Driving to Key West on the Overseas Highway
Although Key West is just over 140 miles from Miami, it is world away in terms of culture, architecture and lifestyle. Discover what it is like to drive along the Overseas Highway and discover some of the highlights along the way.
Dry Tortugas National Park
The Dry Tortugas, a western extension of the Florida Keys, lie about 70 miles west of Key West. Access to these 7 islets is by boat or seaplane. A ferry makes daily trips to Garden Key from Key West. Continue reading to learn about the history of this unique national park and what to do there.
Garden Key and Dry Tortugas Lighthouses
Garden Key and Dry Tortugas Lighthouses are located in the Dry Tortugas area of the Florida Keys. Both are now deactivated, but are of historical interest. Visiting these remote structures requires a boat or seaplane.
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