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Marathon Visitor Center

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Very helpful

A really nice visitor centre giving out maps and great info. The lady was very helpful. The centre... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brenda H
via mobile
Great information

While visiting Marathon be sure to stop by for information and coupons for everything to do in and... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
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The Islands of Marathon Visitor center is the official visitor center Middle Keys and Marathon area. We strive to provide high quality service to our guests. We offer free information about what to do, where to stay, where to dine, and more for our...more
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12222 Overseas Hwy, Gulf Side, Marathon, FL 33050-3529
+1 800-262-7284
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really nice visitor centre giving out maps and great info. The lady was very helpful. The centre was well signposted and right on the highway with plenty of parking.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brenda H
Reviewed 28 August 2018

While visiting Marathon be sure to stop by for information and coupons for everything to do in and around the central keys. The attendant took several minutes to explain and give directions to several landmarks and activities.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank emmanuelr957
Reviewed 26 August 2018

I needed a bathroom stop but ended up with a wealth of information! Don't drive by this diamond. Rhonda is the best! She was so knowledgeable and helpful. I know she saved us hours of useless wandering with all she was able to provide. Never...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank carlynnv
Reviewed 23 June 2018

I stopped in here to get some information about activities to do in the local area. The lady inside, Rhonda was extremely helpful. She provided me with some leaflets as well as some recommendations. Everything was well explained and as a result, I undertook two...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Patricia1209
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

A very helpful & friendly lady. Lots of leaflets and information to gather here. Parking outside. Well worth a visit for Marathon information and the rest of the Keys.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Karen P
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Lady there could not have been more pleasant or helpful. Found the maps I was seeking and, best of all, she told me about Curly's Coffee, which is THE BEST in Marathon!!!!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Phil L
Daniel S, Manager at Marathon Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

We Love Curley's! So glad to be helpful! Always stop in when you are in town, we would love to give more recommendations.

Reviewed 23 March 2018

An excellent place to stop and ask about Marathon and the Keys. They have lots of bochures and information about local restaurants and attractions. We couldn't remember the name of the restaurant we ate at the last time we were in Marathon (Burdines) but got...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank eleanorl671
Reviewed 25 February 2018

A great place to stop to get brochures and information about local attractions especially if this is your first trip to the keys.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank franksnake71
Reviewed 14 February 2018

the Center is well stocked with brochures, coupons and travel tips. Staff is very friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank nwfc65
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Cindy is very knowledgeable and personable. Adequate parking. Good place to pick up info, brochures, and ask questions if it’s your first or 5th trip to Marathon

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank MaryandBobontheroad
Daniel S, General Manager at Marathon Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

We are so happy to hear that! We love to help and spread the word on all the good things here in Marathon FL!

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Ernie G
9 August 2017|
Response from Daniel S |
Hello, Nonresidents who are 16 years of age or older are required to have Florida hunting, freshwater fishing or saltwater fishing licenses and permits except as listed below. Visitors do not need a recreational hunting... More