Marathon Things to Do

  • View of new and old bridges
    View of new and old bridges
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    After a fishing trip!-- Summer 2008
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  • 1. Seven Mile Bridge

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    the seven mile bridge is a significant feat of 20th century engineering. the original bridge was built by henry flagler for his railroad in the early 1900's. sections of the old bridge still stands...

  • 2. Fishing

    most visitors come to marathon for it's excellent salt water fishing. at the key colony marina you can book off shore and back country fishing charters. the key colony marina is located on 6th street...

  • 3. Swim with Dolphins

    located on grassy key just east of marathon is the dolphin research center. here you can learn about and interact with these intelligent marine mamals. the dolphin research center has a more...

  • 4. Beach

    Sombrero Beach is a public beach - one of the best in the Keys. It is FREE. The park has been recently refurbished with new picnic shelters, bath houses and a playground and is in pristine...

  • 5. Crane Point Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    A great little museum and you can learn a lot up until you see the Crane House. How sad that someone would show a dump that someone is actually IS living in and storing an array of trashY items. There...

  • 6. Coast and Water

    I have been vacationing in the Keys (Marathon, to be specific) a few times and when we come, it is for Scuba Diving. And when we book our diving trips, we ALWAYS dive with Captain Hook's. This year's...

  • 7. Turtle Hospital

    The Turtle Hospital is a really neat way to learn and get close to some turtles. They start the tour with a very nice power point presentation (not boring I...

  • 8. Snorkeling

    From Marathon, we rented a boat and motored out to the Sombrero Lighthouse to do some snorkeling. It was a little rough being out that far, but the fish were...

  • 9. The Ultimate Dive - The Brass Monkey

    There is no no bigger dive bar than the brass monkey. Dive bar may not even be the right catagory - a new one would have to be created. Something you can't...


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Marathon Things to Do

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Marathon has a museum, a Big Bridge, a turtle hospital, and Sombrero Beach.  But most people come for boating and fishing, diving or snorkeling - those are the primary activities in Marathon...

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