What Are Some Things to Do in Key Largo, Florida?


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Some attractions in and around Key Largo, Florida, include the John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and Audubon House and Tropical Gardens. Other attractions include the Florida Keys History of Diving Museum, Dolphin Cove, Key West Aquarium and Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park.

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What Are Some Things to Do in Key Largo, Florida?
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Part of Key Largo's tourist appeal lies in its location on the water. Dolphins occasionally haunt some of the surrounding coves. Tourists visit Dolphin Cove and other locations in the hope of catching a glimpse of these elusive creatures. Visitors can also enjoy the abundance of other plant and animal life in one of Key Largo's state parks. John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park is home to a reconstructed coral reef where visitors can experience the underwater world by taking tours on a glass-bottomed boat. Camping, boating and kayaking are other means to experience the park's rich diversity.

Fans of Ernest Hemingway can visit the nearby Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum. Visitors can take guided tours of the property or simply walk through the scenic grounds. One of the unusual features of the property is that it is home to more than 40 cats. A bookstore is also available on the premises.

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