African Queen
MM 100
Holiday Inn Docks
Key Largo, FL
This is the original boat from the movie "The African
Queen" starring Humphrey Bogart and Katherine
Hepburn.  There is no fee for viewing.
Bahia Honda State Park
MM 37
Bahia Honda Key, FL
Cited as one of the nation's top 10 beaches. Deep waters close to shore offer outstanding
swimming and snorkeling.   Camping and cabins, fishing, nature trails.  The park is on
524 acres including one small island offshore on the southwest end of the park.  Many
plants and animals in the park are rare and unusual, including marine plant and animal
species of Caribbean origin.  Trees in the park include the yellow satinwood, gumbo limbo
and silver palm.  There is a nature trail that follows the shore of a tidal lagoon at the far
end of Sandspur Beach.  Concession service, marina, snack bar, gift shop, snorkeling
tours, kayak rentals.  Admission charged.
The Bat Tower
You'll find the tower down a
dirt road, just off the road to
the Sugarloaf Airport, bayside
at MM 17.
The Bat Tower is one of the most unique attractions in the Keys.  Entrepreneur Richter
Perky, who wished to establish a fishing camp in Sugarloaf Key, built it in 1929.  He
erected the Bat Tower as part of a chemical-free plan to thwart pesky mosquitoes on his
property.  Unfortunately, Mr. Perkey passed away before he could carry out his innovation
The Blue Hole
Big Pine Key
The Blue Hole is an abandoned
limestone quarry.  The rock material
removed was used to build many of the
original roads on Big Pine Key.  Since
there is no inlet or outlet to the Blue
Hole, its existence is dependent on
rainfall and from salt water which flows
through the surrounding limestone.  
Fish, turtles, alligators and the
occasional wading bird can be found in
the Blue Hole.  Alligators can often be
seen hugging the shoreline, lazily
sunning themselves.

Access for the disabled is provided.
The Blue Hole - Big Ping Key, Florida
Photos by Gail Culver www. Florida Keys Website Design .com
A Key Encounter Nature Theater
Clinton Square Market Mall
Key West, FL
Theatre / Gallery / Museum showing Keys
wild life on 3 big screens
Free admission
Open 7 days a week
Audubon House & Tropical Gardens
205 Whitehead St.
Key West, FL
305 294-2116
The 1840's home of Captain John Geiger.  This unique home is
furnished with 19th Century antiques.  The tropical gardens is
where John J. Audubon painted.
Open daily 9:30 am - 5:00 pm.
Bone Island Shuttle
Kids Ride Free!
The carefree, car free way to visit Key West.
As you can well imagine, an island that is only 2 miles wide by 4 miles long doesn't offer a lot of space for
parking cars. You will also find that those parking meters and garages don't come cheap.
The Bone Island Shuttle will pick you up and drop you off all day for one low price so that you can:
  • Enjoy Key West the way it was designed to be enjoyed....without a car!
  • Save time and money
  • Avoid the hassle of traffic and parking
  • Make your stay more fun, along with everyone else's
  • Kids ride free!
Bone Island Shuttle Multi-day offers 3 and 5 day passes that will save you time and money.  Save $6 on the 3-day
pass and $10 on the 5-day pass.  Just inquire at the front desk of your hotel.
Take a stroll through a tropical paradise.  Walk through a magical and inviting environment filled with hundreds of the most beautiful
winged creatures in nature - butterflies.  During your breathtaking journey you will experience an impressive collection of flowering
plants, colorful birds, cascading waterfalls and trees that set the stage for the "flowers of the sky."  Witness some 50 to 60 butterfly
species from around the world, along with fifteen exotic bird species, all under a climate controlled, glass enclosed habitat.  
Casa Antigua
314 Simonton
Key West, FL
Hemingway's First Residence in Key West
Tour the Garden of this most unusual home

Caribbean arts and crafts     Haitian Metal Art     Open 7 days 10 am - 6 pm

Enter through Pelican Poop Gift Shop
The Conch Tour Train is one of Florida's most
popular attractions and has been entertaining
visitors to Key West since 1958.  
The Couch Tour Train is open everyday and tours
run from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.  

Boarding locations:
  • Front Street
  • Mallory Square
  • Flagler Station

305 294-5161
Curry Mansion Inn
511 Caroline St.
Key West, FL
Historic Victorian Mansion & Museum
Located Just Off Duval St Near Mallory Square
Dolphin Cove Research & Education
101900 Overseas Highway        
Key Largo, FL  
Sister facility to Dolphins Plus.  Dolphin
Cove has one daily Natural Swim at 9:45
am. and three structured swims daily.    
Dolphin Connection       
Hawks Cay Resort MM 61        
Memorable dolphin encounters
Open to the public
Dolphin Research Center      
MM 59 Bayside       
Grassy Key
Marathon, FL
Dolphin Research Center - Grassy Key, Florida
Have you Touched a Dolphin Today?     
Dolphin and sea lion demonstrations daily.  Get wet
in the Dolphin Encounter swim program and Dolphin
Splash wade-in program.   Shake flippers dockside.   
9:00 am - 4:00 pm daily  

Providing a home for dolphins since 1958
This giant statue of a bottlenose dolphin is a
replica of Mitzi, who starred in the movie
Flipper.  Mitzi died here in 1972, but her
daughter and grandson are still at the center.
Dolphins Plus Inc        
31 Corrine Place       
Key Largo, FL
305 451-1993
Dolphins Plus, Inc operates a marine mammal facility involved in
environmental education programs, in-water therapy with disabled children
and the study of inter-species interaction between dolphins and humans.  

Swim with Dolphins or Sea Lions
Reservations recommended
Florida Keys attractions, Key West attractions, Things to Do & See in the Florida Keys
The Florida Keys only living butterfly and
nature conservatory.

Conservatory hours 9:00 am to 5:00 pm daily.
(last ticket sold 30 min. before closing)
Gift shop and gallery hours 9:00 am to 5:30
pm daily.

Call for group rates and details.
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