Travel TV show ‘Only in the Florida Keys’ to debut on Discovery with Keys Host

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Updated March 16, 2022

FLORIDA KEYS – “Only in the Florida Keys,” a 30-minute television special that explores unique experiences, places and things found only in the island chain, will debut on the Discovery Channel on Saturday 19 March at 8 am EDT.

Hosted by Florida Keys resident and adventurer Christina Wilson, the show takes viewers on a journey along the Overseas Highway from Key Largo to Key West. Along the way, Wilson meets fishing guides and dive operators, environmental stewards, guides to historic attractions, and artists who have dedicated themselves to introducing visitors to the “culture of the Keys.”

“As a resident of Keys, it is a pleasure to have been asked to guide viewers on an up-close journey through a unique community like ours,” said Wilson, a Keys-based wildlife biologist. “Being able to share my passion for the island chain not only with other members of our local community, but also with people from across the country, is an experience I will never forget.”

The program strives to educate visitors about the unique aspects of the Florida Keys that can only be found in the area, while resident feedback exemplifies their dedication to the island chain’s environment and way of life. close to nature.

Among the experiences, Wilson features diving at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park with Pirate’s Cove Watersports, a hands-on gyotaku lesson with Gallery of the Arts founder Lisa Lee Herman in Islamorada, strolling along the historic Old Bridge Seven Mile and visit Pigeon Key with operations director Chris Rowell, discovering the one-of-a-kind commercial breadfruit farm Grimal Grove with owner Patrick Garvey, and taking a Yankee Freedom ferry cruise to Dry Tortugas National Park to a guided tour with park superintendent Glenn Simpson.

After the March 19 debut, the show will be expanded to one hour and is set to air on Waypoint TV, an on-demand streaming platform for outdoor entertainment; Visit the GoUSAtv streaming channel in the United States, which attracts global travelers planning to visit America; and discover Florida. Additional distribution this summer will include Waypoint TV’s “Fast Channel,” available on smart TVs, and Bally Sports Florida Cable, which is a regional hub for sports and outdoor content.

Hosted by Florida Keys resident and adventurer Christina Wilson, the show takes viewers on a journey along the Overseas Highway from Key Largo to Key West.

Hosted by Florida Keys resident and adventurer Christina Wilson, the show takes viewers on a journey along the Overseas Highway from Key Largo to Key West.

The special explores unique experiences, places and elements found only in the island chain.

The special explores unique experiences, places and elements found only in the island chain.

This article was updated on March 16, 2022 at 6:55 p.m.

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