DAY TRIP TO
DRY TORTUGAS NATIONAL PARK
LOCATED 70 MILES FROM KEY WEST
It's one of the least visited National Parks in the United States. With turquoise water, sandy beaches, reefs, and history, it's the perfect stop in the Florida Keys.
Or by ferry from Key West
Arrive via seaplane
Tour Fort Jefferson
Construction of this massive brick fort began in 1846 and it was used periodically until the early 1900s. Visitors can explore all three levels, including the grassy ramparts.
Don't miss the unique views from inside the fort!
There are two designated snorkel areas with beaches outside Fort Jefferson. You'll find coral and colorful fish right along the bricks of the sea wall. Some tours even include snorkel gear!
Check out these colorful cuties!
The Dry Tortugas are a popular nesting ground for birds. Some even fly all the way from Africa every year! This frigate bird has a wingspan of more than 7 feet.