The Keys: What we did with our kids while visiting. (In no particular order)
Stay at Fiesta Key RV Resort! The sites that back up to the water are really nice. The location is central to The Keys in general. We fished off the wall behind our camper daily, saw resident iguanas in the tree across the canal, and found many varieties of fish right from our site. (Parrot fish, baby barracuda, lobster, sergeant majors, butterfly fish etc)
The History of Diving Museum -Islamorada – super cool place! The boys loved the scavenger hunt they give out to kids. We were able to try a tug on a pulley which shows you the weight of the old diving helmets! The boys were captivated by some interactive exhibits and a scavenger hunt to find approximately 14 toy divers hidden throughout the exhibits.
Snorkel at Alligator Reef – You will need to be on a boat to get there! We swam with a shark, lots of barracudas, and reef fish! This reef is around the lighthouse of Islamorada.
Fish under bridges 🙂
The Butterfly and Nature Conservatory, Key West- We all loved this spot and it is definitely worth the price of admission ($12 for adult, $8.50 4-12 yo). My boys tried to get a butterfly to land on them but were unsuccessful. Nana had one land on her! She was not thrilled! Scared off a dainty butterfly!! We couldn’t resist a video of the action! If you wander around Key West and see all the people with beautiful butterflies on their shirts you will know they’ve seen the BNC.
The Shipwreck Museum, Key West – Tea, treasure and pirate loot! An interesting movie and hopefully when you go the lookout tower, it will be reopened. Unfortunately for us, it was closed due to damage from Hurricane Irma.