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  • What to Do in Key Largo

    November 04, 2019

    Whether you are arriving by plane or car, the moment you arrive in the Florida Keys, you will feel a world away. Take advantage of the incredible weather and head out for a day of exploring. We've gathered a couple of fun things to do while visiting Key Largo this fall. ... Read more

  • Fall Events

    October 07, 2019

    Fall is a wonderful time to visit the Florida Keys. While temperatures begin to drop around the United States, Key Largo stays a perfect 85°. Check out these fun events happening around town. ... Read more

  • Can’t Miss Florida Keys Events

    September 02, 2019

    There are so many ways to experience the Florida Keys. From laid-back beach days to connecting with the locals, the palm trees are the limit. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite upcoming events. ... Read more

  • Key Largo Adventures

    August 05, 2019

    You’ve booked the hotel, rented the car, and have already started imagining your perfect Key Largo vacation. However, your itinerary is not set until you’ve added these fun outdoor activities. August is an ideal time to explore the Florida Keys. From the sunny weather to the warm turquoise waters, the climate is prime for snorkeling, paddleboarding, fishing, boat tours and more.... Read more

  • Mini Lobster Season

    July 01, 2019

    Calling all seafood lovers! Mini lobster season is almost upon us. But before jumping into the deep end, there are a few things you should know.... Read more

  • Outdoor Fun in Key Largo

    June 03, 2019

    June is one of our favorite months in Key Largo! Kick-off your summer with these exhilarating outdoor activities. ... Read more

  • The Key Largo Original Music Festival

    May 06, 2019

    Every May, locals and visitors look forward to one of the most exciting musical experiences in Key Largo. The Key Largo Original Music Festival features singer-songwriters from across the country and takes place from May 16th to May 19th. ... Read more

  • Fun Spring Activities

    April 01, 2019

    Spring has sprung, and the Florida Keys are bubbling with zesty activities all month. Experience Key Largo like a local with our insider’s guide.... Read more

  • The Luck of the Irish in Key Largo

    March 01, 2019

    St. Patrick’s day in the Florida Keys is truly atypical from the holiday as it’s experienced in most of the Northern Hemisphere.... Read more

  • Celebrate Local Craft Beer & Sushi

    February 01, 2019

    This month, you can join Islamorada locals to celebrate the Florida Keys Brewing Co.'s 4th Anniversary Festival. Enjoy all you can drink beer and all you can eat sushi in the midst of fine art in a lovely garden.... Read more

  • The Florida Keys Uncorked

    January 01, 2019

    If you’re a foodie and you’re visiting us this month, you’re in luck: from January 10-20, Key Largo will step up to the plate to showcase the best of its food and wine.... Read more

  • See the Blackwater Sound Sparkle

    December 03, 2018

    There are so many ways to enjoy Key Largo’s shorelines. At this time of year, there is one particularly special way to enjoy the Blackwater Sound after the sun has set. On Saturday, December 8th, the water will reflect the glittering lights of decorated boats - from paddleboards and single-person kayaks to 55-foot yachts - during the annual Key Largo Boat Parade.... Read more

  • Feed the Tarpon at Robbie’s

    November 05, 2018

    Imagine a fishing shack, a low-key marina, craft beers on tap, and live local music playing in the background--embrace the Florida Keys lifestyle with a fun day trip to Robbie’s Marina of Islamorada. Considered to be one of the top attractions, we can’t recommend it enough. ... Read more

  • Ready, Set, Road Trip!

    October 01, 2018

    Imagine driving with the windows down, the wind blowing through your hair, and nothing on the horizon but blue skies and ocean for miles and miles. You turn up your music and let the fresh salt air lead the way while you cruise on over to your cozy hotel in Key Largo. One of the best parts about visiting the Florida Keys is the journey. Whether you are driving a rental car from Miami or you’re road tripping across the USA, half of the fun is getting here. ... Read more

  • Stunning Sunsets in the Keys

    September 03, 2018

    Sunny days in Key Largo turn into the most beautiful sunsets, and anyone who has experienced the "golden hour" in the Florida Keys will agree the kaleidoscope of colors is amongst the most impressive in the state. Residents and visitors gather along the shoreline to watch that magical moment when the sun approaches the horizon and disappears for the day.... Read more

  • Shelling in Key Largo

    August 06, 2018

    Don’t let your worries be the only thing swept away by the relaxing lull of the waves breaking along the shore. Beach days are meant for peace and relaxation, so let your heart soar with creativity from morning till night.... Read more

  • How to Celebrate Fourth of July Like a Local

    July 02, 2018

    You can do the usual firework display on the beach, or try something zestier! This year, stay on shore with the land-dwellers instead of oceanside with the sea-drifters. Join festive Upper Keys locals for a patriotic cheer fest at the Key Largo Fourth of July parade. Enjoy decorated floats, live music, and animated participants throwing candy to the excited spectators. ... Read more

  • Why You’ll Love Snorkeling at John Pennekamp

    June 04, 2018

    Located at the beginning of the Florida Keys is one of South Florida’s most valued treasures--John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, opened in 1963, is the first undersea park in America. Sometimes you strike gold, and there is no reason to keep on searching. That’s how we feel about this vibrant gem brimming with tropical underwater life and located in Key Largo just minutes from the Drift Hotel. ... Read more

  • Try Local Brews: Day Trip to Islamorada

    May 07, 2018

    Immerse yourself in the relaxed island vibe of the tropics and treat your squad to a fun day trip. Islamorada is located just south of Key Largo and is home to one of our favorite breweries, Islamorada Beer Company. ... Read more

  • Rainy Day Ideas for the Florida Keys

    April 03, 2018

    You may be wondering what to do when it rains in Key Largo? Fortunately, we have a couple of irresistible suggestions. From snuggling indoors to a little adventure seeking, rainy... Read more

  • Why You Should Treat Yourselves to a Day on the Water

    March 05, 2018

    Every day at Drift Hotel Key Largo is exemplary, however, a perfect day starts and ends with the ocean.... Read more

  • Romance is in the Air at Drift, Key Largo

    February 05, 2018

    This Valentine’s Day keep it simple and let us do the hard work. Romance is easy at our picturesque fisherman’s paradise. Whether you're getting away for an amorous weekend or you want to spend Cupid’s holiday with us, here are some suggestions for your best vacation yet. ... Read more

  • New Year, New You: Three Resolutions Worth Keeping

    January 08, 2018

    Head into 2018 with all of the energy of the sun. It’s time to rethink winter chill, and embrace winter warmth. Start the year off succeeding. Let us help you keep your new year’s resolutions while getting a golden tan. ... Read more

  • A Fresh Take On Florida Key’s Cuisine

    December 04, 2017

    Calling all foodies! While staying at The Drift Hotel, treat yourself to mouth-watering local dishes that will make you feel heavenly. Key Largo is a epicurean paradise--check out our roundup... Read more

  • Key Tips for Relaxing on the Beach Like a True Floridian

    November 06, 2017

    Escape the winter blues with a much needed trip to Key Largo, Florida. The Drift Hotel has the secret recipe for peace and relaxation. Follow these key tips and we’ll... Read more

  • A Brief History of The Florida Keys

    October 02, 2017

    The Florida Keys are a rich oasis of picture-perfect beaches, turquoise waters, and fresh nautical cuisine ready to be devoured. Imagine you are driving from the Miami airport, the windows... Read more

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