The smart way to plan your travel itinerary   
You are here: Home > United States > Florida > Florida Keys > National Parks > Dry Tortugas National Park

Dry Tortugas National Park
Key West Florida National Park

Previous Entry Next Entry
NameDry Tortugas National Park
Brief DescriptionNational Park
CategoryNational Park
DescriptionAlmost 70 miles (112.9 km) west of Key West lies a cluster of seven islands, composed of coral reefs and sand, called the Dry Tortugas. Along with the surrounding shoals and waters, they make up Dry Tortugas National Park. The area is known for its famous bird and marine life, and its legends of pirates and sunken gold. Fort Jefferson, one of the largest coastal forts ever built, is a central feature.

The Tortugas were first discovered by Ponce de Leon in 1513. Abundant sea turtles or

Phone 1(305) 242-7700
Handicapped AccessibleNo
Last Updated1/23/2013
Tell a FriendTell a friend about this page
Add Dry Tortugas National Park to your free online travel itinerary.
Dry Tortugas National Park - Key West, FL 33045

Directions to Dry Tortugas National Park

This Entry Dry Tortugas National Park
Yellow markers are attractions Attractions   Red markers are activities Activities   Blue markers are restaurants Restaurants   Brown markers are visitor information Visitor Information   Green markers are accommodations Accommodations  
Directions TO Dry Tortugas National Park
Directions FROM Dry Tortugas National Park
Places to stay near Dry Tortugas National Park
Things to do near Dry Tortugas National Park

What's Nearby?

Tropic Cinema
Tropic Cinema
Key West Movie Cinema (0.1 miles )
Trusted Tours and Attractions
Trusted Tours and Attractions
Key West Attraction Packages (0.1 miles )
Ripleys Odditorium in Key West
Ripleys Odditorium in Key West
Key West Museum (0.2 miles )
Key West Shipwreck Treasures Museum
Key West Shipwreck Treasures Museum
Key West Museum (0.3 miles )
Regal Cinema Key West 6
Regal Cinema Key West 6
Key West Movie Cinema (2.4 miles )
Dolphin Research Center
Dolphin Research Center
Marathon Zoo (48.5 miles )

Be the first to review Dry Tortugas National Park
How would you rate the informationon on this page? This travel content was helpfulThumbs Up or a This travel content was not helpfulThumbs Down.

Places to stay in Florida Keys (98) Things to do in Florida Keys (12) Florida Keys Attractions (7)
Florida Keys Visitor Information (2) Florida Keys Restaurants (0) Florida Keys Events (0)


Indoor Activities
Visitor Guides
Places to stay

What's New Privacy Statement Customer Service Sign In Tell a Friend Get Listed Contact Us
Travel Articles Legal Site Map Register About Us Marketing Tips Follow WeGoPlaces on Twitter!   Follow WeGoPlaces on Facebook!