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Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory Key West
#1 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
Really beautiful, lot of butterflies, amazing experience for kids and adults Has varieties of butterflies, ducks, flamingos, quails, and other birds Butterflies are friendly, kids enjoy coz the butterflies tend to...
Wonderfully thought out displays with running water, birds and butterflies; will be enjoyed by adults and children alike; allow at least one hour; convenient to many other sites and provides a wonderful gift shopp...
Mallory Square Key West
#3 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
The view of the sunset at Mallory Square was probably the most amazing that I've ever seen!!! Mallory Square provides a super family friendly environment in which to view an amazing sunset.
We watched the street performers - one of our kids got to be a "helper" which he just loved, and the stunts are really great, plus there are great market vendors..... From guacamole to great art, and if you like a...
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Theater of the Sea Islamorada
#20 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
It is great for the whole family with a full itinerary such as a dolphin show, sea lion show, guided marine tour, boat ride, parrot show, and private lagoon that you can swim in and feed the fish.
Family visiting from Pennsylvania and our destination was Theatre of The Sea. Wonderful facility, the trainers were amazing, but the real stars are the beautiful dolphins :)
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Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder Key Largo
#6 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
The experience was well worth the cost, as the six trainers (from the docks) directed six dolphins through many exercises or tricks which delighted the kids who were in the water interacting with the mammals.
Great family activity and created a wonderful memory for all of us.
Dolphin Research Center Grassy Key
#27 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
Well with the time educational and inspiring and fun my kids loved it well be back soon my boys rode the dolphin by holding their fin and they got a kiss from the dolphin and danced and splashed with the dolphin.
If you have kids you can have interactive encounters w/ the dolphins that like fun! lots of great photo ops, educational activities, & iguanas everywhere!
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Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters Marathon
#30 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
Our kids did the Coral Reef Snorkel Encounter and we all did the Big Shark Bay Encounter to feed the sharks!!! Highly recommend for families, who want to try snorkeling in a controlled environment...the kids LOVED...
A fantastic experience The kids loved all the hands on experiences.The stingray encounter was really fun because you can feed the stingrays and they swim right up to you so you are able to pet them also.
Island Dolphin Care Key Largo
#5 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
We loved spending time there interacting with staff and watching the dolphins work with special needs children and also watch their trainers feed, play with and interact with the dolphins.
Thank you, each IDC member for your thoughtful compassion, your professionalism, your creativity, your investment in so many individuals and families!
The Turtle Hospital Marathon
#10 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
Loved the tour and watching the amazing work they do to keep turtles alive and safer Would be great with kids too Worthwhile to stop and enjoy
What a great experience .. The staff we very knowledgable and really saw a true dedication!!! Great for kids of all ages!! Highly recommend !!!! Plan on at least 2 hrs ...
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center Tavernier
#29 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
My kids really loved taking pictures of all the interesting birds: there are all sorts of owls and a playful blue jay who was raised in a cat-owning household and who now meows.
Perfect for families, kids, and animal lovers of all ages!
Sunset Park Beach Key Colony Beach
#32 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
Great family fun watching the sunset and singing the praises of Marathon Key and another wonderful day.
Our family enjoyed walking our puppy to the park every morning and every evening during our stay in Key Colony Beach.
Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center Key West
#49 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
Take the time to view the movie, featuring a girl who is introduced to mangrove ecosystems as a child, canoeing and snorkeling, and then as she ages moves through and into other near-shore and off-shore ecosystems.
Great for kids, really cool exhibitions on the wildlife, mangroves,and has a nice aquarium and a nice short movie.
Sunset Celebration Key West
#37 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
I would tell you the standard pieces of advise: Watch your kids because of the big crowds, pick pocketers are out there, and most vendors only take cash.
Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park Key West
#57 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
Outside you have a the playground with Amazing game so you can watch one of the best sunset of your life while your children piace in a rally peaceful place
It is a beautiful, family friendly, picnic worthy, walkable, rustic, wonderful natural area in Key West!
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Founders Park Islamorada
#61 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
Great park on the bay, has a beach, playground for kids, fields, gym, splash park, marina, and olympic pool with springboards, water slide, etc. Awesome spot to pack lunches and go back and forth between beach and...
The olympic size pool and swim programs, the tennis courts and clinics, the walking paths, the beautiful beach, and the annual festivals,...year round family friendly (and dog friendly) activities.
