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If you’re in the Key West area, you need to take a daytrip to Fort Jefferson, part of the Dry Tortugas National Park. If want to just get away from it all–this is the place! Fort Jefferson, built in the mid-1800s and used during the Civil War, is surrounded by the most beautiful blue-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico that you will ever see. There are two main ways to get… Read More

I could spend forever in Key West–that’s how much I liked it. But alas, all we had were three days. We flew from home, connected in Atlanta, and then on to Key West. I’m glad the pilot warned us that the landing at the Key West airport would be abrupt. The runway isn’t that long. After exiting the aircraft, you are welcomed to the “Conch Republic“! From the airport, it was a… Read More