Attractions in Florida Keys

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  • So what brought you to {0} in the first place? And what else? We've pulled together some of the most interesting and nature-friendly attractions throughout the conservation-minded island chain that no visitor to {0} should miss. Plus, they make for some great photo ops. Your friends back home might get jealous.

    Just over two miles west of Marathon, nestled beneath what is now called the Old Seven Mile Bridge, lies the historical treasure known as Pigeon Key. In the early 1900s, the five-acre island served as a base camp for workers during construction of the original Seven Mile Bridge, the awe-inspiring centerpiece of Henry Flagler's Key West Extension of the Florida East Coast Railroad.

    Swimmers, snorkelers, beachgoers and bicyclists freely enjoy the abundant natural resources of John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, yet the history of this internationally known gem began with a handful of activists who wanted to preserve the coral reef. It soon became the United States' first undersea park. In 1965, one of the park's most popular underwater attractions was placed: an 8.6-foot-tall, 4,000-pound bronze statue called the Christ of the Abyss, and today is one of the most iconic symbols of the {0}.

    History of Diving Museum

    MM 83 bayside

    3,000 years of diving history on display... read more

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    Theater of the Sea

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    84721 Overseas Highway

    World's 2nd oldest marine park; dolphins, sea lions, parrots... read more

    Dolphins Plus Inc.

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    31 Corrine Place

    Flipper swims on... read more

    John Pennekamp Visitor Center / Museum

    P.O. Box 487

    Museum complex, aquarium, nature exhibits. Celebrated its 50th anniversary as America's first undersea park in December, 2010... read more

    Jacobs Aquatic Center

    320 Laguana Avenue

    Jacobs Aquatic Center a great recreation and lap pool, but also accommodates physically challenged visitors with state-of-the-art lifts... read more

    Turtle Hospital

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    2396 Overseas Highway

    Only licensed vet turtle hospital in the world; educational tours... read more

    Dolphin Research Center

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    58901 Overseas Highway

    Meet dolphins and sea lions during educational programs... read more

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    Old Seven Mile Bridge

    Mile Marker 47, U.S 1
    U.S. 1

    Historic landmark listed on the National Register, integral part of Henry Flagler Railroad construction... read more

    Pigeon Key

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    Pigeon Key Foundation
    P.O Box 500130

    Historical home base for Flagler Railroad workers, listed on the National Register of Historic Sites... read more

    Museum of Natural History of the Florida Keys

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    Mile Marker 50.5 Bayside
    5550 Overseas Highway

    Discover the Middle Keys' early history... read more
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