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This spot is a little bit out of your way and once you get there you may feel a little bit cheated... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2018
Englewood, Florida
Not much to see, but a beautiful drive in a gated community to get there

The now destroyed plantation is located with a gated community of Key Marco. The security will let... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
Alan Z
Tampa, Florida
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930 Bluehill Creek Drive, Marco Island, FL
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have cycled in this area for the past 22 years and now they charge to enter. There is the historic ruin of Captains Horr's house which is now no longer accessible due to more damage after Hurricane Irma.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jean P
Reviewed November 11, 2018

This spot is a little bit out of your way and once you get there you may feel a little bit cheated - but not so much if you have a sense of history for the place and realize what we stand to lose by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed May 1, 2018

The now destroyed plantation is located with a gated community of Key Marco. The security will let you in but they do take your drivers licences info but you enter. About 1 1/2 miles down a nicely landscaped private drive with some homes probably starting...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Alan Z
Reviewed March 5, 2018

We visited this house (or what’s left of it) last week. About half of it is now on the ground. I suspect from the last hurricane. It is interesting to see but there is not much there and we instructed to not get out of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank skpetrimoulx
Reviewed February 24, 2018

Nice change to get into a quieter area of Marco Island. The ruins are not much to see, some real nice estates out there. Gate guard makes a copy of your license and plate numbers. They're very polite, but don't need any problems caused by...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank sprung51
Reviewed December 21, 2017

A pleasant drive to see how the "other half" (more like 1%!) lives. Being so sheltered there is a good chance you'll see raccoons during the day as well as gopher tortoises.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed July 26, 2017

worth the 10 minute drive to see the ruins of his house. on the way you get to see some amazing houses built in this gated community

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Angela B
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Homes in here are amazing, we were looking for the gopher turtles which were supposed to be abundant but never saw one there. They can be seen at other places on the island as well as burrowing owls.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank 8118Belle
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Key Marco is a gated island community off San Marco Road on Marco Island. It now consists of multi-million dollar homes with the exception of Captain Horr's old Plantation home. The walls are still standing and it is designated as a State Historic Site. As...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank daveruopp37
Reviewed March 6, 2017

I wouldn't make a special trip to see these ruins of the former home of Captain Horr. As far as the Pineapple Plantation.....it does not exist.....it's nothing but overgrown vegetation with an occasional turtle sighting. The development that you ride through to get to the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Olive C
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April 26, 2015|
Response from Freddie B |
8 to 5 FYI not allowed at the docks, dock's are private.Trespassers have been reprimanded by MIPD in the last 2 month.Specific rules are listed on the pass that is issued.