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Indian Key State Historic Site

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Address: Mile Marker 78.5, Islamorada, FL 33036
Phone Number: (305) 664-4815
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Very nice, easy to park and get too,

Easy to park and get too. Beautiful ocean gulf views, relax and enjoy while sipping something cold. Beautiful sunset.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to park and get too. Beautiful ocean gulf views, relax and enjoy while sipping something cold. Beautiful sunset.

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Frisco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would highly recommend going to the island for anyone visiting the keys. Our family enjoyed learning some of the history and seeing the wildlife on the island. Our tour guide, David, from Islander Watersports dug up hermit crabs for our kids to play with and even climbed a tree so we could try a cuban spice straight from the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Grab a kayak and paddle over to Indian Key to feel and discover some old Florida Keys history. The surrounding waters are refreshing and crystal clear. Please remember to only leave footprints.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

This is a pretty easy paddle from Robbie’s/Kayak Shack. I ordered a book from the Matecumbe Historical Trust online, but you could stop in and pick it up if you are interested (located on Islamorada.) It’s maybe 70-80 pages and a quick read. It is packed full of information and tells a very interesting history of Indian Key. It also... More 

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Islamorada, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

This was once the county seat for Dade (now referred to as Miami-Dade) county. A fascinating history. Accessible by boat, favored by kayakers especially. There are pamphlets available at the dock which will give you the history of the key. Ruins are marked so if you follow the map, you will see where everything was when this was an active... More 

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Weston, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

This is an island that you can get to by boat or kayak. It is a historical site but doesn't have much on it. There are a couple of benches to sit on and an old wooden observational tower. Some of the, used to be buildings, are mapped out by rocks or wood. If you like to see a piece... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Great kayak trip over from Robbies Marina (Islamorada). Not too strenuos, but you will encounter some current just after the bridge. Did this in 2015 and enjoyed seeing the historic island. Indians killed off the white-man back in the day in a surprise attack (and they probably deserved it). Interesting remnants of the old way of living on the island... More 

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New Baltimore, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

This is an island out in the Atlantic Ocean in the FL Keys. Accessible only boat.....can get there only by boat......walk the steps in the first English Settlement in the Keys.....Nice.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

This was an interesting park and our family spent about an hour here hiking on the trail to the ocean. We walked through campsites on the way and saw spiders and snakes in the grass. There is a boardwalk to hike part of the way on.

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Greenacres, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

It a great paddle out to Indian Key. Once you get across the channel it's very shallow so not great at low tide. You can get out and walk around the Island. Also a spot where you can go snorkeling.

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