Local Attractions & Dining

Local Area Attractions

Keys Vacation Concierge  305-434-2899   If you are looking for assistance with making plans during your stay, Keys Vacation Concierge can plan "Your Vacation... Your Way... Marathon to Key West"

Bahia Honda State Park  305-872-2353  Along with its iconic Florida Keys scenery, sandy beaches, gin-clear waters and magnificent sunsets, the park is known for balmy sea breezes that caress the shores year-round

Crane Point  305-743-3900  Museum & Nature Trail  (Walking Distance)

The Turtle Hospital  305-743-2552  The Turtle Hospital opened its doors 1986 with four main goals: 1) rehab injured sea turtles and return them to their natural habitat, 2) educate the public through outreach programs and visit local schools, 3) conduct and assist with research aiding to sea turtles (in conjunction with state universities), and 4) work toward environmental legislation making the beaches and water safe and clean for sea turtles.

Sombrero Beach  Sombrero Beach is a beautiful park and sandy beach. In 2001 the City redeveloped Sombrero Beach to include total handicap accessibility. A lovely sandy beach on the Atlantic Ocean frames a shady park with picnic pavilions, volleyball courts, restrooms and showers.

Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters  305-407-3262  The founders of our Marathon marine park are industry leaders in the field of capture, transport and relocation of sharks, tropical fish and other marine sea life.  Our mission is the desire to successfully introduce people from all walks of life to the magic that the ocean and its majestic creatures through close, or even one-on-one interaction.

Marathon Community Park  This park is located directly on the Overseas Highway at 200 36th Street Ocean (MM 49). There are four tennis courts, tennis wall, a combination hockey/basketball court (3 courts), two little league fields, and two soccer fields. There is also a skate park, two shuffleboard courts, two boccie ball courts, batting cage, concession stand, amphitheater, picnic areas and restrooms.

7 Mile Walking Bridge  The Seven Mile Bridge is a bridge in the Florida Keys, in Monroe County, Florida, United States. It connects Knight's Key in the Middle Keys to Little Duck Key in the Lower Keys.

Dolphin Research Center  Through education, research and rescue, Dolphin Research Center promotes peaceful coexistence, cooperation and communication between marine mammals, humans and the environment we share with the well being of DRC's animals taking precedence.

Pigeon Key  Pigeon Keyand Marine Science Center is a 501c-3 non-profit organization that was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1990. It was created in 1992 to further protect the island’s long-standing history from the Henry Flagler era.

Curry Hammock State Park   the largest undeveloped parcel of land between Key Largo and Big Pine Key.  Curry Hammock provides vital habitat for many local and migrating species and hosts record numbers of peregrine falcons every fall.  On calm days, paddlers come and go finding their own quiet slice of paradise, and on windy, wild days, the park bubbles with the activity and excitement of kiteboarders.  

Monroe County Public Library  As you enter our new library, you’ll see a Holds Locker available for 24/7 access to items you request. Inside, we have tablets and laptops to borrow, a self-checkout system, small group study/meeting rooms as well as a large community room. A ‘Redbox’ style media box provides your DVD selection. Upstairs, find the expanded, light and airy children’s area, a teen room for gaming, study, and Homework Center with four computers. The Activity Center features a 3D printer, a Cricut maker, sewing machines, virtual reality station and more. Our book collection has expanded to over 10,000 new titles.

Marathon Community Cinema  Tickets are available to purchase at the Cinema Box Office on the date of the movie. Cinema doors open ONE (1) HOUR before the movie begins.  (Walking Distance)

Marathon Community Theater 

The Lagoon on Grassy Key  Founded in 2011 and reimagined in 2020 The Lagoon on Grassy Key has been a middle Keys staple for nearly 10 years.  Keys Cable Park was created for teaching locals and visitors alike to enjoy a variety of board, wind, and paddle sports.  While Keys Cable Park is the longest running attraction the property has seen it isn’t the first and it certainly isn’t the last.


Local Area Dining

Sunset Grill & Raw Bar   305-396-7235 

7 Knights Key Blvd, Marathon, FL 33050 

Florida Keys Steak & Lobster House   305-743-5516     (walking distance - 12 blocks)

3660 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050

Keys Fisheries    305-743-4353      (amazing seafood, relaxed atmosphere)

3502 Gulfview Ave, Marathon, FL 33050

Sweet Savannah’s Ice Cream     305-743-3131    (best place for ice cream)

8919 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050

Barracuda Grill  305-743-3314  

4290 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050

Lazy Days South  305-289-0839   

725 11th Street, Marathon, FL 33050

Castaway Waterfront Restaurant & Sushi Bar  305-743-6247

1406 Ocean View Avenue, Marathon, FL 33050

The Market Place at Isla Bella    305-481-9451

1 Knights Key Blvd, Marathon, FL 33050

Mahina at Isla Bella  786-638-8106

1 Knights Key Blvd, Marathon, FL 33050

The Stuffed Pig     305-743-4059  

3520 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050

Porky’s Bayside   305-289-2065 

1410 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050

Hurricane Bar & Grill   305-743-2220    (walking distance - 3 blocks)

4650 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL

Keys News & Coffee LLC   305-998-4672

2960 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050

The 7 mile Grill   305-743-4481

1420 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050

Light House Grille @ FaroBlanco   305-434-9039

1996 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050

Butterfly Cafe @ Tranquility Bay   305-289-7177  

2600 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050

Cracked Conch Cafe   305-743-2233   (walking distance - 2 blocks)

4999 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050

Burdine’s Waterfront Marina and Bar & Grill   305-743-9204

1200 Oceanview Ave, Marathon, FL 33050

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