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Ernest and his wife Pauline extensively renovated the old home, restoring it to its original charm and adding the exceptional luxury (in those days) of a swimming pool and lovely gardens.
Today, visitors can go on a guided tour of the home, which has been exceptionally well preserved as a museum and contains much of the original furniture and fittings.
Dolphin Cove, 101900 Overseas Highway, Key Largo, FL 33037, Phone: 305-451-4060 More romantic getaways: Cincinnati, MD, OR, HI, Retreats, Asheville, Indoor Amusement Parks, WI, San Francisco There aren’t too many places on Earth where you can combine history with an amazing underwater world bristling with marine life.
Located about 70 miles west of Key West, Dry Tortugas National Park is almost entirely covered by water except for a few small islands, one of which is home to historic Fort Jefferson, one of the largest forts every built, dating back to 1846–1875.
The beautiful Florida Keys are a string of idyllic tropical islands off the southern tip of Florida that can easily be accessed by car along the amazing Seven Mile Bridge and the 113-mile Overseas Highway, which runs from Key Largo to Key West, Florida.
The Keys are a popular vacation destination, offering brilliant sandy beaches, warm tropical waters, great hotels, and an abundance of marine life.
Unfortunately, due to the sensitive environment, the refuge is not open to the general public and can only be accessed by volunteers and for research purposes.
Florida Keys Eco Discovery Center, 34 East Quay Rd, Key West, FL 33040, Phone: 305-809-4750 Top things to see near me: East Coast Beaches, SC, Beaches near Orlando, Last Minute, Palm Springs, Portland, Bar Harbor, Destin, Houston, Newport Beach, NH, Flagstaff, Minneapolis, Jacksonville Running parallel to US Highway 1 (designated a National Scenic Highway), the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail is a (mostly) paved 90-mile trail that stretches from Key Largo to Key West, inviting and encouraging walkers, hikers, skateboarders, and cyclists to come and enjoy superlative views.After you have toured Fort Jefferson, you can enjoy all the underwater wonders of Dry Tortugas National Park – there are great bathing beaches and several excellent dive sites including reefs, wrecks, and shallow areas perfect for children and beginners.The only way to reach this amazing place is by scheduled ferry, private boat, or seaplane.The park is well equipped to welcome visitors and features over 6 miles of trails, most of which are paved and suitable for bicycles, wheelchairs, and children’s buggies.As you make your way along the trails, you will have great bird watching and photo opportunities.