The city of Marathon set on 13 islands in the Florida Keys boasts some of the best boating activities anywhere including deep-sea, reef or flats fishing. Add to that waterfront restaurants, plus jet-ski tours, kayaking, paddle-boarding or just cruising the turquoise waters. Marathon is known for its coral barrier reefs.
In Marathon, you can interact with dolphins at the Dolphin Research Center,
feed stingrays at Aquarium Encounters, see and learn to appreciate sea turtles at the Turtle Hospital, get back to nature and history at Crane Point Hammock and Nature Trail and Curry Hammock State Park, or tour the area’s railroad history at Pigeon Key Island.
Does Marathon Key have good beaches?
Marathon also boasts some of the nicest beaches and parks in the Florida Keys. From Bahia Honda to Sombrero Beach, Marathon has a beach that is going to be perfect for you.