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    Discover Florida Keys Museums & Attractions

    By Jimmy Lane | July 16, 2018

    It’s summertime in the Florida Keys, and we love to spend our time outside. But even in paradise it can get pretty warm, enough that sometimes you need to take a break from the heat of the beach and seek some different ways to entertain and spend the day. When was the last time you... Read More

    Key West Market Stats for June 2018

    By Jimmy Lane | July 14, 2018

    The Key West real estate market slowed down a little for June in terms of sales overall. The average list price for June 2018 was reported at $975,743 compared to $911,396 a year ago. This is a 7.06 percent increase in year-to-year data. Median list prices for the month came in at $667,000, up by... Read More

    Hurricane Irma- This Storm Too Shall Pass, Then What?

    By Jimmy Lane | July 9, 2018

    First, Texas was flooded by Hurricane Harvey, now The Florida Keys are being hit by Hurricane Irma. We have hit the mid-point of hurricane season, and suddenly two major storms have come to the United States. Monroe County ordered the evacuation of both residents and visitors on September 6th. By the time of this blog... Read More

    What Should You Do When Wildlife Lands in Your Florida Keys Yard?

    By Jimmy Lane | July 3, 2018

    One of the benefits to life in the Florida Keys is the close proximity to nature, and all her beauty and wonder. This includes wildlife. We have a wide range of unique species which help make this area special, such as the Key Deer. Many homeowners and wildlife are reaping the benefits of creating a... Read More

    Know the ‘Keymandments’ for a Sustainable Environment

    By Jimmy Lane | July 3, 2018

    Whether you are a visitor to the Florida Keys, considering a move here, or already have found your piece of paradise, there is a new movement everyone should know about. The ’10 Keymandments’ as provided by the Florida Keys Tourism Board, is a set of sustainable ideas anyone can get behind to help preserve our... Read More

    The Key West Fishing Tournament

    By Jimmy Lane | July 3, 2018

    Taking place from April through November is the 51st Key West Fishing Tournament (KWFT). Throughout the duration of this eight-month competition, resident anglers and visitors alike are encouraged to log their catches free of charge at one of the tournament’s 17 participating weigh stations to qualify. Weighing in a catch comes with a certificate noting the catch and a... Read More

    Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuge Outdoor Fest Returns

    By Jimmy Lane | July 3, 2018

    With the Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuge Complex, we have a chance to help conserve and preserve specialized natural habits for permanent and migratory wildlife. We can experience “Nature Therapy” too, when we get up close and personal with the Florida Keys wildlife by exploring and experiencing the refuges ourselves. Coming up for two weeks... Read More

    New Trauma Star Air-Ambulance Coming to Monroe County

    By Jimmy Lane | July 3, 2018

    Since 2001 the Monroe County Trauma Star Air-Ambulance program has been in place to help ensure residents in the Florida Keys can have access to emergency services. Working together, the Monroe County Fire & Rescue and the Sheriff’s Office started the program, which currently includes two helicopters. Now it’s time for a third one, to... Read More

    Florida Keys January Food & Drink Festivals Return

    By Jimmy Lane | July 3, 2018

    Life in the Florida Keys includes amazing food and drink. Our warm climate means year-round access to incredible, fresh seafood, locally grown produce, and finely crafted beers and wine. January in the Florida Keys is food and drink festival time. You can savor the tastes and enjoy a great festive atmosphere at three popular Florida... Read More

    Find Island Style Inspiration in Key West Historical Homes

    By Jimmy Lane | July 3, 2018

    Life around the Florida Keys is full of history. Homes built over the years reflect our unique island style, and how varied the people and communities have been, and still are. You can get in touch with our past, and be inspired by creative home design with the Key West Historical Home Tour, coming up... Read More