Tour Guide to Attractions in the Florida Key




This page is a selective guide of useful tourist information and is intended to give the visitor of the Florida Keys a head start in making the most of their exploration of the Florida Keys. Listed below are some of the best local attractions of the middle part of the Florida Keys, as well as some personal favorites of FLORIDA KEYS BEST. They are shown by Mile Marker number to make them easier to find.


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Mile Marker 37 - Bahia Honda State Park
offers a variety of choice activities: Silver Palm Nature Trail a self guided Waking Tour, kayaking, picnic area, One of top 10 beaches in US Mile Marker 37 (305) 872-2353

Mile Marker 47 - Pigeon Key
Take the Pigeon Key Express from the Visitors Center via the old Seven-mile Bridge to the historic 1900s village island. Mile Marker 47 (305) 289-0025

Mile marker 49 - Barracuda Grill
For that special event or anniversary. Try the veal chop, rake of lamb, steak, or tuna. As good as it gets! Mile Marker 49 Marathon (3050 742-3314

Mile Marker 50 - Tropical Crane Point Hammock
Nature trails, Children's Museum, Natural History Museum, and Adderly Village Historic Site A lot to see and do. Mile Marker 50, Marathon, 33050-0536 (305) 742-9100

Mile Marker 59 - Dolphin Research Center
Offers Dolphin Encounter and Dolphin Insight programs Encounter is a several hour education program which includes a workshop and 20 minute structured swim with the dolphins. also available Mile Marker 59 Grassy Key (305) 289-1121

Mile Marker 61 - Dolphin Connection
Adult and children interaction programs - Up close with the dolphins in their own lagoon. Advance reservation required. Resort guests have first preference. Mile Marker 61 at Hawk's Cay Resort, Duck Key, Florida (305) 743-7000 Ext. 3030 ß

Mile Marker 61 - Tilden Dive Center
Located by the Hawk's Cay Resort Marina, Tilden Dive will take you to a number of great dive spots. Tilden provides gear for its snorkel trips and has a number of scuba courses to satisfy individual needs. Mile Marker 61, Duck Key Drive

Mile Marker 68.5 - Long Key State Park
Golden Orb Nature Trail offering native subtropical habitats, birds and marine life picnic areas, flats fishing. Canoe Trail is a local favorite. Mile Marker 68.5 on Long Key

Mile Marker 81.5 - World Wide Sportsman
Visit the largest saltwater and fly fishing store in Florida . See a replica of Hemingway's boat, have a beverage on verandah of the Zane Grey Lounge, and view the Everglades aquarium. Don't miss it! Mile Marker 81.5 (305) 664-4615

Mile Marker 81.5 - Morada Bay
A favorite for lunch and dinner. Spectacular sandy beach for watching evening sunsets. Bring a pail and shovel for young children. World Wide Sportsman is right next door and an easy stroll away. Mile Marker 81.5

Mile Marker 84.5 - Theater of the Sea
A chance to get in the water with the dolphins for an encounter plus a "trainer of the day program" Mile Marker 84.5 (US 1) Islamorada (305) 664-243


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