A visit to our private island can be as action-packed or as delightfully lazy as you desire.

If you decide to tear yourself away from the on-island options, we have an insiders’ list of things to do in the Keys. No matter how you choose to spend your days, you’re certain to discover your personal paradise on Little Palm Island.

Local Aquarium

Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters offers a unique and immersive experience where visitors of all ages can learn, explore, and interact with marine life in the beautiful setting of the Florida Keys. The aquarium features a variety of interactive exhibits including touch tanks where you can interact with stingrays, starfish, and other sea creatures.

Lagoon Cable Park

The Lagoon Wake Park is a popular wakeboarding park located in Grassy Key. The park has a family-friendly atmosphere, welcoming riders of all ages. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced wakeboarder, you can enjoy riding around the lagoon and practicing your skills on various obstacles such as ramps, rails, and kickers. 

Fishing Boat Charter

The Marathon Lady offers fishing charters for individuals, families, and groups. They typically provide half-day and full-day trips targeting a variety of fish species found in the waters surrounding Marathon, including grouper, snapper, mahi-mahi, tuna, and more.

Pigeon Key Historic District

The Pigeon Key Historic District offers visitors a fascinating glimpse into the history of the Florida Keys. Explore the historic buildings and grounds of Pigeon Key on a guided tour led by knowledgeable staff. Learn about the history of the island, including its role in the construction of the Overseas Railroad and the lives of the workers who lived there.

Dolphin Research Center

The Dolphin Research Center offers a unique and educational experience for visitors interested in marine mammals and conservation. Whether you're interacting with dolphins, learning from educational presentations, or exploring the center's facilities, a visit to DRC is sure to be memorable.

7-Mile Bridge Boardwalk

Visiting the Seven Mile Bridge in the Florida Keys offers a memorable experience with stunning views and various outdoor activities. Learn about the rich history of the Seven Mile Bridge and its role in connecting the Florida Keys.