Travel Blogs from Marathon, United States

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Marathon, a sailor's mecca, Marathon, United States travel blog

Marathon, a sailor's mecca

A travel blog entry by jusnow

Oh, the crab pots! Mike and Dutch threaded their way through the dangerous crab pots--a tiring trip.  Were glad to reach the friendly town of ...

Record breaking Florida Keys, Marathon, United States travel blog

Record breaking Florida Keys

A travel blog entry by tamollie

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... we were back to boon docking.  We had read that it was frowned upon and certainly the big stores in Marathon weren’t endorsing overnight camping, so we ventured into new boon docking ground… large apartment building parking lots. ...

map pin, Marathon, United States travel blog

map pin

A travel blog entry by marijka

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Entre l'océan Atlantic et le Gulf du Mexique, Marathon Shores, United States travel blog

Entre l'océan Atlantic et le Gulf du Mexique

A travel blog entry by westfalia2012

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... sur la route. Nous avons pleinement profité de cette journée malgré le temps nuageux. Nous sommes actuellement dans un camping à Marathon (environ 45 min de Key West)où nous avons prit notre première vrai douche depuis 8 jours. J'ai enfin compris ...

Fun with Friends, Marathon, United States travel blog

Fun with Friends

A travel blog entry by jodieandandy

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Staying in an area has given us the opportunity to connect with more friends and do more things.  Three of the four State Parks we are staying at for February and March of this year are within a half hour of each other making for easy connecting ...

Kayaking with Iguanas, Marathon, United States travel blog

Kayaking with Iguanas

A travel blog entry by jodieandandy

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People make life interesting......in our Crazy Fish life style that is more true than ever!  One great way we are meeting new friends is to go over to say, "Hi" to other people traveling in the same RV as Crazy Fish.  It is always the ...

Small towns of West Texas, Marathon, United States travel blog

Small towns of West Texas

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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Day 341 - Today we have a 240 mile drive to Marathon, Texas.  We have gotten off the main highway and are taking a nice route, good road, no trucks (yea), but not much to look at.  West Texas is pretty barren.  We do pass some towns, but ...

Bootstrip nach Marathon, Marathon, United States travel blog

Bootstrip nach Marathon

A travel blog entry by ready2goo

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... Tank zu füllen. Denn so ein Boot braucht rund 40 Gallonen (151,4 Liter) in der Stunde! Wahnsinn! Vollgetankt ging es ab nach Marathon was ziemlich in der nähe von Key West liegt. Nun, vollgas über das offene Meer. Wir sahen Haie!! Nach einem weiteren ...

Alaska friends hanging in Florida, Marathon, United States travel blog

Alaska friends hanging in Florida

A travel blog entry by danfrerich

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So of all the random things I thought I would see in Florida, wasn't expecting to find out my best friend from high school back in Alaska who now lives in Oregon happen to be on vacation in the Keys. What a great way to start travels by getting to hang ...

Family on the road!!!, Marathon, United States travel blog

Family on the road!!!

A travel blog entry by jodieandandy

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A call from Betsy and Rick to tell us to connect.....a call from John and Susan that they are in the area......and, POW!!! we are having lunch with family while on the road !!  The wonder of connecting! John and Susan ...

The Keys of Florida, Marathon Shores, United States travel blog

The Keys of Florida

A travel blog entry by alwaysastory

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... for summer. (And seeing as I'm an old lady now I thought this wasn't my scene) So we stopped off at the island called Marathon Key. It was a bit like a rugged shipwrecked island. We were staying in what looked like an Hawaiian hut, right on the water with ...

Reflections on Keys, Marathon, United States travel blog

Reflections on Keys

A travel blog entry by browngaltrekker

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... , I decided to stay at Tropical Cottages which offered rustic cabins at a budget price.  The cottages were located in Marathon but only 7 miles away from Bahia Honda, so very convenient.  To get to Key West, it's almost an hour of ...

Bouncing around the Keys, Marathon, United States travel blog

Bouncing around the Keys

A travel blog entry by jodieandandy

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... and Fred, who were staying at Long Key and made dinner plans to eat at a hole in the wall called Fish Tales on Marathon Key. Good dinner with great conversation and connection. The staff had to ask us to leave when we were the last people hanging out ...

In the Keys, Marathon, United States travel blog

In the Keys

A travel blog entry by cliff-n-chris

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... the staff were very helpful, and we were able to get a replacement part for the sink. We then set off down the Keys to Marathon, to visit Crane Point Museum & Nature Center.  Coasting along at 45-50 mph we managed to get 17 mpg from the ...

Tucked in at Marathon, Marathon, United States travel blog

Tucked in at Marathon

A travel blog entry by jusnow

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... death.  After a rough night Friday night with high winds and lots of waves, we got out of Russel Key on the bay side of Marathon as soon as there was enough light to see.  Crab pots are always an issue for us in these waters and can be very ...

