Up The Keys Tours
Finding & Sharing the Beauty of the Florida Keys
Up The Keys LLC is a 100% woman-owned land-based eco-tour operator in the Florida Keys. Started, owned, and operated by Kim Stamps, of Key West Florida since March 2016. Up The Keys is the only land-based tour operator that offers round-trip driving tours from Key West and Marathon to the nearby islands.
Kim is a graduate of the University of West Florida in Pensacola, FL and the International Tour Management Institute in San Francisco, CA. She holds a BSBA, Finance and is a Certified Tour Director as well as an Independent Travel Agent with Out A Here Travel. With more than 15 years in the tourism and transportation industry, she operates Up The Keys with industry expertise. Up The Keys is based in Key West with 15-passenger vans, keeping groups small and flexible. Up The Keys also operates Private Key West Walking Tours in Old Town Key West.
Up The Keys strives for safety, fun, and education of our guests. Please see our Health & Safety Section below.
Up The Keys Tours is concerned with the environment and it's protection and offers Volun-Tours to help keep our environment clean and safe. Tour commentary includes ways guests can help conserve and protect our resources, wildlife, and ecosystem as a whole.
Listen to Kim's live radio show Mondays at 7pm EDT on FM104.9 The X Key West, the Southernmost Travel Show. She shares travel information and tips, hosts a local business spotlight interview, and creates and shares a Trip of the Week to somewhere in the world. Stream it live at xkeywest.com.
We hope to see you soon!
Health & Safety
Our Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Your health is our top priority, and we have put special measures in place to keep all guests safe during and after your tour.
FACE MASKS - Monroe County and City of Key West require face masks when social distancing is not possible. We therefore require face masks in the van, on our walking tours, and when guests are within 6 feet of their tour guide.
STRINGENT CLEANING - We sanitize our tour vehicles and equipment between each tour, in accordance with CDC recommendations.
HAND SANITIZER - available to all of our guests and guides
SOCIAL DISTANCING - Our group sizes are limited to ensure social distancing of 6 feet between people can be accomplished
WELLNESS CHECKS - Employees receive daily wellness checks to ensure they are healthy and symptom-free. If you or anyone in your group is experiencing symptoms, we will work directly with you to cancel or reschedule your tour.
TRAVEL INFORMATION - Check Kayak's daily travel restriction updates for the US
Website Accessibility &
Up The Keys LLC recognizes the importance of ensuring our website is accessible to those with disabilities. We are committed to making our information accessible to visitors with disabilities and are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website and in doing so adhere to many of the available standards and guidelines.
This website endeavors to conform to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible to all visitors. Up The Keys LLC strives to adhere to the accepted guidelines and standards for accessibility and usability as comprehensively as possible on this website. We are currently exploring compliance service opportunities that will scan our website and identify non-compliant elements or documents that need to be addressed.