Fishing Guide and Vacation Travel Information about Marathon
Marathon is commonly referred to as the "Heart of the Florida Keys." There are many affordable Marathon hotels, motels and resorts and spas to choose from that cater to those with an interest in fishing. Additionally, because Marathon caters primarily to families, there are many Marathon private homes that can also be rented, completely furnished and ready to enjoy. Many include dockage for your fishing boat.
Conveniently centered within Marathon is the Marathon International airport. This makes air travel to Marathon a breeze. While Marathon car rentals are available, often times there's no need because there are many cabs available in Marathon to take you and your family directly to your hotel.
Many accommodations are conveniently located near the multitude of fishing shops and bait and tackle shops that supply all the specific needs to seasoned anglers, sport fishermen and amateurs alike. Here, fishing visitors will find books about fishing, fishing equipment, fishing licenses, scuba diving equipment, snorkeling equipment, spear fishing, commercial fishing, fly fishing, electronics, off shore fishing, charters and guides, marinas and launching ramps. There are numerous fishing guides and fishing charters to choose from as well as a large charter boat fleet.
For those wishing to enjoy looking at the fish, there is a wonderful Aquarium nearby. You can swim with the dolphins and be entertained by fantastic aquatic shows. Marathon is also home to a turtle hospital that is dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of endangered sea turtles. Some of the other Marathon attractions are snorkeling and scuba diving and you can even take an aerial sightseeing trip in a biplane or helicopter!
Marathon has many Florida Keys fishing and seafood events throughout the year to choose from. One of the more popular celebrations is the Seafood Festival. Enjoy unlimited seafood by day and retreat in the evening to your Marathon resort, motel, villa or cottage or campground by the sea.
Marathon has a little bit of the best of each of the Florida Keys and Key West. Shopping, Arts, Boating, Fishing, Dining, Diving, and Living. With a wide variety of hotel, motel accommodations to choose from in Marathon it's easy to see why it's such a popular family travel destination that feels like the Caribbean.
Be sure to watch the travel video about the Marathon Chamber of Commerce and the many other videos for more fishing and vacation information! Also, print the many discounts found on coupons associated with each video. And to make getting there easy, there are even free driving maps as well.