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Traveling with Children to the Florida Keys

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RentTheKeys has learned that the best vacations are the ones in which the whole family attends. Parents, children, and occasionally the family dog, playing, relaxing, exploring, and learning new things about the world they live in is an experience that draws them closer together. This guide to traveling with your favorite tiny travelers will help you see the Florida Keys in a new light, bringing joy to each member in your family and creating memories that will last a lifetime!

Building Sandcastles

Beach days with the kiddos can be far different than ones enjoyed on your own and even though the relaxation may be less, especially when young children are involved, we think the joy factor can be increased exponentially. Frolicking with them in the salty waters, watching their amazement over the sea birds that stand long legged in the surf, seeking new treats with every ebb and flow of the waves, and, of course, building sandcastles where the sand is moist and sticky. And for those who want to build an architecturally sound sandcastle filled with whimsy, sandcastle building instructions are often offered in different areas along the Keys, including Sandventure Sand Sculpting in Sarasota!

Learning About the Environment

Sometimes education can be easily disguised as entertainment and as you schedule visits to local Aquariums during your trip, your children will be learning important lessons about nature, science, and conservation! The Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota features an extensive Sea Turtle Conservation & Research Program and Aquarium Encounters Florida Keys in Marathon are two of our favorites, but no matter where you find yourself along the Keys, you will be able to find aquariums large and small just waiting to be explored.

Introduction to New Foods With These Florida Keys Children’s Activities

A children’s food palate is not a sophisticated one and as they often prefer to eat the same meal over and over for days on end, we parents are consistently in the battle of introducing to them to new foods. The fresh and sweet taste of Florida seafood, however, will be something they take to, well, like fish and water, and even the more foreign tastes of Cuban delights are sure to interest them. (The Keys offer a strong Cuban presence and the food of that country is our comfort food!)

Family Friendly

RentTheKeys offers the ideal family friendly escapes that your kiddos will love, and some are even pet friendly, ensuring the entire family can escape to the Keys in comfort and style. Reserve your favorite Florida Keys children‘s haven today!