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The Yankee Freedom Dry Tortugas National Park Blog offers insightful information about a variety of things to do in Key West along with news articles and interesting facts about the treasured historical landmark. Check back often for updated content, special events, and promotions.

1 Week Key West Vacation Itinerary

Located at longitude 24.5551° N and latitude 81.7800° W, at the southernmost tip of the continental United States, you will find one of the most remarkable destinations in the United ...

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5 Questions With The June #DryTortugas Photo Contest Winner

Meet Mike Koester, our June 2019 #DryTortugas Photo Contest winner. We had the chance to ask him a few questions about his experience at the Dry Tortugas National Park. ...

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Must Do 1 Day Cruises and Boat Trips in South Florida

  View this post on Instagram Your chariot to adventure awaits! ⚓ A post shared by Dry Tortugas (@drytortugas) on Dec 11, 2018 at 12:44pm PST The sunshine state offers visitors a diverse ...

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Best Camping Destinations in the United States

            View this post on Instagram                     One heck of a view to wake up to! ???? #DryTortugas #FortJefferson ????: @offshoretom A post shared by Dry Tortugas (@drytortugas) on Mar 22, 2017 at ...

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Top 10 Snorkeling Destinations in the US

From a subtropical paradise to a surprising island escape in New England, read on for the top 10 snorkeling destinations in the U.S. Dry Tortugas, Florida Keys One of the most remote ...

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Most Historic Lighthouses in Florida

A dusting of islands that extends southwest from Florida’s mainland, the shallow waters and rocky coral of the Florida Keys are home to many historic lighthouses. On a drive down ...

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SKYGLOW Video

This cinematic time-lapse video perfectly captures the beauty and power of one of our nation's most unique parks. Enjoy breathtaking views of Fort Jefferson and the night sky, and fall ...

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Best Places to Disconnect During Your Key West Vacation

The beauty of a Key West vacation is that disconnecting comes with the territory. With its position 150 miles from mainland Florida and at the southernmost point in the continental ...

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Defining Moments In National Park Service History

Photo courtesy John W. Penney © 2016 In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the US National Park Service, we decided to write an article with some of the most historic ...

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Top 10 Key West Boat Trips

Renowned for oddities like roaming chickens and declaring itself the sovereign “Conch Republic,” Key West is a popular tropical destination with a unique culture all on its own. The southernmost ...

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