As we make way for the autumn months, the tropical air surrounding the Florida Keys remains warm and a sense of calm fills the island following the busy summer family season. Fall is a perfect season for visiting the Keys, particularly for couples and groups of friends looking to relax during a quieter time of year.
From mid-September to early December, Marathon in the Middle Keys is filled with peace and serenity, yet there is still every opportunity to find fun during autumn with a variety of water-based and nature-focused activities. As the majority of the world braces itself for the start of shorter days in colder climes, the sun is still shining its golden rays over the Florida Keys so you can escape the chilly winds and warm up in a sub-tropical paradise.
Here are the top reasons to visit Marathon, FL this autumn:
1.) Ocean Breezes: With the average temperature topping a breezy 84 degrees and the ocean remaining beautifully warm, you can take time out to soak up the autumn sun and indulge in water-based activities without being surrounded by the excitable sounds of families on vacation.
2.) Long Weekends: With summer tucked away and Christmas looming in the distance, there is still plenty to celebrate in fall. You can enjoy a long peaceful weekend break or week-long vacation during Columbus Day on October 9th or Veteran’s Day on November 11th. Thanksgiving Day on November 23rd also provides the perfect opportunity to celebrate in style and make the most of the extended weekend break.
3.) Nearby Autumn Events: The surrounding Florida Keys offer an array of autumn events to take advantage of during your vacation. With Key West just over an hour away, you can enjoy a day trip to see some of these exciting activities – just keep an eye on our events calendar for confirmed dates:
5.) The Perfect Catch: Autumn is also a calm time of year to enjoy fishing, and two popular autumn seasons include Lobster season which runs from August through March, while Stone Crab Claw season starts in October and runs through May. There is a range of other fish in season during the autumn and we can arrange fishing charters at the resort.
6.) Savor the Flavors: Local cuisine in the Florida Keys is one of many reasons why visitors just can’t get enough of the destination, and in autumn you can savor the flavors of the season including delicious fish caught from the surrounding waters. At Herbies, you will be spoiled by chefs capturing the tropical flavors of the islands using local ingredients and the finest seafood and smoked meats.. You can also enjoy casual oceanside dining at Burdines where the menu will no doubt beckon you to have a sample before sunset.
7.) Love is in the Air: Autumn is one of the best seasons in which to indulge in a romantic break in the Florida Keys when the island is at its most calm and relaxed following the busy summer months. You can hide away in (romantic features of the house)
8.) Space Out: If you’re traveling as a group this autumn, you can all enjoy space, luxury and comfort in our two or three-bedroom beach houses, each one boasting its own private porch which overlooks the sparkling waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Offering a relaxing “home away from home” atmosphere, everything your party needs is under one roof, including laundry facilities, a fully-equipped kitchen and a super comfortable living room complete with a 42-inch plasma TV.
9.) Autumn Color: Who says you have to travel north to see autumn color when we’ll bring the color to you. Each autumn, vibrant autumn sunsets fill the Florida Keys skies with amazing color right from our private beach.
10.) Spectacular Savings: Autumn is the best time to secure an unbeatable savings at Salty Anglers, so if you’re after a budget-friendly getaway then you’ll find a variety of discount available. If you book through Homeaway.com or by contacting us directly at WaterViewVacation.com or call 954.829.0024 you will not be disappointed.
The best way to enjoy the spender of the Florida Keys is by renting at Salty Anglers in Marathon. A beautiful home in a cozy, quiet neighborhood, minutes from Sombrero Beach and just off the ocean, this newly renovated home boasts 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms and a large living room/dining room area. Go to www.WaterViewVacation.com for more information.