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By Joyce Huber

The easiest advisor to South Florida's traditional wonders and specified treasures. This advisor explores all the way in which from romantic Key Largo to special Pine Key, Little Torch Key and cool Key West. It bargains vast details on how one can discover, together with aerial excursions, biking trails, the Pelican course (Key West), canoe and kayak excursions and nature hikes.

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Fort Taylor is believed to hold the largest number of Civil War artifacts in the nation and has become a major archaeological treasure. 40 History By the 1830s, law and order prevailed and a more civilized type of salvaging came into play. Upon sighting floundering ships, the wreckers sailed out and saved the passengers and cargo in return for 25% of the haul. Wrecking became Key West’s most profitable industry, though some say the ships were still deliberately lured onto the shoals. Nonfarming settlers in Key West and at Islamorada became wreckers and Key West became the wealthiest city in the infant United States Republic from the bounty of that profitable industry.

Most boats have rest rooms, a snack bar and go out most days of the year. Biscayne National Underwater Park, Inc. 9710 SW 328th St. com Since 95% of the park is covered by water, the best way to explore Biscayne is to get wet or at least venture out on a boat. A park concessioner offers glass-bottom boat tours with snorkeling. Interpretive programs are conducted regularly by rangers at the Dante Fascell Visitor Center, where exhibits and films also provide an introduction to the park. The glass-bottom boat tours a coral reef area that stretches from the southern tip of Key Biscayne to the northern tip of Key Largo.

Boat Tours To reach Land’s End Marina, follow US 1 south to Key West; take a right as you enter the island onto Roosevelt Ave. (this is still US 1). Continue through three traffic lights and take a right onto Palm Ave. (Garrison Bight Marina). Follow through three traffic lights and take a right onto Margaret St. Follow to the end, where you will find the Key West Seaport and the Yankee Fleet. 54 Outdoor Adventures n Glass-Bottom Boat Tours Glass-bottom boat tours are entertaining and educational.

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