Marathon, Florida Keys
The allure of the Islands of Marathon (the midway point of the Florida Keys, an hour’s drive from Key West and Key Largo) emanates from its fascinating history and environmental attractions.
Throughout the region, environmental attractions provide visitors the opportunity to swim with dolphins, pet an iguana, explore a hardwood hammock and rain forest, stroll white sand beaches and enjoy an abundance of water sport activities, enjoy world-class sport fishing (offshore, on the reef and flats, along the bridges and in nearby Everglades National Park), snorkel and scuba dive, kayak through the solitude of local back country waters and more.
The islands of marathon also offer opportunities to tool around on mopeds, visit a sea turtle hospital, take water-taxi tours and visit a traveling pirate museum.
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Getting to Marathon:
• Directly to Marathon:
– Commercial flights, served by American Eagle with connecting flights from Miami International Airport
– Two fixed-base operations offer private aircraft accessibility
• Via Miami or Key West
– Approximate a 2.5 hour drive from Miami International Airport
– One hour drive from Key West International Airport