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“Good to see once.” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park

Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park
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Key West Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour
Ranked #16 of 159 things to do in Key West
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Historic site of a Civil War-era fort, currently being excavated; also has a beautiful beach for swimming and snorkeling.
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133 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Good to see once.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Nice to explore once. Not a lot to see and more information should have been there so we understood what we were looking at. A lot of people goofing off there which made it uncomfortable.

Visited September 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Great picnic & swim fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

The fort itself is really interesting but the beach there is real nice. Plenty of room for picnic, BBQ's or just fun in the sun! Worth the small admission price.

Visited October 2012
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St. Louis, MO
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Don't put your towel down here...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Wife and i loved the park itself but the nasty attitude by the 'umbrella rental' guy was not what we would have expected - you can't put your towel there - those people have the space around the umbrella...what??

Visited April 2013
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Boston, MA
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37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Enjoyed an afternoon at the park”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

We wandered around the old fort before meandering down to the beach and sitting and relaxing for a while. It made for a nice afternoon. The top of the fort has some great views.

Visited March 2013
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Pensacola, Florida
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Best Beach in Town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

For the information of everybody, Key West is not famous for beaches. But if your looking for one, this is the right spot for you, this is a state park so it is well manage and kept clean. There's an entrance fee and parking spaces to begin with. There are lounging chairs for rent. And also a good spot for sunset.

Visited March 2013
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