Key Largo, the first and northernmost of the Florida Keys, is an hour’s drive from South Florida’s two major airports, and a world away.
Home to tropical hardwoods, winding creeks, two state parks, a national park and a portion of a national marine sanctuary, Key Largo boasts some of the most fascinating botanical scenery in the state.
Key Largo’s ties to the sea including scuba diving, snorkeling, an underwater hotel, sport fishing, eco-tours, beaches and dolphin encounter programs. The island also offers numerous on-shore attractions including nature trails and a rehabilitation center for wild birds.
Accommodations from small family-owned properties to vacation homes and condominiums or large resorts are available for all tastes. When the day is done, swap stories at any of the island’s historic and unique restaurants, bars, hotels, motels and resorts.
Growing national and international market of people interested in heritage and cultural tourism and who want to experience the arts, with events ranging from an annual literary seminar to a professional symphony orchestra series
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, extending from south of Miami westward to encompass the Dry Tortugas
Long history of marine conservation perfect for diving and snorkeling
Any area of the Keys are rejuvenating day spas