Sombrero Beach is located on the Atlantic Ocean in the city of Marathon in the Florida Keys. The beach is great for picnics because it has plenty of shade, pavilions, barbecue pits, playground, showers, restrooms, and free parking.
At the very tip of Key West, where the road ends is Mallory Square where locals and visitors gather for a nightly sunset celebration. At Mallory Square you will see fantastic sunsets, street performers, local artists, and many surprises.
Seventy miles off of Key West the Dry Tortugas is the site of Fort Jefferson built with 16 million bricks in the 1840’s and surrounded by breathtaking coral reefs just off the beach.
You can get to the Dry Tortugas on a 2 hour cruise aboard the Yankee Freedoom II.
PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens Florida is the home of the Professional Golfers Association (the PGA). It is the center of the universe for Golf and a statement to Florida’s dominance in the world of Golf with more golf courses (over 1,400) than any other state.
Rated the # 1 Zoo in America by both Parents magazine and Child magazine, Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa offers year round activities for kids, families, and adults.
With more than 1,500 animals on 56 acres, Lowry Zoo has created natural habitats throughout the park for visitors of all ages to enjoy and get up close to animals from around the world.
The Zoo offers water play areas, rides, and opportunities to feed animals. The close encounter feedings take place Lorikeet Landing, Bushland Budgies and Stingray Bay.
Ernest Hemingway lived in Key West for 10 years. He spent his time writing, fishing, drinking at Sloppy Joes, and enjoying the island atmosphere of Key West.
The Hemingway House is the house that Ernest Hemingway lived in and today it is an attraction and museum you can visit in Key West.