KEY WEST TRAVEL BLOG

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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.

Planning a Memorable Key West Weekend Getaway

So, you’re heading to Key West for a weekend getaway? No other beach destination could be as unique or relaxing. There are so many things to do and see, from ...

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Most Historically Significant National Parks in America

The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2016. Created in 1916 as a result of the Organic Act, the National Park Service was established "to conserve the ...

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The Most Remote National Parks In The United States

From US territories in the South Pacific to the northernmost stretches of Alaska’s wilderness, national parks around the United States are filled with diverse ecosystems and astounding natural beauty. Key ...

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Best Photo Opportunities in Key West

Visitors are drawn to Key West because it’s a picturesque island retreat. From the shallow blue-green seas surrounding the island to colorful conch cottages with palm trees and bougainvillea lining ...

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National Parks With the Best Views

America is filled with beautiful wonders of the natural world and this is perhaps no more self-evident than during a visit to a National Park. From purple mountains majesty to ...

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Great Florida Birding Trail In The Florida Keys

For wildlife enthusiasts and specifically birders, Florida is home to the Great Florida Birding Trail, a 2,000-mile, self-guided trail connecting over 500 sites for birding and wildlife viewing. From Big ...

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Hidden Gems of Key West

An island of only eight square miles, you might think Key West is a pretty easy place to navigate and understand—and it is! But just off the beaten path, it’s ...

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Local’s Guide to Key West

So, you’re ready to head to the southernmost city for some fun in the sun? There’s no better destination for adventure, from water sports and historical attractions to live music ...

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Why Dry Tortugas National Park Is The #1 Key West Attraction

Like no place else on earth, the Dry Tortugas offer visitors an adventure they will never forget. If you’re visiting Key West, a trip to this oasis in the Gulf ...

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Most Beautiful Parks in Florida To Visit On Vacation

If you’re getting ready to plan a  Florida vacation or if you’re lucky enough to live here, you know that the Sunshine State is known for it’s magnificent natural beauty. ...

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