfish? The restaurants in Marathon and the Middle Florida Keys offer all these and more — so embark on a tasting excursion to sample, savor and smile.
Hungry for a taste of the sunny flavors of the Florida Keys? Indulge your appetite by watching “Taste the Florida Keys with Chef Michelle Bernstein,” spotlighting the 125-mile island chain's sea-centric ambiance, multicultural heritage and creative spirits that influence its distinctive cuisine — along with the local people who harvest and prepare the foods that help define the destination.
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner and frigid winter temperatures affecting most of the U.S., it’s the perfect time to escape to the Florida Keys for a romantic getaway. The island chain has some of the warmest winter temps in the nation, and there’s nothing better than warming your heart and rejuvenating your soul in the Keys’ balmy subtropical sunshine.
Imagine savoring Key lime pie French toast for brunch. Or dining on braised beef rib gnocchi with vegetables, mushrooms and pecorino. Those are just two of the specialties at Key West's Azur Restaurant, where chefs/owners Drew Wenzel and Michael Mosi create delicious, innovative dishes inspired by their experiences throughout the world.
In the Florida Keys, restaurants range from gourmet hotspots to dockside seafood “shacks” and trendy food trucks offering a wide variety of options. And while many great restaurants along the historic Florida Keys Overseas Highway provide tasty temptations, venturing into less-explored areas reaps mouthwatering rewards for diners. “Keys Voices” explores five places that should top any foodie’s “don’t-miss list.”
Key West's sun-drenched days and cool island breezes beckon visitors to get out and explore countless outdoor activities — all sure to excite the senses and rejuvenate the spirit after a long, chilly winter indoors. Discover five "locals' favorite" activities that reveal the quintessential appeal of Key West.
Entertaining guests in Key West is a breeze with limitless opportunities to raise the “fun-o-meter” sky-high. One of the top “go-to” places is La Te Da, renowned for its excellent food, decadent libations and lively array of entertainment options.
Once the stone crab season began Oct. 15, the savory claws started starring on the menus of top Keys restaurants — triggering a virtual stampede of savvy seafood aficionados. That's because the claws contain sweet and scrumptious meat that’s among the Keys’ most popular (and deservedly famous) delicacies.