San Pablo Catholic Church Marathon
#12 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
The mass opened with a brief nativity story with kids in costumes.
Sombrero Beach Marathon
#60 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
Perfect for families, wife and daughter loved picking sea shells and seeing the animals and wildlife around and up close.
A nice local beach with Emerald Beach type sand, area to swim or snorkel (yes, you an kids can seem many creatures underwater), and enough space to walk and wander, room to picnic.
Key West Firehouse Museum Key West
#14 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
Great place for families or anyone else wanting to learn about Key West history from some fantastic first-hand sources.
Great for kids and adults alike.
Seven Mile Bridge Marathon
#34 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
At the end of the bridge, we stoped (you can do it) and took chance for a little walk and the family photo, and then followed our roadtrip to Key West If you plan to stop after crossing the bridge, be careful, and...
... family to have a wonder around this fantastic bridge....we come down to the keys from our family holiday to Orlando (we are from the uk) and so glad we took the time out to do it...what a wonderful place...we ...
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Key West Historic Seaport Key West
#40 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
Wonderful family time at the historic seaport
This seaport stroll is fun and free - great for families on a budget.
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Pigeon Key Foundation Marathon
#44 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
Our guide, Eric, was very knowledgeable about the key's extensive history in the railroad era as well as the devastation it suffered from Irma, and was terrific with the kids on the tour.
It was a great boat ride and tour, the whole family loved it.
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Old Seven Mile Bridge Marathon
#47 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
The kids had fun trying to catch small lizards in the park!
My kids thought that was pretty cool.
Bahia Honda State Park and Beach Big Pine Key
#68 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
My kids (16yo son and 13 yo daughter) and I visited Bahia Honda and had a terrific time, We spent several days in Key West and drove up one day; the ride was lovely and easy.
... area the views are beautiful as far as you can see it's white sand and sky went there with my children 11 and 15 spent the day there beautiful beautiful place great distressor crystal clear waters just watch o...
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Curry Hammock State Park Marathon
#70 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
Great swimming playground clean facilities grills electric beautiful views wildlife bird watching clean beaches decent rates and friendly staff and safe environment for families.
... the park, however the heritage bike trail runs right past the entrance to the park and you can bike in to the town of Marathon from there, where there are plenty or restaurants, bars and activities for kids.
Dolphins Plus Bayside Key Largo
#42 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
However, we loved the time with our dolphin and it was a great educational experience as the children got to learn a lot about the animals and feel the outside of a dolphin as well as seeing inside the mouth.
For our daughter’s Christmas gift this year, our family of four participated in the structured dolphin swim together, and wow was it amazing!
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History of Diving Museum Islamorada
#22 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
Ideal for all ages but a real teaching tool to show children the development of diving throughout the ages since the exhibit has such a wide range of artifacts spanning hundreds of years.
Kids under 5 Free Active Military Free Adults $12 Seniors/Vets $11 College Students with ID $9 I will definitely recommend a visit to friends and family!
Saint Mary Star of the Sea Key West
#16 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
The priest, nuns, and the children in choir are all very kind!
This Parrish is family oriented and the priest gave a great sermon interpreting the scripture reading
West Martello Tower Key West
#45 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
Also take the time to read about the Higgs Beach African slave children gravesite and memorial right near it's entrance.
Indian Key State Historic Site Islamorada
#56 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
Our tour guide, David, from Islander Watersports dug up hermit crabs for our kids to play with and even climbed a tree so we could try a cuban spice straight from the source.
This is second time family and friends have paddle boarded out to Indian Key.
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John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Key Largo
#59 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
Special shout out to Renee (hilarious BTW), John, Wayne, Nick and Captain Dan :) We are already planning our next trip to Florida May/June 2017 and we are bringing the kids!
We visited three different sites and saw an amazing variety of wildlife underwater: elkhorn coral, thousands of fish, brain coral and everything you'd hope for if you watched Jacques Cousteau as a kid! Be sure to...
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White Street Pier Key West
#63 of 260 things to do in Florida Keys
Great place to stroll, roller blade, roller skate, skate board, walk the kids or your pet, etc. Fishing from pier is popular.
Every evening locals & tourist, families & friends, young & old, students & professionals gather to experience the beautiful Key West sunsets and the day ease into night.
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