Living in the Florida Keys ... Someone Has to Do It!
The chain of small islands known as the Florida Keys are made of coral and limestone and stretch from 15 miles south of Miami through Key West to the Dry Tortugas. The Continental United State’s only living-coral barrier reef runs its entire length just five miles off shore. Residents and visitors enjoy a year around tropical climate that supports luscious island foliage and many distinctive plant and animal species found nowhere else in America.
Under Water in the Florida Keys
The underwater world is renowned for awesome reefs, beautiful fish, unique plant life, spectacular ship wrecks and crystal clear turquoise tinted waters perfect for scuba diving and snorkeling enthusiast of all skill levels. According to the International Game Fish Association the Florida Keys claim more saltwater world records than any other fishing destination in the world.
Florida Keys Boating
On top of the water, the Atlantic Ocean and Florida Bay that surround the Florida Keys offer a plethora of opportunities to explore secluded channels, abandoned bridges, mangrove islands, shallow reefs and salt water flats, all teaming with fish, birds and wild life. Sail and power boat, kayak, canoe and personal water craft enthusiasts share these magical waters, enjoying spectacular sunsets and sunrises and basking in the year around tropical sun of the Florida Keys
Florida Keys History, Art and Culture
Rich in history, art and culture, Key West and the Florida Keys abound with stories and legends touching on Native Americans, Spanish Explores, pirates, authors, artists, revolutionaries, builders, visionaries and scoundrels both past and present. Museums, art galleries and historical buildings and monuments abound throughout the entire 120 mile string of pearls, connected by over 40 bridges.
The Florida Keys is a wondrous little corner of the world, and someone has to live there. It might as well be you.
BP Oil Spill and the Florida Keys
Click this link for information on the BP Oil Spill and it's projected impact on the Florida Keys.