Focus on Marathon, Florida

This Week’s Focus is on the Middle Keys and Marathon, Florida

Continuing with our introduction to the Florida Keys, this week we focus on a tourist’s guide to Marathon. Our guide will be from about travel and a discussion of Marathon.

Dolphin Research Center, Marathon

Nonprofit center offers dolphin encounters as well as classes on becoming a dolphin trainer or researcher. Interact with a resident population of bottlenose dolphins and California sea lions.

Located at mile marker 59 (bayside) in Marathon. More »

   Crane Point Hammock, Marathon

Visitors to this nonprofit museum and nature center can learn about Keys history, explore nature paths, and tour the Marathon Wild Bird Center. The historic Adderley House was built by Bahamian immigrants in 1903 and is the oldest surviving house in the Keys outside Key West. The museum includes a children’s activity center.

Located at mile marker 50 (bayside) in Marathon. More »

 Turtle Hospital, Marathon

Guided tours introduce visitors to this working animal hospital and rehabilitation dedicated to saving sick and injured sea turtles, including loggerheads, hawksbills, green, leatherhead, and Kemp’s Ridley turtles. A highlight is the 100,000-gallon turtle tank, formerly a hotel swimming pool, where you can see turtles large and small being cared for.

Located at mile marker 48.5 (bayside) in Marathon. More »

 Pigeon Key, Marathon

Once a work camp for Flagler Railroad workers, Pigeon Key is located under a segment of the Old Seven Mile Bridge and can be reached by walking, biking, or taking a tram from the Marathon end of the former railroad bridge. Pay-one-price admission to the small island includes museum admission, ferry rides, and tours of the railway workers’ barracks. Visitors can snorkel off the island’s beaches.

Located at mile marker 47 (bayside) beneath the Old Seven Mile Bridge near Marathon. More »

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