Experience the beauty of a tropical paradise without all the crowds and drunken college students. Schedule your next getaway forMarathon, Florida and get away from it all without spending a bundle. Located in the middle Florida Keys area, you can step slightly off the beaten path and still have a memory making vacation. The municipality of Marathon includes the islands of Grassy Key, Long Key, Duck Key, Crawl Key, Pigeon Key, Vaca Key and Fat Deer Key. Stay within steps of the shoreline at one of the Top 5 Campgrounds in Marathon.
5 – Jolly Roger Tavel Park on Grassy Key is a resort style campground with a vast array of amenities. Keep your family entertained without ever leaving the facility’s grounds. Have a sunrise picnic at the on-site pavilion or cast a line from the private boat dock and harbor area. Take “Fido’ for a walk or toss a frisbee inside the “Bark Park.” You can catch a wave in the private swimming area of use the campground’s snorkeling gear and explore what exits beneath the surface of the Gulf of Mexico. Jolly Roger Travel Park utilities include electrical hook-ups, laundry and bath house, cable television, wireless Internet access and telephone connections. You can rent an RV space, tent site or boat slip on a daily or monthly basis. Special rates are available for guests staying at the campground for six months or longer.
4 – Knights Key RV Resort and Marina offers oceanfront campsites and a private boat dock. The resort is located less than three miles from the Marathon shopping district, boat rental facilities and dive shops. Enjoy a frozen drink from the beachfront Tiki bar or have a sunset picnic beneath the shade of a towering palm tree. All ocean, inland and harbor RV campsites feature water and electrical service as well as a picnic table. Tent campsites include a picnic table. Pets are permitted at the resort if they are staying with their owners inside an air conditioned recreational vehicle.
3 – Pelican Motel and Trailer Park offers 85 campsites and a private boat dock. All of the campsites feature a concrete patio, full electrical hook-ups, cable television and a picnic table. Location is a big part of this lodging facility’s appeal. Watch the boats pass by while having a picnic at the thatch-covered picnic pavilion on the edge of the fishing pier or go for a swim at the park’s heated outdoor pool. You are within walking distance to the Dolphin Research Center and Sombrero Beach.
2 – Curry Hammock State Park offers twenty-eight campsites with views of the Atlantic Ocean. Gravel campsites and adjoining sandy areas can accommodate large recreational vehicles and group camping tents. Each campsite features a picnic table, charcoal grill as well as water and electrical service. The bath house consists of solar powered hot water showers and composting toilets. Leashed pets are permitted at the campground and on park trails. Curry Hammock State Park recreational opportunities include bicycling, kayaking, swimming beach, fishing pier, playground, wildlife viewing areas and snorkeling.
1 – Grassy Key RV Park and Resort was renovated in 2009 to allow access for extra-large motorcoaches, and renovate the private boat dock.. Waterfront campsites utilities include electrical and water service as well as cable television access. Even four-legged members of the family can enjoy a tropical getaway at Grassy Key RV Park and Resort – as long as they are on a leash. Soak up the serenity of Grassy Key while enjoying upscale resort style amenities. Float around the outdoor swimming pool while watching the sun set on the Gulf of Mexico. There is no need to wait until you get home to share all of your amazing vacation photos with family and friends, just log onto the resort’s wireless Internet service. Pull up a chair and social at the resort clubhouse or join in organized activities. Additional amenities include horseshoes and beach games, laundry facility and a gift and sundry store. Extended stay rates are offered for guests who just can’t bear to rejoin civilization after a vacation in the Florida Keys.