Big Bend National Park, Marathon, United States travel blog

Big Bend National Park

A travel blog entry by mcgregors5

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... With Great memories, quite a few photos and some very sore feet from pulling the boat upstream we left big bend to stay at Marathon, the gateway  town for a couple of nights R&R with a full hookup. We have slowed down a bit knowing we ...

The Keys of Florida, Marathon Shores, United States travel blog

The Keys of Florida

A travel blog entry by alwaysastory

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... for summer. (And seeing as I'm an old lady now I thought this wasn't my scene) So we stopped off at the island called Marathon Key. It was a bit like a rugged shipwrecked island. We were staying in what looked like an Hawaiian hut, right on the water with ...

Road Trip Videos, Marathon, United States travel blog

Road Trip Videos

A travel blog entry by johnrandall

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As promised, here are the missing videos (selected) from the first half of the trip.  I had problems converting my QuickTime vids from the camera to a proper format and size for the blog.  I actually bought a video editing program (Corel Video ...

Did I say nowhere TX?, Marathon, United States travel blog

Did I say nowhere TX?

A travel blog entry by joyinjesus

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OK this place makes the last place look like Vegas.  I am sitting in back of a grocery mart on a milk carton, plugged into an outlet that I share with the ice machine as the cats walk by looking at me with a puzzled stare.  Now this is ...

Southern Winds, Marathon, United States travel blog

Southern Winds

A travel blog entry by ninapennewell

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... in the last 30-40 years and we have elected to preserve our fond memories of Key West when it was a lot less commercialized. Marathon certainly is commercialized and not necessarily in a good way. But it does have all the convenient stores (Publix, West ...

Turtle Hospital, Marathon, United States travel blog

Turtle Hospital

A travel blog entry by onthesunnyside

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Auf der Rueckfahrt nordwaerts machen wir Halt in Marathon, wo wir das Turtle Hospital besuchen. Die Crew des Spitals hat sich zur Aufgabe gemacht, verletzte Schildkroeten gesund zu pflegen (Operation falls noetig und Physiotherapie) und wenn irgend ...

Big Bend - Hiking in Texas, Marathon, United States travel blog

Big Bend - Hiking in Texas

A travel blog entry by akbar

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Big Bend Naitional Park is in remote southwest Texas - NOT close to anything. A full day's drive from El Paso got me there just in time for a good's nite rest at the Park Lodge - pictured on the right with fog rolling in. The Park is a full 7-10 hour ...

Riding to Marathon, Marathon, United States travel blog

Riding to Marathon

A travel blog entry by amyjtc2c

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... of cycling clothing that I brought.  Last night I got to sleep in luxury with Clark at the historic Gage Hotel in Marathon.  It is only 1/2 mile from our campground.  Multiple people stayed here last night.  JT was the keeper of the ...

Rest Day #3 photos, Marathon, United States travel blog

Rest Day #3 photos

A travel blog entry by amyjtc2c

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Rest day photos....I am behind in sending updates.  WiFi does not work well and I have started using my phone as a "hot spot", but that has not always worked well either.  Hopefully I will be able to upload multiple days updates ...

All Keyed Up, Marathon, United States travel blog

All Keyed Up

A travel blog entry by satisfaction

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... our experiences to date with him over a piece of key lime pie!  Speaking of that... we sampled a version of this at a Marathon restaurant last night. Have you ever had "Deep Fried Key Lime Pie"??  It was pretty good! We are updating ...

Fort Zachary Taylor & Marathon, Marathon, United States travel blog

Fort Zachary Taylor & Marathon

A travel blog entry by beckywilliamson

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... Key West and there is a Fort! We went past Mile 0 of Route 1. So the morning was spent at the Beach, we crashed another wedding and had a picnic! In the afternoon we looked around the fort. Following a full day we drove onto Marathon for an overnight ...

Judge Roy Bean Visitor Center/ Marathon, Marathon, United States travel blog

Judge Roy Bean Visitor Center/ Marathon

A travel blog entry by gsnakehill

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... we had a blow out here we would still be here days later.  There is nothing out here but views.   Driving into Marathon where our campground is located we needed to get diesel before our driven into Big Bend National Park tomorrow.  We have ...

Tropical Paradise, Marathon, United States travel blog

Tropical Paradise

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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... both enjoyed it although my nose was full of water! Once we were back at the car, we drove further along past Islamorada to Marathon where we had booked a room for 2 nights. We were pretty tired from all that exercise, but we decided to go out for dinner ...

Deer and Dear, Marathon, United States travel blog

Deer and Dear

A travel blog entry by ralphieboyo

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... together. Families are like that.  We ate well and celebrated. Later in the morning, we moved to the Jolly Roger Travel Park on Marathon Key.  It was a drive of about forty miles and went smoothly.  I must say that it's good to be back in a ...

The Flying Fins, Marathon, United States travel blog

The Flying Fins

A travel blog entry by ralphieboyo

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Today, Wednesday, we took a walk down to the Dolphin Research Center.  It's just half a mile or so from our park.  We just got a "general" admission, so we could wander around a bit and see the dolphins.  You can actually pay to spend time ...

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