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.

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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Famous Key West Historic Sites You Need To Visit

The southernmost city is one of the most popular vacation destinations in Florida and not just for its crystal waters and laid-back persona. For those who love history, the island's ...

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Best Parks for Camping in Florida

With some of the world’s most gorgeous natural scenery, Florida is home to many great places to go camping. Whether you’d like to be steps away from the ocean or ...

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The Best Parks in Florida for Birding

With its tropical climate and abundance of rivers, lakes and marshes, it is not surprising that many species of birds make Florida their home. In fact, Florida is considered to ...

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Yankee Freedom III is featured in the Professional Mariner

New Dry Tortugas ferry is fast, green, comfortable Apr 28, 2014 12:23 PM Photos and story by Brian Gauvin On a winter’s day, the 70-mile crossing from Key West, Fla., to Dry Tortugas ...

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Living At Fort Jefferson Then and Now

Escape From the Worst Prison in the U.S. Your application for clemency has been denied.” This message signed by President Andrew Johnson in 1868 was a terrible blow for George St. ...

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Dry Tortugas National Park Economic Benefits

New Report shows visitor spending supports 33 jobs in local economy and created $3.2 million in revenue for local businesses in Key West. HOMESTEAD, Florida – A new National Park Service ...

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Best Key West Eco Tours For Vacation Visitors

A tiny island paradise at the southernmost tip of the USA, Key West is surrounded by cerulean waters and gorgeous natural scenery and is home to one of the most ...

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Fort Jefferson Facts

Fort Jefferson is located within the Dry Tortugas, a group of small islands in the Gulf of Mexico. Just 70 miles due west of Key West, Florida, it’s the largest ...

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Key West Day Trips To The Dry Tortugas

Have you ever been to the Dry Tortugas? If not, next time you’re heading out on a Key West vacation, make plans to visit this natural and historical wonder in ...

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