Flying above the Overseas Highway — and landing on the water to cruise around small islands — offers a stunning new perspective of the Florida Keys.
Vince "Vinny-Bob" Howard pulls up a filefish during a day of offshore fishing out of Bud N' Mary's Marina in Islamorada.
A 70-pound sailfish leaps from the water during a 45-minute battle of will and strength. The expert crew of the Catch 22 from Islamorada can find these elusive game fish in almost any conditions out in the Atlantic.
The "Iron Duke," an armored suit for diving as deep as 2,300 feet into the ocean, is one of the biggest pieces of Dr. Sally Bauer's collection at Islamorada's History of Diving Museum.
Starting the day with a scrumptious almond scone, made by Jen DeMaria at the Deer Run Bed & Breakfast on Big Pine Key.
Cassiopea jellyfish are among the possible marine life encounters during a paddle through Key Largo's John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park.
A close look at outcroppings of Key Largo limestone reveals fossil imprints from an ancient coral reef.
Jamie Jackson of Florida Bay Outfitters guides paddlers through John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, the Florida Bay and other waters around Key Largo.