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Best things to do in Marathon

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Beach
“Sombrero Beach is beautiful and rarely crowded... great for kids of all ages... good snorkeling or just laying out and listening to waves lapping the beach.”
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Seafood Restaurant
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“Best place to see the Florida Keys Sunset. Great Food. Restaurant has a built in pool Boat Docking Live Music”
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Veterinary Care
“I love the turtle hospital! Interactive, informative, amazing animals. We have nests on our beach back at the Sea Isle, amazing! ”
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College Lab
“Swim with the dolphins and just scroll around for various tours of sea lions, dolphins, etc. ”
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Bar
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“Their calamari is hands down the best I've ever had. Conch fritters are good too! Wait to sit by the water if you can!”
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Food
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“Great seafood on the water with rustic picnic tables situated on a working waterfront area. The upstairs bar is great for sunset drinks and stone crab claws (in season). ”
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Restaurant
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“Fish tacos are super... we upgrade from mahi to snapper. Best be hungry... an order comes with two big ones. We always split an order!”
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Shoe Store
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Bar
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“If you like fresh shrimp and seafood, Castaways is your spot. Salty, authentic and classic. Takes a little effort to find but worth the diligence. ”
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Aquarium
“Check it out... lots to see/do... sharks, stingrays, tarpon, tide touch pool.”
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Seafood Restaurant
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“Grab a burger here! They're amazing! Or really most things on their menu :)”
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Restaurant
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“Great food and beautiful setting. Try the little coconut/lime mints after dinner.”
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Park
“Curry Hammock is a fabulous ocean front park where you can swim, fish, kayak, paddleboard, picnic and windsurf.”
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Park
“Open 7-days a week, the walk takes one back in time... Hammock Loop with so many trees and plants, wildlife, butterfly meadow, the point, and the Adderly House, a classic Bahamian-style, it is the oldest in the Keys (outside Key West).”
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Restaurant
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“Restaurant and Bar... less than a mile walk. Stunning ocean-view... so so food, nice bar.”
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Point of Interest
“Some of the best sunsets we've ever seen just a short walk from Guitars & Tiki Bars. ”
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