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.

Ocala Style Magazine From 12 Keys To The Keys

“A Bucket-List Experience” The trip aboard the Yankee Freedom III ferry was worth every penny and I only regret that I hadn't done it sooner.

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USA Today 10 Great Places to Explore Nooks and Crevasses

“One of 10 great places to explore nooks and crevasses” Earth Day marks its 40th anniversary next week, but Garry Hayes celebrates the planet all the time. The professor and creator ...

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National Park Service selects Yankee Freedom III LLC, to operate Ferry Service between Key West, FL, and Dry Tortugas National Park

YANKEE FREEDOM RECOGNIZED FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PRACTICES

Key West, Fl Published: Tuesday December 16, 2008 ON December 3, 2008, Chris Belland, CEO of Historic Tours of America representing Yankee Roamer, Inc., accepted the First Honorable Mention Award for environmental ...

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DRY TORTUGAS: ONLY 70 MILES WEST OF KEY WEST…WORTH THE TRIP

One in a series of occasional Florida travel articles Key West, Fl Published: May 2008 By Warren Resen, Member of the Florida Outdoor Writers Association If you found yourself on an island out in ...

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A Forgotten Fort At the End of Nowhere

New York Times By MICHAEL CONNOR Published: November 20, 1988 BEYOND the glitter of Miami and the party lights of Key West there is a bit of America that borders on nowhere. At ...

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Dry Tortugas – Our Favorite Places

Scott Croft NATIONAL PARK In the middle of the ocean at the end of the Florida Keys sits a structure so bold that it's been called the "Gibraltar of the Gulf." Precariously ...

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Courageous African Americans Honored

Official Newspaper of Dry Tortugas National Park, Vol. 2, Number 1 National Park Services Department of Interior Shortly after midnight on July 10, 1847, seven enslaved African Americans fled Garden Key. The courageous ...

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The Curious History Of Dry Tortugas National Park

Daniel Dustin "His stories were what frightened people worst of all. Dreadful stories they were -- about hanging, and walking the plank, and storms at sea, and the Dry Tortugas" ... ...

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Lonely fort in an azure sea tops our finds in far-flung Florida

By Brian J. Cantwell Northwest Weekend editor KEY WEST, Fla. — I met Tortugas Jack early one morning at quayside near where the spearminty waters of the Gulf of Mexico swirl into ...

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