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The Islands of Marathon boast some of the best boating activities anywhere, including deep-sea, reef or flats fishing, plus a local sand bar, Marathon’s waterfront restaurants, jet-ski tours, kayaking, paddle-boarding — or just cruising the turquoise waters. In Marathon, the family can swim with dolphins at the Dolphin Research Center, feed stingrays at Aquarium Encounters, view sea turtles at the Turtle Hospital, get back to nature at Crane Point Hammock and Curry Hammock State Park, or go back in time at historic Pigeon Key Island.
Curry Hammock State Park
This park is made up of a group of islands in the Middle Keys, with public access to swimming, a playground, picnic tables, grills and showers on the ocean side of Little Crawl Key. Open for camping year round. Reservations are available through Reserve America. The park is open for day use year-round. Pets are not allowed on the beach or in the water. The park does not have a boat launch or a parking area for boat trailers, most park waters are a no-motor zone. Kayak rentals are available at the ranger station.
Florida Keys and Key West Tourist Development Council
The Florida Keys stretch over 120 miles connected by 43 bridges and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. Come as you are and enjoy the spectacular fishing, diving, natural wonders, fine dining and cultural heritage of the Florida Keys. From large resorts, secluded waterfront hideaways and courtyard guest houses, you will find the perfect place for your vacation. Restoration, renovation and preservation have become a way of life in the Florida Keys. Whether you drive or fly into the Keys, one thing is for sure: it’s unique, and there’s simply no place quite like it.
Greater Marathon Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center
The Marathon Visitor Center is open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. seven days a week. Stop in for information, reservations, and other great activities such as fishing charters, diving/snorkeling, attractions, beaches, restaurants, and much more!Call, write, or e-mail us for free brochures and valuable informaiton about The Islands of Marathon, the Boating & Family Destination of the Florida Keys!
Dolphin Research Center
“Bring Your Family to Meet Our Family!” Spend the day with Dolphin Research Center’s dolphins and sea lions in an all-natural setting on Grassy Key in the fabulous Florida Keys. At our nonprofit education and research facility, experience teaching, learning and caring for marine mammals and the environment as you watch exciting, fun narrated behavior sessions and other educational presentations every half an hour. Want to meet a dolphin up close? We offer a variety of interactive programs including the Dolphin Encounter swim and Family Dolphin Splash. Ultimate Trainer for a Day,VIP Experience, Researcher Experience, Play with a Dolphin, Paint with a Dolphin, Dolphin Explorer, and Meet a Dolphin also offered daily. Reserve most programs online at our website.
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