are located less than a mile from Tilden's Dive Center -
can help you plan a fantastic day on, or under, the water.
The fishing opportunies are limitless from backcountry,
bay, offshore and party boat. There are numerous bridges
nearby to fish from including the 7 Mile Bridge at the south
end of the City of Marathon, and bridges at MM 60.5 (Duck
Key Bridge), MM 61.5 (Tom's Cut Bridge) and MM 63 (Long
Key Bridge). Fishing charters:
guarantees "no fish - no pay"marathonfishingcharterspro.com offers offshore and reef fishing
http://www.sweetenufcharters.com fishing for all ages
There are a number of boat rental options in Marathon. Call us for suggestions or visit All Aboard Boat Rentals or Marathon Boat Rentals online.
Old Seven Mile Bridge
Located at the south end of Marathon, this 2.2 section of the Flagler Overseas Railway is open for walking or biking over open water to Pigeon Key.
Dolphin Research Center
8 miles north of the Sea Dell, this working research center
has tours and lots of educational fun for children and adults.
You can book a session for a dolphin swim.
Crane Point Museum
This large park is just a few blocks from the motel, find
a museum of local Keys history and an educational Nature
Walk. The Wild Bird Center is also located here -
the center rescues and rehabilitates injured birds found
in the Keys.
Stop at the train car gift shop on the ocean side just before
the 7 Mile Bridge to purchase a ticket. Enjoy a ferry ride
to historic Pigeon Key. Lovingly preserved from the early
days as a work camp for the Flagler Railroad, the Key has
a guided tour and a Flagler Museum. Bring a picnic, or snorkel
from the dock.
Located just 1.5 miles from our motel, Sombrero is the jewel
in the Marathon Community Park system. Just finished
with construction in late 2003, the park has an excellent
beach and swimming area and full facilities, with new shower
buildings, picnic shelters and more.
Bahia Honda State Park
One of the top parks in Florida - well known for the great
beaches and scenic vistas. Also has snorkeling and diving
charters-several beaches and play areas, snack bar. Located
at MM37, only 13 miles from the Sea Dell.
Many great specialty seafood and other ethnic restaurants
can be found in Marathon, some within walking distance of
the motel. Stop by the front desk for tips, or check out
our local restaurant guide.
Chamber of Commerce website offers an
up-to-date listing of activities, restaurants, diving and
snorkeling services, fishing, shopping, watersports and
a calendar of local events. Their video about Marathon can
be viewed here.