The Florida Keys

There's No Place In The World Like The Florida Keys

Podcast for June 1st, 2016

Podcast of Florida Keys events

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What you see in the Florida Keys you will not see anywhere else in the United States. Famous beauty and nature comprised in more than 800 islands, with 127 miles of Overseas Highway to explore. Enjoy this video for a short introduction to the fabulous Florida Keys.

 

Florida Keys Mile Marker Maps

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U.S. Highway 1, the "Overseas Highway", runs over most of the inhabited islands of the Florida Keys. The islands are listed in order from southwest to north. Mile markers are listed for keys that the Overseas Highway runs across or near.

    Dry Tortugas
    Marquesas Keys
    Sunset Key
    Wisteria Island
    Key West (MM 0-4)
    Fleming Key
    Sigsbee Park (off to the north at MM 2¾)
    Stock Island (MM 5)
    Raccoon Key (off to the north at MM 5¼)
    Boca Chica Key (MM 7-8)
    Rockland Key (MM 9)
    East Rockland Key (MM 9½)
    Big Coppitt Key (MM 10)
    Geiger Key (off to the south at MM 10¾)
    Shark Key (off to the north at MM 11¼)
    Saddlebunch Keys (MM 12-16)
    Lower Sugarloaf Key (MM 17)
    Park Key (MM 18)
    Sugarloaf Key (MM 19-20)
    Cudjoe Key (MM 21-23)
    Knockemdown Key
    Summerland Key (MM 24-25)
    Ramrod Key (MM 27)
    Middle Torch Key, Big Torch Key (off to the north at MM 27¾)
    Little Torch Key (MM 28½)
    Big Pine Key (MM 30-32)
    No Name Key
    Scout Key (MM 34-35), formerly known as West Summerland Key
    Bahia Honda Key (MM 37-38)
    Ohio Key (MM 38¾), also known as Sunshine Key
    Missouri Key (MM 39¼)
    Little Duck Key (MM 39¾)
    The Seven Mile Bridge (MM 40-46¾) separates the Lower Keys from the Middle Keys.
    Pigeon Key (off to the north near MM 45; access is at MM 46¾)
    Knights Key (MM 47)
    Vaca Key (MM 48-53)
    Boot Key (off to the south at MM 48; bridge closed)
    Fat Deer Key (MM 53¼-55)
    Shelter Key (off to the south at MM 53¾)
    Long Point Key (MM 56)
    Crawl Key (MM 56½)
    Grassy Key (MM 58-60)
    Duck Key (MM 61)
    Conch Key (MM 62-63)
    The Long Key Bridge (MM 63¼-65¼) separates the Middle Keys from the Upper Keys.
    Long Key (MM 66-70), formerly known as Rattlesnake Key
    Fiesta Key (off to the north at MM 70)
    Craig Key (MM 72)
    Lower Matecumbe Key (MM 74-77)
    Lignumvitae Key
    Indian Key
    Indian Key Fill (MM 79)
    Tea Table (MM 79½)
    Upper Matecumbe Key (MM 80-83)
    Windley Key (MM 85)
    Plantation Key (MM 86-90)
    Key Largo (MM 91-107)
    Cross Key (MM 109-112)

All keys north of Broad Creek are in Biscayne National Park and Miami-Dade County. The following are "true" Florida Keys (exposed ancient coral reefs):

    Old Rhodes Key
    Totten Key
    Reid Key
    Rubicon Keys
    Adams Key
    Elliott Key

The following are "transitional keys", made of exposed ancient reef surrounded by sand.

    Sands Key
    Boca Chita Key
    Ragged Keys
    Soldier Key

Key Biscayne is not one of the Florida Keys, but the first of the Atlantic barrier islands.

How to do the Florida Keys.

 


Video created and shared by FloridaKeysTV YouTube Channel, a Florida Keys Tourism Development Council Creation.

Learn to dive in the Florida Keys.

 


Video created and shared by FloridaKeysTV YouTube Channel, a Florida Keys Tourism Development Council Creation.

In the Florida Keys & Key West, the enticing subtropical island chain beneath the southern tip of mainland Florida, visitors can find family-friendly activities from A to Z. Attractions include countless things to see and experience for people of virtually all ages and interests, so families with children can make holidays unforgettable, entertaining and even educational. Join "Miles Marker," the Keys' family travel expert, to discover highlights throughout the fabulous Florida Keys.


Video created and shared by FloridaKeysTV YouTube Channel, a Florida Keys Tourism Development Council Creation.

Almost 70 miles west of Key West lies a cluster of seven islands, composed of coral reefs and sand, called the Dry Tortugas. Along with the surrounding shoals and waters, they make up Dry Tortugas National Park. The area is known for its famous bird and marine life, its legends of pirates and sunken gold, and its military past.

Click the map below for a larger view, link will open in a new window/tab. Click map in new window to see an extra large map of the Florida Keys.

Map of the Florida Keys

 

By Sanctuaries Web Team of National Ocean Service of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of U.S. Department of Commerce.Nricardo at en.wikipedia [Public domain or Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons

I thought I would share a great tune with you, it is "The Florida Keys Song" by Gerd Rube off his album "Livin The Dream, Live In Key West".
He is gracious enough to allow us to embed the entire song on our site. you can buy the album here at the CDBABY website.

Be sure to visit his website to learn Gerd Rube's schedule for 2015, click his logo below.

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