About the Florida Keys

Key Colony Beach

Key Colony Beach

The City of Key Colony Beach is a tropical paradise centrally located at Mile Marker 53.5, in the heart of the Florida Keys. This little island city has been known as the “Gem of the Florida Keys” for more than 60 years. You will find the prestigious Key Colony Beach just off Overseas Highway and connected to Marathon by the Sadowski Causeway bridge. 
 
Key Colony Beach Real Estate is very desirable. Residences are mostly on canals and offer quick access to the Gulf of Mexico or the Atlantic Ocean. This makes Key Colony Beach a popular boating destination that is ideal for fishing. Many of the homeowners are seasonal investors who have made the Vacation Rental industry very popular. Whether you are looking for an oceanfront estate, condominium or canal front duplex, KCB offers the luxury island lifestyle you are looking for. Boating will be a breeze from any Real Estate property in Key Colony Beach!
 
Mile Marker Location 53.5 

City of Marathon

City of Marathon
Marathon is a city of Florida in the United States. It is on Knight's Key, Boot Key, Key Vaca, Fat Deer Key, Long Point Key, Crawl Key and Grassy Key islands in the middle Florida Keys, in Monroe County.

Set on 13 islands in the Florida Keys, it boasts some of the best boating and fishing anywhere, including deep-sea, reef or flats fishing. In addition, there are waterfront restaurants, plus jet-ski tours, kayaking, paddle-boarding -- or just cruising the turquoise waters.

For animal enthusiasts, we have the famous Turtle Hospital where you could take a guided tour of their facilities and feed their permanent sea turtles, you can interact with dolphins at the Dolphin Research Center or feed stingrays at the Aquarium Encounters.

Tour the area's railroad history at Pigeon Key Island for the history buffs. 

 

Here is a breakdown of the Mile Markers from entering the City of Marathon down to the Old Seven-Mile Bridge:

 

MM 59.9  Enter/leave City of Marathon


MM 58.9  Grassy Key, Dolphin Research Center


MM 56.2  Curry Hammock State Park


MM 54.6  Coco Plum


MM 53.5  Entrance to the City of Key Colony Beach, Oceanside


MM 53.1  Vaca Cut Bridge, entering the business district of Marathon next 8 miles.


MM 52.0  Marathon County Airport, bayside


MM 50.0  Museum of Natural History, Crane Hammock, gulfside; Shopping; High School; Sombrero Beach, oceanside


MM 48.7  Fisherman's Hospital, Oceanside; Library, Sheriffs substation, Oceanside; Fla Highway Patrol, FKAA bayside


MM 47.5  Isla Bella Beach Resort - Formerly known as Knight's Key


MM 47.0  Begin/end of Seven Mile Bridge, Marathon City limits. To Pigeon Key (old 7-Mile Bridge), gulfside

Tavernier

Tavernier
Tavernier is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States on Key Largo, the largest island in the upper Florida Keys. 

Tavernier offers the best of Florida, from water sports to scuba diving to lounging on the beach. Located right in the Florida Keys, it’s a tropical paradise filled with ocean adventures.

Tavenier offers water activities such as paddleboarding, kayaking, fishing, jet skiing, or sailing. If you like land, feel great riding bikes on the trails or stroll through the Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center. 

Islamorada

Islamorada
Measuring only 20 miles long and, in some places, barley 150 feet wide, Islamorada is a collection of islands located in the Florida Keys. 

Legend has it the area was named by Spanish explorers who, upon seeing the purple sky at sunset and the purple bougainvillea, called it “isla morado” or purple island.

Islamorada is known as the Sport-Fishing Capital of the World. And recently the island was named one of the 17 most romantic destinations in the U.S.

Key Largo

Key Largo
Once called Rock Harbor, but renamed after the popular 1948 movie Key Largo starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. A portion of the movie was filmed in Key Largo.

Key Largo provides residents and visitors alike, opportunities to never want to leave. It has diving, snorkeling, paddle boarding, kayaking, sailing, biking, Arts & Entertainment, shopping, or interacting with the dolphins.

Florida Keys, FL Area Map