Depart from Marathon and sail to Bahia Honda, one of the best anchorages in the Florida Keys. Drop your hook near the Old Keys Trestle Railroad Bridge and enjoy the calm natural harbor at Bahia Honda State Park.
Sail out to Looe Key, a National Marine Sanctuary with magnificent snorkeling and diving with a great wall. Tie up to one of the mooring balls for a few hours and then head for Newfound Harbor. Anchor at the exclusive Little Palm Island Marina, which offers a 5-star restaurant and hotel accommodation. If such an expensive marina is not in your itinerary, Newfound Harbor is an excellent place to spend the night on the hook, and theres a delicious restaurant you can dinghy into.
Depart Newfound Harbor and sail to Key West. Stay at Bight Marina, or anchor out in Man of War Harbor. Stretch your legs and experience the nightlife and shopping in the quaint village of Key West.
Depart Key West and sail to the uninhabited island group of the Marquesas. Bask in the solitude, calm waters, and sandy beaches. This is the perfect opportunity for some swimming and relaxation.
Depart the Marquesas and sail back to Key West. Stop along the way for some fantastic snorkeling by mooring to the dive buoys on the reef. Spend two nights in Key West to take in all that this destination has to offer.
Keep exploring Key West and consider a day sail out to the reef for some snorkeling.
Depart Key West and sail back to Bahia Honda for your last night out on the hook.
Depart Bahia Honda and sail back to Marathon. Arrive early enough to unload, clean the boat, and disembark by Noon. Remember, youll never be done exploring all the Keys have to offer.