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Tired of the Weather. The upper Keys is a great place to unwind!
The beaches are just the beginning, and they have a lot to offer, from captivating sunrises to magnificent sunsets, volleyball, picnicking, and sunbathing, the sandy miles of beaches in the Upper Keys offer plenty. It doesn’t end there, because around every corner, there’s another adventure waiting.
It’s All About the Weather
When you have over 3,400 hours of sunshine throughout the year and highs which only reach into the 60s and 70s during the months of December, January, and February, it’s no wonder there’s so much to see and do. Because weather doesn’t present a barrier to outdoor fun, residents and visitors alike are free to enjoy the many outdoor recreational opportunities.
Parks and Wildlife Encounters
Throughout the Upper Keys, there are many parks to enjoy, all offer something unique, so it’s worth your while to explore each one. See the many creatures of the air at the Florida Keys Wild Bird Center, walk through the wonders of nature at Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park and Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park. Take an airboat ride deep into the swamps in the Everglades National Park or dive among the sea life at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, the first underwater park in the United States.
Nature lovers will also find Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, the Dolphin Research Center, Dry Tortugas National Park, and Key Deer National Wildlife Refuge to be exquisite destinations.
Once you experience life in the Upper Keys, you’ll know why it’s a great place to live, work, and play.
Kim Bagnell Thaler